rlotz at u.washington.edu
Thu Jan 23 23:46:30 PST 2003
On Thursday, Jan 23, 2003, at 23:02 US/Pacific, Kolbe Kegel wrote:
> dude! you should buy an omni-directional antenna and build a *hat*
> that it hooks to that you could wear around!! put some tin foil inside
> the hat and you should be safe. you could bump it up to who knows man
> maybe even 500 mW if you used a 12 or so dB antenna. nice! don't
> nuclear weapons cause comparably little damage at their point of
> impact? maybe this works the same way. if you think about it, making
> the hat is really the only way to ensure your safety!
Do you have any idea how long a 12dB omni is? You'd have serious
issues walking into just about any doorway.
However, if anyone happens to be lucky enough to have a metal plate in
their head I can loan you my 5dB mag mount antenna. You won't need to
worry about mounting it!
Also, Michael. I can't imagine what sort of problems you'd be having
with a Cisco card in OUGL. I'm not sure of the equipment there but in
4545 we have plenty of people connecting to the AP1000 in the basement
with Cisco cards. What sort of problem are you having in OUGL?
If you want to contact me off list I'd be willing to lend you a hand in
at least trying to determine if its problem on the client side or the
Have you upgraded your Cisco to the latest available firmware?
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