to 300 metres at 11Mbs. Above that and it drops significantly as far as
1Mbs. Still very useable though even at 1Mbs.
I looked into this technology when looking into PocketPCs such as the
Jornada and iPaq, which I reckon will benefit most from the technology.
On Chorus, we have been pushing them on when Powernet is going to be
available, but from being told once upon a time that it was available, it
now seems that it won't be available for yonks. This seems to work by
beaming your signal with a mini dish. Whether it requires line of sight I
The 802.11b would be a serious hack risk if you were beaming around the city
I would think. I mean couldn't you just listen out with your laptop for a
signal and try and latch on? I suppose with a decent firewall, etc its no
different to anything connected to the Internet.
DB Alliance - The Oracle specialists
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cork-admin at linux.ie [mailto:cork-admin at linux.ie]On Behalf Of
> Damien Mulley
> Sent: 17 May 2001 00:23
> To: cork at linux.ie> Subject: [CLUG] Thursday Night and Wireless LANs
>>>> Hi Everyone
> , so who's going Thursday night ? Metropole 9pm isn't it ? As a
> matter of interest how many are on this list ? (Not an invitation for
> everyone to reply and say "me" )
>> Anyone interested in starting a wireless WAN ? Show Chorus what
> they should have done and its all legal too. WiFi technology with very
> good Linux support. More info on it here:
>>http://oreilly.wirelessdevnet.com/pub/a/wireless/2001/03/06/recipe.html>>http://www.win2000mag.com/Articles/Index.cfm?TopicID=1032>>http://oreilly.wirelessdevnet.com/>>http://www.thefeature.com/index.jsp?url=article.jsp?pageid=11171>>http://www.wavelan.com>> I'm waiting for my next paycheck to buy some equipment (quite
> expensive though), then I need someone to point the thing at. 11mb/s
> ain't bad over 1.2km line of sight.
> Cork maillist - Cork at linux.ie>http://www.linux.ie/mailman/listinfo/cork>
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