HamBSD FAQ: General Questions

Hopefully not. It would be great to be able to upstream this work into OpenBSD at some point in the future. Patches that fix or enhance existing OpenBSD functionality will be submitted upstream.

During development however, technical preview releases may be produced for amateur radio operators (and others interested) to try out.

Centralisation is not a goal of this project. In order to provide robust and resilient infrastructure, we need decentralised systems where operators actually talk to each other to set up links. When traffic is coming in from the Internet, it would be great if that traffic were also authenticated in some way. (The source IP address is not a form of authentication.)