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Beauregard T. Shagnasty
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      10-06-2006
Evan Platt wrote:

> On Fri, 06 Oct 2006 18:38:49 -0400, SgtMinor
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>>Here's what can be done with an 8-foot dish: "New World Record
>>for Wi-Fi Distance: 125 Miles"
>>http://www.wifi-toys.com/wi-fi.php?a=articles&id=91

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> Yeah, I somehow doubt Richard has the knowledge or equipment to get 25
> miles.


...or that the truckstop 25 miles away has one of those dishes .. or that
RtS has one on top of his truck .. or that both truckstops were on
hilltops.

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      10-07-2006

"Beauregard T. Shagnasty" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> Evan Platt wrote:
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>> On Fri, 06 Oct 2006 18:38:49 -0400, SgtMinor
>> <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
>>
>>>Here's what can be done with an 8-foot dish: "New World Record
>>>for Wi-Fi Distance: 125 Miles"
>>>http://www.wifi-toys.com/wi-fi.php?a=articles&id=91

>>
>> Yeah, I somehow doubt Richard has the knowledge or equipment to get 25
>> miles.

>
> ..or that the truckstop 25 miles away has one of those dishes .. or that
> RtS has one on top of his truck .. or that both truckstops were on
> hilltops.
>


Actually, the TA parking lot in Cartersville Ga is on a hill.
It sits some 15 feet above the building and the lot is extremely large.
Most truckstops install an external antenna on the roof on a pole so that
truckers in the "back row" can get a signal.

 
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