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



Seems like coax would work better for that.  Bus topology,
more distance.

Hmm, what does a T1 go for in Davis?  :-)

-- Rod

Joel Baumert wrote:

> 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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