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[vox-tech] Re: wifi

Michael Baer posted this from a nonexistent address
(...@localhost.localdomain!).  Michael, please fix your mail client before
attempting to post to LUGOD's lists.  Thanks!

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Date: Sun, 3 Sep 2006 20:03:36 -0700 (PDT)
From: Michael Baer <baerm@localhost.localdomain>
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] wifi
To: Wes Hardaker <wjhns156@hardakers.net>
Cc: lugod's technical discussion forum <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>,
	Michael Baer <baerm@mikesoffice.com>


I have use wireless in Central Park, but I've only done that once.  I was 
sitting on the picnic tables in the Southeast corner of the park across 
from Crepeville.  The reception was good and there were, I think, 5 or 6 
networks with at least two not using WEP: Crepeville and an 'instaconnect' 
ESSID.  I think Crepeville uses instaconnect too, but there was a separate 
Crepevill ESSID.  I'd guess that the coffee shop over there has wireless 
and possibly an apartment complex.  I didn't rome any farther than that, 
though, so I don't how far coverage extends.

Of course, if you have a potato chip can antena, you may get very good 
range ;).


On Fri, 1 Sep 2006, Wes Hardaker wrote:

>>>>>>"J" == Jimbo  <evesautomotive@charter.net> writes:
>J> I have found out that there is indeed wifi access at central park in
>J> Davis. Has anybody ever accessed it?
>A friend of mine (CCed) has used it.  He might be able to say where
>coverage existed.
>J> I want to set up a pc so that it can access the internet on Software
>J> Freedom Day.  Maybe someone with a wireless laptop can go there and
>J> try to access it?
>Sigh...  I just noticed that the mailing list sets the reply-to
>header.  Those are so very very evil.  Someone please consider removing 
>"In the bathtub of history the truth is harder to hold than the soap,
>and much more difficult to find."  -- Terry Pratchett

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