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Re: [vox] 802.11b wireless



some links.

http://www.oreillynet.com/cs/weblog/view/wlg/448
http://www.wwc.edu/~frohro/Airport/Primestar/Primestar.html
http://www.gbonline.com/~multiplx/wireless/page11.html

http://www.guerrilla.net/gnet_2_4ghz.html




On Fri, 20 July 2001, gherteg@valinux.com wrote:

> 
> Well, a little bit of promising news...  I just spoke to a tech from Sonic
> (www.sonicisp.net) about their wireless plans for Davis.  Seems they're in the
> process of bidding for a WPOP located at Mace and Highway 80.  According to the
> tech, it will have a 15 mile range and ~1.8Mbit/sec speed.  He said the process
> should be done in 4-6 weeks.
> 
> Much happier than the news I got from the DSL tech yesterday.  She said Mace
> Ranch's residential gateway won't be upgraded until December at the earliest,
> but that's just an estimate...
> 
> Now if I could just borrow a couple of 14dBi directionals to see if my new place
> can talk to Greystone through the line of two story houses that separate us... 
> Hmmm.
> 
> -- Geoffrey
> 
> Quoting speck@blkmtn.org:
> 
> > Depending on your traffic, 
> > 
> > http://www.netnimble.com/index.html#services
> > might work for you.  Unfortuanatly as it is a metered service, I don't
> > want to risk it because I don't actually my traffic patterns.  Never got
> > around to maintaining MRTG on my home network.  SIGH.  Guess I should
> > have.
> > 
> > In about a month, I will probably be building a yagi antennae so I can
> > link to my friends house.  I'll have to assemble and post all the links
> > to various sites I have found in the last few days.
> > 
> > -sp
> > 
> > 
> > On Thu, 19 July 2001, gherteg@valinux.com wrote:
> > 
> > > 
> > > Are there any businesses in the line of sight of 5th and Pena that
> > might be
> > > willing to help a LUG member establish an 802.11b broadband connection
> > to the
> > > Internet (ala Robert X. Cringely's 802.11b bootleg -- see
> > > http://www.pbs.org/cringely/pulpit/pulpit20010712.html for details)?
> > > 
> > > SBC's jerking Matt and I around by not telling us when we can expect
> > the
> > > residential gateway to be partitioned for DSL, and OmSoft/Megapath
> > can't get us
> > > service because of this...  @Home's not an option, thanks to TCI's
> > terrible
> > > infrastructure, so now we're left with dialup or satellite...  Both
> > are
> > > unpalletable.
> > > 
> > > Can anyone help, or know of alternative solutions mentioned in replies
> > to Mark's
> > > email?
> > > 
> > > Thanks much in advance!
> > > 
> > > -- Geoffrey
> > 
> > 
> > 



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