|Wireless remote data
Technologies and sample systems that gather sensor data across distances, usually via radio links. This includes general telemetry and SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition), especially for gathering data about wildlife, natural resources, and distributed energy systems.
Wednesday, March 12, 2003
USDA RUS Rural Broadband Loan and Loan Guarantee Program: "On January 29, 2003, Secretary of Agriculture Ann Veneman announced the new Rural Broadband Loan and Loan Guarantee Program. For FY 2003, RUS has made available $1.4 billion in loans and loan guarantees to provide broadband services in rural communities. These loans will facilitate deployment of new and innovative technologies to provide two-way data transmission of 200 kbps or more, in communities with populations up to 20,000... " Loan amounts from $100,000 to $5m. Info contact: Roberta D. Purcell, Assistant Administrator, (202) 720–9554, fax (202) 720–0810. Application info: Deborah Jackson, (202) 720–8427. In 2004 and beyond, disbursements are by state allocations. FAQ online. 12:48:49 PM