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Location: Box Hill

Owner: LunnLinn, Luann, Lynn, Luna, Lune, Lung, Dunn [1]

Status: waiting/gathering

Line of Sight:

* North - no further than the railway line (800m)
* West - no further than about Elgar Rd (800m)
* South - no further than about KingswoodKings wood, Kings-wood, Jigsawed, Jingoist, Consed, Consoled, Crossword, Gainsaid, Consort, Consumed, Cornrowed, Consorted, Keenest, Chainsawed, Canst, Greensward College (600m)
* South-East - a little further than the East BurwoodBur wood, Bur-wood, Byword, Brood, Shurwood, Garwood, Burrowed, Bowed, Broody, Wood, Brod, Buried, Burped, Byroad, Blood, Broad, Basswood, Buzzword, Buford, Burled, Burned, Burred, Sherwood Kmart (>5km)
* East - The dandenongsdandelions, dandelion's, deadening's, Danton's, Bandung's on the horizon (20km) but I'm not sure about
what I can actually see in front of them

Current Hardware/Software:

* PC Router

* 75Mhz Pentium
* 32Meg of RAM
* 100BaseTx NICNICK, NICO, INC, NC, NIX, BIC, MIC, NICE, NI, NYC, NBC, NFC, NIH, NRC, NSC, NIL, RIC, VIC, NIB, NIP, NIT, PIC, SIC, TIC, NI'S to LAN with 4 clients
* 10BaseT NICNICK, NICO, INC, NC, NIX, BIC, MIC, NICE, NI, NYC, NBC, NFC, NIH, NRC, NSC, NIL, RIC, VIC, NIB, NIP, NIT, PIC, SIC, TIC, NI'S to optus@home
* 11Mbps 802.11b wireless NICNICK, NICO, INC, NC, NIX, BIC, MIC, NICE, NI, NYC, NBC, NFC, NIH, NRC, NSC, NIL, RIC, VIC, NIB, NIP, NIT, PIC, SIC, TIC, NI'S for wireless clients
* DebianDebi an, Debi-an, Durban, Devina, Deina, Serbian, Devan, Devin, Dean, Debi, Dian, Dobbin, Dubbin, Dewain, Detain, Fabian, Tabina, Debar, Deign, Debra, Debit, Tobin, Denna, Dvina, Dwain, Divan, Drain, Dalian, Damian, Debi's, Deccan, Dorian, Nubian, Debonair, Debunk, Demean, Design, Bean, Dena, Dina, Deana, Deane, Deann, Debbi, Deni, Deon, Diana, Diane, Diann, Dabbing, Daubing, Dobbing, Dubbing, Dilan, Debiting, Ban, Dan, Deb, Deena, Den, Dubai, Bin, Din, Debbie, Deeann, Dublin, Danubian, Deanna, Dion [2] GNU [3]/Linux [4]

* One yet-to-be-modified 18dB galaxy [5] antenna

Probable Hardware/Software:

* several ex-galaxy [6] antennas
* AccessPointAccess Point, Access-Point, Excepting, Excerpting, Except, Excerpt, Expound, Excellent, Expand, Expend [7]s to be mounted in antenna mast for point-to-point
link (hopefully running Linux) connected by cat5 UTPUT, UP, ATP, UTA, UTE, DTP, USP, FTP, UMP with PoEPoe, POW, Pie, Pow, Ope, PE, PO, Po, Pole, Pope, Poem, Poet, Poke, Pone, Pore, Pose, OE, Pee, Poi, Poo, BPOE, Pol, Pod, Pom, Pop, Pot, DOE, Doe, EOE, Joe, Moe, Noe, Zoe, Foe, Hoe, Roe, Toe, Voe, Woe, Pox, Poe's, Po's [8]
* an additional NICNICK, NICO, INC, NC, NIX, BIC, MIC, NICE, NI, NYC, NBC, NFC, NIH, NRC, NSC, NIL, RIC, VIC, NIB, NIP, NIT, PIC, SIC, TIC, NI'S in the router for each link

Obstacles:

* AccessPointAccess Point, Access-Point, Excepting, Excerpting, Except, Excerpt, Expound, Excellent, Expand, Expend [9]s are too expensive so I may have to look for
another solution
* No one to link to at this stage, although NodeDBDNodded, Noddled, Noted, Needed, Noodled, Toadded, Notepad, Notated, Deeded, Tided, Underbid, Debt, Doodad, Needled, Roadbed, Seedbed, Toddled, Doddered, Duded, Doted, Toted, Nobody [10] has
expressed interest

Progress:

* 24/04/02 - On Friday I got hold of my first galaxy antenna. Tonight
I went up on the roof and was able to see Kmart in East Burwood.
Hopefully I'll be able to get a link in this direction and from there
a link towards the city.



Links:
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[1] http://melbourne.wireless.org.au/?Jeremy
[2] http://melbourne.wireless.org.au/?Debian
[3] http://melbourne.wireless.org.au/?GNU
[4] http://melbourne.wireless.org.au/?Linux
[5] http://melbourne.wireless.org.au/?galaxy
[6] http://melbourne.wireless.org.au/?galaxy
[7] http://melbourne.wireless.org.au/?AccessPoint
[8] http://melbourne.wireless.org.au/?PoE
[9] http://melbourne.wireless.org.au/?AccessPoint
[10] http://melbourne.wireless.org.au/?NodeDBD

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