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Re: microwave radio data networks
From: Michael Puchol <mpuchol () sonar-security com>
Date: Thu, 06 Jul 2006 15:09:23 +0200

Hi,

The directional antennas that are used for these types of links have lobes that emanate part of the RF away from the LOS path. It is feasible to setup a receiving antenna below or to the side of the LOS path, and catch these lobes. This has been done by intelligence agencies to monitor communications without physically tapping anything.

Regards,

Mike


gat0r wrote:
Most Microwave links I have seen have ATM switches on either in, so I would
start there.  Interception is always a possibility but you would have to get
in the Line Of Sight of the signal.

G


On 7/5/06 6:55 PM, "k7 fantr" <k7.fantr () gmail com> wrote:

I have been asked for advise in auditing / testing the security of a
microwave data link between two sites. I have never worked with this
and an having some trouble finding any good information on doing so.

Does anyone have any experience, links, tools, etc that would help out on
this?

Thanks in advance.

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