Madison photo on Ars Technica

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Madison photo on Ars Technica

Postby kurt_w » Sun Jan 13, 2013 2:09 pm

Ars Technica has an article up now on Satellite Internet: 15Mbps, no matter where you live in the US.

Apparently, they wanted a picture to illustrate "satellite dishes", so they chose this:

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I took one look at it and said "Hey, I know where that is!"

But I think those satellite dishes are a bit outside the price range of most consumers.

The photo was copied from the flickr site of someone named "billrdio", who seems to have lots of great photos. Nice work, billrdio.

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Re: Madison photo on Ars Technica

Postby Stebben84 » Mon Jan 14, 2013 10:42 am

kurt_w wrote:I took one look at it and said "Hey, I know where that is!"


I've actually been up on that roof. It's pretty cool in person.

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Re: Madison photo on Ars Technica

Postby kurt_w » Mon Jan 14, 2013 3:34 pm

A long time ago, I actually installed some instrumentation on that roof.

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Re: Madison photo on Ars Technica

Postby Stebben84 » Mon Jan 14, 2013 3:40 pm

kurt_w wrote:A long time ago, I actually installed some instrumentation on that roof.


It was cool to see both lakes from one view. You get a good sense of being on an Isthmus.

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Re: Madison photo on Ars Technica

Postby billrdio » Mon Jan 14, 2013 9:55 pm

kurt_w wrote:Nice work, billrdio.


Thanks :D

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Re: Madison photo on Ars Technica

Postby kurt_w » Tue Jan 15, 2013 11:47 am

billrdio wrote:
kurt_w wrote:Nice work, billrdio.


Thanks :D


Welcome to the forum.

You've got some fantastic work on that flickr page.


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