Re: Wireless distance issues...

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by The Old Sourdough, Oct 7, 2006.

  1. richard grumbled surlily in 24hoursupport.helpdesk:

    >
    > "Evan Platt" <> wrote in message
    > news:...
    >> On Fri, 6 Oct 2006 12:33:54 -0600, "richard" <> wrote:
    >>
    >>
    >>>One time I was at a truckstop and using a signal from another truckstop 25
    >>>miles away.

    >>
    >> No, you weren't.

    >
    > Yeh I was dipshit. Overead clouds in the area helped a lot.
    > When they were gone the next morning, no signal.
    > There's a Pilot and TA truckstop in Cartersville, Ga on I75. Exit 295.
    > Now look up where the nearest Flying J is. Exit 320.
    >
    >
    >


    But the nearest Flying J hotspot is right there at Exit 296. See

    http://www.tonservices.com/map/sitelistprint.cfm

    Scroll down to Cartersville, GA.

    2.4 gHz signals don't bounce off clouds. You were using the local hotspot all
    the time.

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    The Old Sourdough, Oct 7, 2006
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