Wifi between 2 buildings, small range. One of my clients needs to interconnect his wifi network between. and do i need to put one on the AP in the other building? Building Wireless Community Networks offers a compelling case. of Rob's experiences in building his first community network. the usage of WiFi.
Building Wireless Community Networks - O'Reilly Media. Paperback, First Edition, January 2. By Rob Flickenger& copy; Copyright 2. O'Reilly & Associates, Inc. ISBN 0- 5. 96- 0. Review written March 3, 2.
A community in Brooklyn is. Cost 'Wi-Fi Mesh Network' For Emergency Communication. something called a Wi-Fi Mesh Network that will come to the rescue.
By Donald W. Larson, O'Reilly Book Evangelist. Web Site: http: //www. Anyone who wants to learn about the usage of Wi.
Fi, more commonly known as 8. Each and every chapter explains is sufficient detail what the new standard is, how to use it and extend the range legally for broadcasts. Anytime someone points out through the purchase of a can of Pringles and then turns that chip container into a radio antenna (with about $1. Wi. Fi, is a signal (pun intended) that value pricing is just a few steps away. Rob demonstrates his mastery of the following topics, the understanding of topological maps, db signal loss over distance, firewalls, NAT, and routing as they pertain to Wi. Fi. For those readers who just want to hook up a wireless 8. The book's scope covers the Apple Air.
Port Base Station and also Linux networks. Also the need for channel separation and bridging of networks for roaming purposes is described. Then there is the section on the types of external antennas and how to build one from the earlier mentioned Pringles can. Obviously, wireless brings a whole new set of questions to the security aspect of wireless networks. Rob explains some techniques that should help and provides urls to other community efforts to help find additional resources and support. See No. Cat as an example of the latter.
Appendix. This part of the book includes a section on calculating the loss of signal strength over distances from 0. Also provides links to community wireless sites and FCC Part 1. Rules governing the spectrum that 8. Index. Appendix. Complete and adequate.
General Book Comments. It is my opinion that many neighborhoods could employ the suggested solutions and bypass the big telco's and ISP's to bring unrestricted Internet access to small neighborhood WAN's at a cost lower or equal to what cable and DSL providers offer. Rob has done an excellent job in presenting this new technology. He takes the time to explain technical details in ways easy for the reader to understand.
Rating 1. 0 out of 1. This rating is my own personal value system and as such is very subjective. I think a rating of 5 means I would read finish reading a book. A rating of 1. 0 would indicate I had trouble putting a book down and have no complaints at all about it.