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 * Location Location Location. Ideas?
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  * It's been a long time since the last meeting, and longer for me!
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  * Updates from other wireless groups

The location, date and time of the next meeting is always available on the MonthlyMeeting and WeeklyMeeting pages. We also have archives of the MeetingNotes from all past meetings.

Monthly Meeting

Newbie Welcomes

Monthly Presentation

  • none

General Meeting

  • ==== Basics ==== ==== Propaganda ==== ==== Organizational Issues ====
    • Transparancy: It hurts the community if we have secrets
      • MailingList reorganization. Admin dies. Ops open, and traffic pushed to general. Board opened to members.

      • "Problems" with commercial providers, why some stuff is still secret.
      • Any have better ideas?
    • Don to take more active technical lead role.
    • Does anyone have leads of cheap/free office space?
    • "Overthrowing Qwest one block at a time". It may have been a joke, but now it's time to grow up. We need to reach into the community and learn how to work with it.
    • We attempt to be a meritocracy. As such we will be accepting nominations for new board members on a "what have you done for us lately" basis.
    • Membership status
    • President Term of Office / Nominations / Voting
    • Updates from other wireless groups
    ==== New Nodes in Process (Need more!) ====
    • Location! Location! Location! (Morrison bridge, north/south park blocks, skidmore, brooklyn park, washington park etc)
    • Cafe on NW 21st, DarrinEden

    • SE Cafe and Developers ...
    • Rose and Raindrop LucasSheehan

    • At the top of Rocky Butte
    ==== Tech Talk ====
    • Who's used a node? Problems? Requests?
    • Soekris boxes, what and why.
    • Node roundup!! Get NoCatAuth installed, clean up WnDb data create links!

    • ThePlan progresses: from hotspots, to "the mesh network ...

    • Uptimes, not too bad. PioneerCourthouseSquare has been up for over a year, hw changed three times and still has only been dow about a total three days.

    ==== A Hacking We Be ==== ==== Action Topics ==== ==== Resolved Topics ====

Future Presentations

  • Help wanted! Got an idea for a presentation please let us know.
  • Anonymity on nodes w/ Cebolla (ZachBrown)

  • Accountability without traceablity ... how? (AdamShand)

  • IPv6, OSPF, and AODV as the backbone (ManSig)

  • Distributed mangement and monitoring of Nodes
  • General question and answer session, infrastructure/ad-hoc mode (AdamShand)

  • Captive Portal Demonstration (needs to wait for connectivity)
  • FCC regulations (Unknown)
  • RF lesson (dB vs dBi vs. dBm, fresnel zones, pathloss, isotropic radiator, etc)
  • War driving as a marketing tool :-)

  • Sucess stories (this is what I did to get my node up)
  • Hardware recommendations and what to look for in an AP)
  • Can anyone explain WDS? Other hardcore wireless stuff ...
  • Keeping Free Sources of Internet Connectivity Happy through Bandwidth Management


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