The origins of amateur radio can be traced to the late 19th century, but amateur radio as practiced today began in the early 20th century.
As with radio in general, amateur radio was associated with various amateur experimenters and hobbyists.
The use of TCP/IP on amateur radio, using packet radio networks, preceded the appearance of the public Internet. The class A 44 netblock of 16.7 Million IP addresses was set aside for amateur radio users worldwide, having been secured in the 1970s.
Our microwave network uses a combination of point-to-point and point-to-multipoint radios to deliver intranet and internet access.
Gigabit internet connectivity allows us to offer data center services (hosting) and direct network access to clubs and licensed operators.
Chat around town, or around the planet. This network carries voice, video, and data all around Mantioba with ms latency between sites.
It's a bring your own device world - use amateur radio apps with your phone or tablet, or connect your desktop or laptop over wifi.