What is really sad about this is that it probably won't work very well. A 
couple of weeks ago I was over on California street installing a wireless LAN. 
During our testing, we were able to pick up over 200 APs, from the 26th floor 
with only the built in wireless card in the laptop. We know that a couple of 
them were in the biulding, but most were not. Over 50 % of those APs were 
showing a signal of -80dB or better.


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Dawn DiPietro [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
>Sent: Monday, January 8, 2007 03:45 AM
>To: 'WISPA General List'
>Subject: [WISPA] Agreement Announced on San Francisco Wireless Network
>Agreement Announced on San Francisco Wireless Network
>January 5, 2007 News Release
>"Today, EarthLink and the City of San Francisco reached agreement on the
>terms of the contract to build a citywide wireless network," said Donald
>Berryman, executive vice president of EarthLink.
>"This agreement catapults San Francisco into a leadership position in
>wireless technology: the network ensures universal, affordable wireless 
>broadband access for all San Franciscans, especially low-income and
>disadvantaged residents; and through the mayor's digital divide program,
>children and students will have the digital tools to ensure that they
>have access to everything that the Internet has to offer the growing
>minds of the city's promising future.
>"Other advantages of having a citywide wireless network include
>improving the efficiency of the city's government; stimulating private
>investment into developing tools and applications to take advantage of
>wireless technology, and providing more consumer choice and competition 
>for broadband services than what exists today in the marketplace.
>"We look forward to working with the Board of Supervisors to gain
>approval of the agreement so we can begin building out the network in 2007."
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