[HamWAN PSDR] HamWAN Minecraft? .. and TV cartoons?
ben.krueger at gmail.com
Mon Sep 28 06:22:44 PDT 2020
"How to destroy joy, discourage participation, and criminalize everything"
On Sun, Sep 27, 2020, 1:08 AM Chuck Cole <cncole at earthlink.net> wrote:
> I did not say HamWan had such a list. The idea of "list" seems out of
> touch with the type of FCC regulatory language we have. I referred to Part
> 97, etc that is the overall basis for amateur radio to exist. "having
> fun" is not explicit in the mission and purpose. Perhaps kiddie TV
> cartoons and Laurel and Hardy re-runs should also be archived and regularly
> shown. That would be part of the "having fun" list of things, wouldn't it?
> I think we completely disagree and I'm not interested in debating this
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jamie Owens
> Sent: Sep 27, 2020 2:35 AM
> To: Puget Sound Data Ring
> Subject: Re: [HamWAN PSDR] HamWAN Minecraft?
> Chuck, I don't recall reading a list of things you CANNOT use HamWAN
> for. Only that you cannot use encryption. If they set limits on the
> internet in the early days we would not be where we are now. Cannot
> restrict everything and expect any sort of good development to ever happen.
> The limits re:encryption are as far as it should go, other than blatant
> abuse such as downloading massive amounts or doing other things that affect
> the performance of the network I do not see how there is any harm in trying
> to see the usefulness of the network while having a little fun.
> On Sat, Sep 26, 2020 at 10:46 PM Chuck Cole <cncole at earthlink.net> wrote:
>> Gaming (ie, pure diversion) sounds contrary to letter and spirit of the
>> FCC authorizations for amateur service.
>> I prefer that such things become specific prohibitions and maybe even
>> punishable offenses since they can jeopardize our having any privileges.
>> There is no political up side for diversionary gaming. If games were an
>> explicit part of experimentation to improve bandwidth and reduce latency,
>> AND data was both collected and reported in a useful manner, THEN games may
>> be OK.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Bart Kus
>> Sent: Sep 27, 2020 1:08 AM
>> To: Puget Sound Data Ring
>> Subject: [HamWAN PSDR] HamWAN Minecraft?
>> I've come to realize that games seem compatible with Part 97. So let's
>> run a test of this on HamWAN. I've setup a Minecraft Bedrock server on "
>> minecraft.hamwan.net" port 19133. The world has been initiated from the
>> seed "HamWAN". :) If you'd like to build some ham radio related world,
>> please join and have a go. I expect many antennas!
>> I've set the game rules to pvp=off (no hitting each other), and
>> showcoordinates=true (so people can find each other).
>> I'd like to hear reports of how the gaming experience is over HamWAN, so
>> access to the server is limited to ARDC addresses only. That is, you've
>> gotta be connecting from 220.127.116.11/9 or 18.104.22.168/10 address space.
>> Have fun! And remember, don't dig down
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