Communications Week, Sept. 22, 1986, by Jon Swartz. “An Unlikely Couple Form Company to Sell Microwave Ethernet Link”
Computer Systems News, Sept. 22, 1986 by Jon Swartz. “An Unlikely Pair Makes Waves at Microwave Bypass Systems”
Report: “LAN Extension Using Microwave”
Network World, Feb. 29, 1988, by Laura DiDio.
LAN Magazine, May 1988, by Patricia Schnaidt.
“Microwave LANs: Harvard and BU are Cooking
with Microwave LAN Extensions”
InfoWorld, Aug. 7, 1989 by Barbara Darrow.
Network World, Aug. 7, 1989, by Laura DiDio.
“Microwave Bypass Upgrades LAN-LINK”
Network World, Aug. 21, 1989, by Laura DiDio. "Microwave Technique Extends E-net Links"
PC Week, Oct. 23, 1989, by J.B. Miles.
“MBS Plans to Add SNMP to Ethernet Microwave Link
Government Computer News, Jan. 8, 1990, by J.B. Miles. “Microwave Package Doesn’t Sacrifice Ethernet Speed”
Digital News, Mar. 19, 1990 by John Cox.
Digital Review, May 7, 1990 by Eric Smalley.
“Inexpensive Microwave Ethernet Bridge Replaces T1 Links”
LAN Times, Jan. 21, 1991, by Laura DiDio.
Computing Magazine, July 22, 1991.
“CSIRO Pulls off Ethernet Microwave Link Triumph”
Connexions, The Interoperability Report
Editorial Advisory Board Member, Vinton G. Cerf
NEARnet Profile, co-authored by David Theodore
Networking Magazine, July 22, 1991, by Lisa Mitchell. “Microwave Link Proving Cheap—and Rainproof”
SI Business, The Magazine for Canadian Systems Integrators and VARs, Sept. 1992 by James Buckok, “Catch a Wave: Wireless LAN microwave link technology is heading this way.”
Computer Reseller News, May 25, 1992 by Diana Hwang. “Microwave Bypass Upgrades Etherwave Radio Transceiver and adds bridge.”
LAN Times, June 22, 1992, by Patrick Dryden.
LAN Times, Oct. 26, 1992, by Laura DiDio.
LAN Times, Sept. 20, 1993, by Douglas Gold.
“Some Unknown Wireless Product—for Now, That Is”
Communications Week, Mar. 14, 1994, by Laura DiDio. “A Lesson in Saving Money: For school district, microwave net Is a penny saved and a lesson learned”
Computerworld, April 18, 1994, by Stephen P. Klett Jr. “School District Goes Wireless to Link Remote Schools”
InfoWorld, Oct. 17, 1994, by Bob Wallace.
“Microwave Radio Challenges Costly Leased-Line Solutions”
Computerworld, Aug. 21, 1995, by Laura DiDio.
(Bill Mountjoy: “I thought the crazy weather patterns in Washington D.C. would disrupt the microwave signal. That hasn’t happened; we’ve had 100% uptime...”)
Computerworld, Feb. 13, 1995, by Laura DiDio.
“School Districts Give Microwave Top Marks”
An in-depth look at Microwave Bypass conducted by independent analysts at Aberdeen.
Boston University Re: BETA Test at Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard
Sudbury General Hospital, July 21, 1991
NAVEOTECHDIV, Re: microwave performance and weather, March 28, 1995
ADE Network Newsletter, March/April 1991
CSIRO Biomolecular Research Institute Installs
10Mbps Ethernet Microwave System (Australia)
MIT News, July 14, 1993. BBN to Operate NEARnet
Trade and Industry References:
STORIES BY DAVID THEODORE
Data Communications, July 1991, by David Theodore. “LAN Interconnect Takes to the Airwaves.”
LAN Times, Oct. 21, 1991, by David Theodore.
“Microwave Proves Beneficial for Networks: Provides high bandwidth, high reliability for a fraction of the cost of laying fiber.”
LAN Times, Jan. 6, 1992, by David Theodore.
“Installation of Microwave Not a Mystery”
First Technical Overview
“Transmission of LANs between Facilities: Methods and Considerations”
Etherwave Transceiver, v. 2
LAN-LINK 1000 Ethernet Bridge
LAN-LINK 1000 Bridge, v. 2
First Ad for Connecting LANs Wirelessly.
Boston Business Journal, December 1987
Full-page ad in Data Communications Magazine.“Connecting your LANs with T1? Don’t waste your time. And money.”
Full-page ad in LAN Magazine.
Print ad for LAN-LINK 1000 Bridge
First “Flyer” to Market Wireless LAN Connectivity
“Extend Your Local Area Network Across Town or Across the State”
Newsletters to Resellers Describing the Opportunity | First LAN "thought leadership" to wireless VARs | 1986
Interop 90, First Live Internet Access at a Conference. Show floor to San Jose Fairmont and NASA Ames.
First Mail Marketing Piece
Direct Mail Flyer: Featuring NEARnet
“Don’t get tangled up in all the wireless hype!”
Direct Mail Flyer: “The Global Classroom is Here”
Featuring the first K-12 all-wireless network.
Direct Mail Flyer: The Solution for Distance Healthcare. “Full Speed LAN & Real-Time Teleradiology for up to 20-Miles!”
Direct Mailer Design with Return Postage from
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Direct Mail Flyer: The Global Classroom is Here: Computer Networking and Distance Learning For your K-12 Schools
Mailer announcing 1997 Winner of the Computerworld Smithsonian Award, Desert Sands USD, “The Classroom of the 21st Century”
Massachusetts General Hospital
FIRST PURCHASE ORDERS
Mass General Hospital, 06/01/87
Boston University, 06/03/87
MIT Lincoln Laboratories
Edwards Air Force Base [Pic_1] [Pic_2] [Pic_3]
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
10Mbps with optional T1/E1 Channel
20Mbps, Extended Distance Configuration
CUSTOMER NETWORK DIAGRAMS
Early Fixed Wireless and Fiber Optic Backbone
Edwards Air Force Base:
Ethernet, Video/Audio & T1
Letter to Motorola for Market Collaboration, May 1988
Motorola Press Release, June 1988
Re: Licensing/Joint Marketing Agreement
Newsletter, Spring 1989
UltraStar 23GHz LAN Extension Brochure
BBS BULLETIN BOARD BLURBS
Testimonial by Jim Seymour, July 21, 2004
“System never gave us a moment of trouble. Ran day and night Through driving snow and torrential rain. Never missed a beat.”
Testimonial by Professor Dave Molta, June 11, 2004. First mention of WISPs.