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Re: Next NANOG

  • From: Alex
  • Date: Wed Feb 28 17:56:25 2001



I'd rather see NANOG/MERIT invest in like 15 or 20 base stations, rather
than wasting the time/money on the cat5 cable and switches -- etc.

A wireless card costs all of $200 these days... everyone could just get
one.



On Wed, 28 Feb 2001, Joel Jaeggli wrote:

> On Wed, 28 Feb 2001, Joe Abley wrote:
> 
> >
> > On Wed, Feb 28, 2001 at 08:23:19AM -0800, Lucy E. Lynch wrote:
> > > Our big costs were US West curcuits into the hotel (6xT1 - we could have
> > > gotten away with 4xT1) and cable - we had lenghts cut to fit the table
> > > layout in the ballroom. We had switches & such on hand, and we "borrowed"
> > > terminal room machines from one of the student labs -
> >
> > If these costs were negligible, how much would it have cost?
> >
> > (assuming, for example, an 802.11b shot from a hotel to an already-
> > connected nearby building, donated transit,
> 
> we actually tried to do a wireless run as a backup plan, but couldn't find
> an open conduit, and the hotel balked at the thought of our wiring guys
> coring 11 floors in order to get to the roof...
> 
> I don't think nanog is quite ready to go wireless only in the meeting room
> although cutting down on the wired infrastructure deployed is something
> that's been worked on...
> 
> > doing wireless-only in the
> > conference and having some friendly vendor loan the machines for the
> > terminal room).
> >
> >
> > Joe
> >
> 
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