Building Wireless Community Networks

Building Wireless Community Networks

by Rob Flickenger

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780596005023
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/02/2003
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 186
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author

Rob Flickenger has been a professional systems administrator for more than 10 years, and all around hacker for as long as he can remember. Rob enjoys spreading the good word of open networks, open standards, and ubiquitous wireless networking. His current professional project is Metrix Communication LLC, which provides wireless hardware and software that embodies the same open source principles he rants about in his books. Rob also works with the U.N. and various international organizations to bring these ideas to places where communications infrastructure is badly needed. He hopes that all of this effort is contributing toward the ultimate goal of infinite bandwidth everywhere for free. He is the author of two other O'Reilly books: Linux Server Hacks and Wireless Hacks.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: Wireless Community Networks
  • Chapter 2: Defining Project Scope
  • Chapter 3: Network Layout
  • Chapter 4: Using Access Points
  • Chapter 5: Host-Based Networking
  • Chapter 6: Long-Range Networking
  • Chapter 7: Other Applications
  • Chapter 8: Radio Free Planet
  • Chapter 9: Radio Free Sebastopol
  • Regulations Affecting 802.11 Deployment
  • Path Loss Calculations
  • Simple Scheme Management
  • Colophon

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