[WIRELESS] RE: Driver for USB Wireless client?
evilbunny at sydneywireless.com
Wed Dec 4 23:47:08 EST 2002
You can use the device at the focal point of a dish or cantenna,
saving you the need to modify it...
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Wednesday, December 4, 2002, 11:32:17 PM, you wrote:
DJ> Thanks to all who replied. I am going to have a go with the D-Link DWL-120 It has a higher power rating than most. Hopefully removing the internal antenna will not be too difficult.
DJ> BTW: I found Darryl's site very informative.
DJ> ----- Original Message -----
DJ> From: Mike Kershaw <dragorn at nerv-un.net>
DJ> Date: Sun, 24 Nov 2002 20:54:10 -0500
DJ> To: djennings at operamail.com
DJ> Subject: Re: [WIRELESS] RE: Driver for USB Wireless client?
>> Of all things, the Microsoft USB adapters use the prism chipset and work
>> well in linux with the wlan-ng drivers.
>> I've pulled one apart, and if you're handy with a soldering iron it would
>> be very easy to remove their builtin antenna and solder a bit of LMR with
>> a SMA jack onto the board - the builtin whip just uses a strand of LMR
>> On Mon, Nov 25, 2002 at 12:28:20PM +1100, Darryl Smith wrote:
>> > Personally what I do is put the USB device at the focus of a dish. That
>> > way you don't need an external antenna - and I can use a PrismII card.
>> > Darryl
>> > ---------
>> > Darryl Smith, VK2TDS POBox 169 Ingleburn NSW 2565 Australia
>> > Mobile Number 0412 929 634 [+61 4 12 929 634 International]
>> > Darryl at radio-active.net.au | www.radio-active.net.au
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: wireless-admin at lists.samba.org
>> > [mailto:wireless-admin at lists.samba.org] On Behalf Of Derek Jennings
>> > Sent: Monday, 25 November 2002 11:37 AM
>> > To: wireless at lists.samba.org
>> > Subject: Driver for USB Wireless client?
>> > Can anyone recommend a USB wireless client with an external antenna with
>> > a
>> > Linux driver available?
>> > USB support of PrismII cards in Linux seems Ok, but none of them seem to
>> > have
>> > external antennas.
>> > The orinoco usb adapter looks perfect, but is there a driver to work
>> > with it?
>> > TIA
>> > derek
>> "This sick joke is my JOB!" -- Eric
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