just signed up...

Jamin W. Collins jcollins at asgardsrealm.net
Mon Jan 28 02:43:46 EST 2002

On Wed, 2002-01-23 at 06:09, Andrew wrote:
> How far (and at what speed) do the recommended cards work at?  I have a 
> friend who lives about 200-300 metres away from me, but he is over a 
> hill (will that work?).

Without external hardware (antennas and what not) I doubt it.  If it
does, I believe it would be pushing the limit and be a rather shaky
connection.  Someone else here may have more specifics.

> What kind of network activities take place? I'm interested in file 
> sharing - things like linux distros etc.

This is entirely up to you to decide.  Once your wireless connection is
up, it's a normal connection.

> It says the cards are worth about $150 - but what is the total cost i'm 
> looking at?

This depends on whether or not you'll need an external antenna and which
cards you purchase.

Jamin W. Collins

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