An omni-directional aerial has been placed on Bannerman Primary School roof today. Big shout to Matt for saving the day from an errant connector.
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BWFest/Content Development 2 TUESDAY 11th MAY Venue: Easton Community Association Time: 6.30PM Agenda: 1. Print Proofing /approval see http://docs.psand.net/twiki/bin/view/CLAN/MediaDayJune5 * Logo/T-shirt * Poster/flyer * Info factsheet * Questionnaire 2. Printing Schedule * Tasks/actions 3. Technical Specifications/actions * Test reports/capabilities * Installations * Demos * List of needs 4. Content * Acquisition * Formatting/delivery 5. PR […]
The expression of interest and associated docs for funding via the "Building Communities" route can be found here – http://www.southwestrda.org.uk/downloads/sub-section.asp?SubSectionID=55&SectionID=79&lang=en Strangely, it looks like the expression of interest is expected to be handwritten!!
We did start the courses by attempting to make them free, which was OK when everything was being done on a purely voluntary basis. Sustainability has to work on several levels though. Our attempt to employ tutors to provide a more professional approach to the training, seems to be working, but the obtaining of money […]
Bristol Wireless have 10 tickets available for this event, contact the Lab for more details Richard Stallman: Copyright vs Community in the Age of Computer Networks Sat 22 May 1400hrs Waterside 3, Watershed Richard Stallman has been cited as one of the most important people in computing today. As founder of the Free Software Foundation, […]
After some initial problems (possibly static) affecting the access point, the installation at Greenhaven elderly residents supported accommodation is now (20/4/4) up and running. Greenhaven has two Red Hat Linux machines in a communal area wirelessly connected to Easton Community Centre. The warden, Ron Corbett, is an enthusiastic supporter of the project and is looking […]
Hi, My name is Sam Kinsley and I am a student at the University of Plymouth. I have developed an application to be used on wi-fi enabled computers that promotes social networking. I would really like to test this application with a group of willing volunteers. I am being assessed in three weeks time and […]
Hi, I’m located in Oxford. I’m not aware of any local plans to create a wireless community, as such, but Oxford Indymedia are looking at using wireless for at least two different point-to-point applications. So here’s a question: is it possible to get a one-hop wireless link working over a distance of about 1Km, on […]
Further to a sit down with Rich on Friday 16/04, here are some structural suggestions for the BW website. I am aware that this was discussed a while back, and have tried to take on some of those issues; this is intended as a minimal friction re-vamp rather than a mighty site build from the […]
Slightly edited by Beeb but not too much 🙂 http://www.bbc.co.uk/bristol/content/madeinbristol/2004/04/wireless/wireless.shtml
Meeting 6.30 pm Chelsea Agenda: ACTION PLAN FOR EVENT Printing etc: Logo Event Flyer/Poster/T-shirt/Stencil Info Factsheets/Questionnaire PR Testing: Content/Network/Servers (Meeting 10/11th May) Technical Set-up/Print Proofing Print Runs Acquisition/Siting (Meeting 24th/25th May) Event Co-ordination * Installations * ECA layout * Other Venues * Catering * Decor * Documenting * Roles * Helpers
Well after that riveting debate 🙂 – http://forums.bristolwireless.net/viewtopic.php?t=118 Lets have a bit of fun with the voting bit of this board – poll is open for 48 hours!
I’ve done a whole list of as yet unanswered FAQs at http://docs.psand.net/twiki/bin/view/CLAN/ClanFAQs Feel free to start filling in the blanks.
* NOTCON ’04 Call for Participation – Please Redistribute Freely * NotCon ’04, Sunday 6th June 2004, Imperial College Union, London http://www.notcon04.com/ Proposals due by: Friday 14th May 2004 Have you coded, created, or discovered an interesting application of technology? Then why not come and talk about it at NOTCON ’04? NOTCON ’04 is an […]
Due to problems with the wrong booking telephone number being handed out, we have delayed the start of the course to Thursday 22nd April. You can download a flyer for the course here – https://www.bristolwireless.net/images/bw.pdf Please print out some copies and distribute if you can. Because of the delay the tutors and administrators have agreed […]
It would be really useful to have an agreed title for the Demo day on June 5th so we can get on with the promotion of the event, something like Bristol Wireless Community Network Media Content Demonstration Festival although that’s a bit of a mouthful. Any other suggestions and we could put up a poll […]
As agreed at the last meeting, this meeting will be be at the Easton Community Centre. A draft agenda is available at http://docs.psand.net/twiki/bin/view/CLAN/ClanAgendaNextMeeting and the minutes of the last meeting at http://docs.psand.net/twiki/bin/view/CLAN/ClanMinutes080304
The Bristol and Area Co-operative Roundtable Saturday 27thMArch 2004, 3-6pm @the Cube Microplex, Dove Street, Bristol BS2 8JB Final program and content TIMETABLE 3.00 – 3.30 pm – PRESENTATION: by Bryan Titley (Avon CDA) 3.30 – 4.30 pm – GROUP DISCUSSIONS 1 – SOURCE OF FINANCE FOR CO-OPS + possibility of purchasing a building for […]
Been having a look around for some models and found this one (DWL-G520 by dlink) from www.ebuyer.com which comes in around £31.37 incl. VAT. This has the antenna attached to the back, though assume it can be relocated with a extension cable? Darren
Tonight at 6.30 there will be an IRC meeting to discuss the Community IT festival. The lab has 6 terminals for people to use if you don’t have a connection at home and there’s the Chelsea with 2 machines too. If you don’t know how to use IRC – a good tutorial can be found […]