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VideoLan – multicast video streaming

Well so far we’ve been unsuccessful at getting this working over wireless, but other people have said that it can be made to work so we will keep at it. The benefits of multicast streaming is that you can stream … Continue reading

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bristolwireless.net email addresses

Bristolwireless.net email addresses are now available.. current retreval methods are pop3 imap and webmail. Server addresses: pop3: mail.bristolwireless.net smtp: mail.bristolwireless.net imap: mail.bristolwireless.net webmail: http://mail.bristolwireless.net please email matt@bristolwireless.net to request an account

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SOWN wireless workshop

The Southampton Open Wireless project are running a wireless workshop weekend on the 25/26th of October. I know a few of us will be going along including me. Post here if you plan to attend and we can plan how … Continue reading

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Cards and Chipsets Important Notice

Please note that any card chipsets and specs posted here could change without notice we will try and keep it upto date tho.

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Buffalo WLI-PCM-L11GP

hermes chipset pcmcia card Pros: reasonably cheap good linux support external antenna (lucent connector) Cons: not as many options as a prism based device (perfect for client use tho) Uses: laptops, multia (or other desktop with pcmcia bridge) based clients … Continue reading

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Netgear MA311GE

Prism 2.5-based PCI card with rp-sma antenna connector. Pros: Reasonably cheap Good linux support Easily available pigtails Cons: PCI (well it’s a con if you have a laptop; Netgear’s pcmcia doesn’t have an external antenna socket) Cable runs from back … Continue reading

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Forums Now Open

Hi all, Forums seem to be up and running ok now. I hope to move them over to the forums.bristolwireless.net name soon, but until then they will stay here. Anyone can post without registering, but you get more options if … Continue reading

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