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[Discuss] data caps

Edward Ned Harvey (blu) wrote:
[regarding satellite Internet]
> They say that's not good enough for gaming...  Rightly so...  But they say for voice, it's perfectly fine.  Which is ... bogus.  At least, bogus for people who intend to have two-way conversations with humans.  I formerly tried using a satellite link as my main voice channel, and you start talking, and a second later the person is talking over you, and then you both back off...  It just happens way too frequently, and waste a whole lotta time handshaking.  You'll only do it if you have no other alternative.  (For example, you're on a ship in the middle of the ocean.)

Or you can get used to saying stuff like "Over" and "Copy" and "Say
Again". As long as you're at it, you also get to say "Roger" and

Ted (Out)

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