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Re: 56 kbps modems
Yeah... and besides that ... if your local telco has lifted your load coils
then you have a much better chance!
> From: Enzo Michelangeli <[email protected]>
> To: Asgaard <[email protected]>
> Cc: [email protected]
> Subject: Re: 56 kbps modems
> Date: Friday, September 13, 1996 10:24 AM
> On Fri, 13 Sep 1996, Asgaard wrote:
> > >U.S. Robotics and Rockwell International are planning new modems with
> > >speeds up to 56 kbps a second, almost double the speed of the fastest
> > >rate now available. The new devices should be available by the end of
> > >the year, although their top speed initially may be less than 56 kbps.
> > >(Wall Street Journal 12 Sep 96 B11)
> > People who seemed to know used to say that 'the Shannon limit'
> > set an absolute upper limit around 40 kbps. Has Shannon been
> > proven wrong, or what?
> Well, it all depends on the signal-to-noise ratio. Also, if the noise is
> not white gaussian the situation can be even better.