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Re: [vox] 802.11b wireless



Cool.  But Sonic's web site doesn't seem to mention pricing or
restrictions.  Do you have any such details?

-- Rod

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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