- Who's used a node? Who uses a node regularly?
- Official Member Introduction (so member wanna-bes can get a sponsor)
- Wireless Basics
Q&A Session ...
- ==== Basics ====
We are an Oregon NonProfit
- We are a 501(c)(3) corporation
- Opens up PTP to a world of grants and donations
- PTP dreams. Digital divide. Freedom of speach. It's all really cool folks.
Propaganda Update. Tee shirts, stickers and more! (LonnieWormley)
WebVisions Conference - July 18th 9am Oregon Convention Center
- OSCON O'Reilly - July 7th-11th Portland Marriott
Pioneer Square is gone. New lead? NigelBallard
- "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
- Cool news from other wireless groups
Seattle Wireless - "Seattle Wireless FieldDay" Aug 30th. Similar to amateur radio field day, a mock emergency network will be created this summer using off-the-shelf 802.11b hardware, computers, and battery/gas power supplies.
- Seattle Wireless - King county and Kitsap County Regional Libraries offer "Wi-Fi" access for properly equipped laptops, PDAs, and other device. Its free and no enforced time limits.
- New York City Wireless is running a cafepress.com shop where you can buy underwear, tshirts, and mugs with the new york wireless logo on it.
The FreeNetworks.org Wireless Conference that was planned for Las Vegas earlier this month has been postponed due to low attendance.
- Location! Location! Location! (Morrison bridge, north/south park blocks, skidmore, brooklyn park, washington park etc)
Cafe on NW 21st, DarrinEden
- SE Cafe and Developers ...
Jaguar Cafe - 420 SE 6th - DonPark
- Triangle Network - Rocky Butte Video; Klickitat Video; Baer Video
- Who's used a node? Problems? Requests?
- Soekris boxes, what and why. New Soekris Model 4801 $262 for board only. 266mhz 586-class Geode CPU. 128MB ram. 3 10/100 enet. CF. USB. temperature monitor.
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.
- 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