> -----Original Message----- > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Eric De la Cruz > Lugo > Sent: Saturday, 9 August 2003 11:31 PM > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: Wireless question, maybe off topic > > > Sorry if this is not the right list, I have checked de Hardware Notes for > FreeBSD 4.8 and there is this wireless adapter called: > > Netgear MA401 > > Its a PCMCIA adapter. > > But i was checking on google and found this one: > > Netgear MA311 802.11b Wireless PCI Adapter > > I need a PCI card for my desktop wich runs FreeBSD I want to > connect peer to > peer 2 FreeBSD boxes at 1 mile from each other, (I want to try > the pringles > antennas as described in > > > http://www.oreillynet.com/cs/weblog/view/wlg/448 > > I know there are Aironet PCI adapters but they are expensive, I > want to try > with cheaper hardware and the Netgear is cheaper in an order of > maggnitude. > > Hope some one knows about this, if possible, or point me to the > right list to > ask.
The Pringles antenna are not as good as people make out, a good yagi any day will out perform most anything else, as they are directional, most of the power is radiated forward, how much depends on the design. Regards, Kat. --- Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free. Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com). Version: 6.0.443 / Virus Database: 248 - Release Date: 10/01/2003 _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"