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Offline Evil Elvis

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Kiwi hosted via Starlink
« on: February 27, 2023, 2016 UTC »
is hosting a Kiwi via Starlink do-able?
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Re: Kiwi hosted via Starlink
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2023, 0429 UTC »
Starlink claims uploads of 10-20Mbps. That should be plenty of upstream bandwidth bandwidth if those speeds are accurate and hold for your location.

Starlink claims 20-40ms on the latency side. Dropping a web search suggests real-world reports seem to be more like 40-55ms with worst case typically be more towards 100ms.  Should suffice.

The "problem" with Starlink is CGNAT. BTW, it is the same issue for most cell data connections.


You will need to tunnel the data out to a publicly accessible point, like a reverse proxy hosted on a public IP address. AFAIK, KiwiSDR is no longer allowing new accounts for its reverse proxy, so you would be on your own to host and setup a solution.


You could use a low-cost shared hosting service to setup and host a reverse proxy like frp.


Alternatively, apparently some are using the free Cloudflare Tunnel service. You would need a domain name, which you can register and manage via Cloudflare as well for about $10 a year.

« Last Edit: February 28, 2023, 1909 UTC by RobRich »
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