[Cu-wireless] status report
jdugan at ncsa.uiuc.edu
Fri Dec 20 17:59:41 CST 2002
I can chip in too.
I live at the corner of Maple and Michigan (one block east of Vine street).
Any chance of reaching any of the other folks? If so I have a cable modem
that we can use for additional bandwidth to the Internet.
I'd love to have a node on premises to play with -- I think I have enough
hardware to piece one together.
On Fri, Dec 20, 2002 at 05:45:50PM -0600, Perry Melange wrote:
> Should we place another order for antennas? I'm willing to pitch in.
> What do we need (and how much is it)?
> On Thu, 19 Dec 2002, David Young wrote:
> > There are new stations at Zach's and at Peter Miller's next-door
> > neighbor's. Zach's begins a new network in the vicinity of Urbana
> > High School.
> > I can barely pick up Zach's at my house, and only if I stick the antenna
> > out the front window in the attic. The roof seems to soak up the signal
> > like a sponge.
> > At my house, the signal strength hovers around -90dBm. That is way under
> > the LinkSys radio's -80dBm receive sensitivity, but it was just strong
> > enough that I could ssh to Zach's with a Senao card.
> > Ivan's house is a little nearer to Zach's, I think. Hopefully the signal
> > strength is higher there. If it is, then several of Ivan's neighbors
> > (including me) should be able to get connected.
> > We will run out of antennas, soon.
> > It is still on my to-do list to survey Perry's house.
> > Dave
> Perry Melange "Make things as simple as possible, but no simpler."
> pmelange at null.cc.uic.edu - Albert Einstein
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