Ham Radio: Helping to Build a Fast and Free Internet

Noisebridge from San Francisco are working on a project using commodity Wi-Fi equipment modified to work under amateur radio frequencies

The FCC grants experimenters spectrum space to build high power, long range radio systems. Through this provision, Noisebridge has begun building the HInternet (a combination of “Ham Radio" and “Internet”).

Quest article - http://science.kqed.org/quest/2010/09/21/ham-radio-helping-to-build-a-fast-and-free-internet/

Noisebridge Hackerspace Hinternet project - https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/HInternet