Re: [unrev-II] Community Networking

From: Grant Bowman (
Date: Sun Jul 01 2001 - 13:19:31 PDT

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    Local examples are SFLan and


    The term community networking can also mean many different things.
    Silicon Valley Public Access Link is a Free-net(sm) that began operation
    in Santa Clara County in 1994. There is also a national organization,
    the Association for Community Networking that has been involved with
    community and some economic development for almost as long. They just
    finished up an annual meeting in San Diego where the president gave a
    compelling closing plenary speech.


    -- Grant Bowman                                   <>

    * Jack Park <> [010701 12:49]: > > > "ink and several others sent in the latest Cringely column where he > discusses creating a long-range 802.11b network using high-tech tools like > a telescope and bribery. Sean Clifford sent in guide to creating your own > long-range antenna: "Have some old PrimeStar hardware laying around? Do > something useful with it by turning it into an IEEE 802.11 wireless > networking antenna. This electrical engineering professor uses an Airport, > but any access point should work fine." If you're at all interested in this > sort of stuff, get involved with one of the community wireless networks > springing up"

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