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Articles on telecommunications 1994 to 1998 - especially Hybrid Fibre Coax and other broadband systems

Part of figure 2 - ADCs OFDM

Robin Whittle - First Principles Consulting 25 June 1998
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Articles for Australian Communications magazine

The articles in reverse date order are:

Wavelength Division Multiplexing

March 1998 8 pages

Telstra's HFC Internet Service

October and November 1997 10 pages 1 diagram 1 table

Telstra's DialConnect and FrameDial services: "National Data Network: No POPs Needed"

September 1997 1 page

Telstra Internet's Big Pond permanent modem service

July 1997 1 page.

Telstra's OnRamp ETSI ISDN service

June 1997 3 pages.

Opinion column "HFC Internet Signals a Bold New Era"

June 1997 1 page.

Northgate Communications HFC in Ballarat

March 1997 3 pages.

Telstra's (initial) HFC Internet service

November 1996 2 pages.

The Optus Vision HFC System - Telephony Now and Data on the Way

August 1996 14 pages, 3 diagram, one table.

Telstra's New Model Network: the FMO and broadband full-service-network technologies

April 1996 11 pages, 4 diagrams, one photo.

The Great Cable Race

December 95 / January 1996 12 pages, 3 figures, 6 photos.

ADSL - Bridging the Superhighway Gap?

2 parts: May and June 1994 16 pages, 6 figures, 2 tables.

Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Line is a means of getting up to 8 Megabits per second (Mbps) down several kilometres of ordinary twisted pair telephone line, whilst simultaneously receiving up to 0.8 Mbps upstream from the home and supporting a standard analogue POTS (Plain Old Telephone Service) phone.

Australian Communications is now defunct

Australian Communications was very well edited by Mark Smeaton and later by Richard Chirgwin.

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