[Cu-wireless] count me in

Paul Riismandel p-riism at uiuc.edu
Wed Nov 7 15:22:10 CST 2001

At 03:13 PM 11/7/2001 -0600, Joe Futrelle wrote:
>That would maybe be Mark Enslin's house.  I don't think I could reach
>to Carle Park or Danielle's, but maybe with the CB antenna I could;
>it's worth a try.
>I don't think the Urbana Tigers or their marching band need wireless
>access at the moment.
>At the very least, I could upgrade my internet connection to cable,
>get my CB antenna hooked up to the wireless router, and agree to
>configure the router according to whatever the cu-wireless group
>agrees to.

The CB antenna will not be very efficient for wireless -- CB is around 40 
Mhz, while wireless is several Ghz.  Is there anyway to trim it?

Having an antenna up high is better than having none.  But a reasonably 
tuned antenna will get you gain that is very useful.


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