Rural Neighborhood network

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Anonymous, May 30, 2005.

  1. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    I want to create a small wireless network in my neighborhood, it is rural,
    and hilly, forested. Houses are at the top of hills, some as much as
    1/2 a mile. Do you have suggestions for hardware to network these
    sites together, in a little hotspot
  2. u3gyxap

    u3gyxap Network Guru Member

    Buy yourself a 12dB omni antenna, a WRT54GS, and you have the hotspot ready. Make sure it is on a place where every connecting client can see it - line of sight is very important.
    The clients will need antennas as well, but they can go cheap - either pick some from eBay or make them themselfs. Just make sure it is at least 10dB.
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