Smart Grid may be Hacked to Generate Blackouts

Philip Miller Tate Philmt59 at
Mon Mar 23 15:01:16 CDT 2009

On 23 Mar 2009, at 14:33, fgentges at wrote:

> Many AMRAD members will recall our work on LF and the effort to  
> provide amateurs a small LF band.  In the end, the power companies  
> were opposed because their unlicensed signaling over the power  
> lines might be interfered with by amateurs.

You can see the advantage to the power company, though - any  
unintended (or otherwise) blackouts could be blamed on "careless  
radio amateurs".

Cynical Phil M1GWZ

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