sascha at ucimc.org
Mon Nov 22 18:21:19 CST 2004
On Sun, 21 Nov 2004, Lyman Tieman wrote:
> I was wondering what if there's anyway I can get involved in this. I
> live near Willard Airport in an area where you really can't get
> affordable broadband, (i.e. DSL) due to the distance to our Champaign
> CO. Is this location out of the scope of the project or is there
> something we could set up?
We've had several folks from your general area send in requests to join
the CUWiN network. Unfortunately, it's too far from our core wireless
cloud to make the link directly; however, if you can find someone with a
T1 connection (or the like), it would be fairly easy for you to set up a
new wireless cloud in your area.
Ideally, you and your neighbors could then share the connection (and its
costs). I'm not exactly sure how to organize folks (I'd assume you have
connections with your neighbors); but I do know that there's interest.
The software will be self-configuring and highly adaptable to various
conditions when we're finished with this development phase -- so one
wouldn't need a degree in computer science to set it up.
Let me know if you have any specific questions and we can take it from
President * Project Coordinator * Policy Analyst
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