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Re: Linksys Wireless

> > I'm also planning on going wireless with 2 access points bridging
> > between 2 rooms on oposite sides of the house, and 2 laptops roaming
> > the house.
> you really shouldn't need two access points in the same house.  just make
> sure that the one access point you do buy supposts external antenna's.  i
> don't have any experience with it but you might want to check out the
> zoomair 4105, for about $250 you get an access point and an external
> antenna.

Depends on the shape of the house, really; some ports have only about 140 ft
range, and ones with better range are trading off with throughput.
> > If this works out, I've got a client interested in going wireless.
> if you're investigating wireless it might be worth checking for wireless
> communities near where you live.  i'm part of a group in portland
> (personaltelco.net) and there are other thriving groups like bawug (bay
> area wireless users group) and seattlewireless.net.
> all of these sites have lots of info on wireless and links to lots more.
> adam.
There's also sbay.org here in the Silicon Valley area, although most of the
good stuff gets discussed over pizza, and most of the wireless we discuss
is WAN oriented.

Friends of mine have expressed getting good behavior using Apple Airports
with other SOHO level equipment such as Lucent PCMCIA cards.

Anyone using those Orinoco 2.4 Ghz miniPCIs yet?

* Heather Stern * star@ many places...

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