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Re: [vox] No DSL, no cable -- options? [amended]
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Re: [vox] No DSL, no cable -- options? [amended]



I have thought about talking to my neighbors and running CAT 5 down the shared
fence.  A T1 is alot cheaper if you split it 16 ways :-).

Joel

On Thu, Jul 19, 2001 at 07:07:08PM -0400, George Thomas Finch wrote:
>     I was only joking about setting down wire.  Although I do know some people
> splitting their Cable Modems in the Midwest by running cable between their
> basement windows, from house to house around their neighborhood.  Not many
> basements here in California, so the wires become a little more obvious to
> anyone passing by...:)
> 
> 56K still works for me luckily...:)
> 
> 
>  > > As for setting up a wired system with Cat 5 cable and 100 or 10BaseT, you
> > will find problems as you approch your 100 Meter limits without a repeater
> > to boot the signal and then the 5-4-3 rule of networking could also cause
> > problems for you.
> >
> > Wireless can allow you to push Point to Point directional links further
> > distances. Fiber Optic (Dual/Single) can allow long distances too. You
> > will probably find the cheapest initial setup cost associated with
> > wireless though.
> >
> > Good night,
> > -ME


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