[SATLUG] External Laptop Antena and the SAFreePublicWiFi

John Champion satlugacct at jchampion.com
Wed May 20 22:20:31 CDT 2009


COSA has wifi access and the AP you picked up was probably the one of them
but they are probably on a Radius server like the Express News is. I pick
them up at my office. You can connect but you cannot do anything unless you
have a username/password combo.



On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 3:23 PM, Todd W. Bucy <toddwbucy at grandecom.net>wrote:

> Ok then thats not the AP I'm looking for.  about 6 months ago I was
> downtown at a sandwich shop across from the courthouse and picked up an
> AP that appeared to be run by the city. I am very interested in finding
> this AP.  I plan on doing a more intensive run Sunday night.  Maybe I
> will find it then.  If not I will have to do the run during business
> hours.  not my idea of fun, driving around downtown during the day :-(
>
> Todd
>
> On Fri, 2009-05-15 at 11:53 -0700, dinger at dingernet.com wrote:
> > Yes, both are hot spots.  I used to use Public Access WiFi.  They also
> > charge about $20 / month if I remember correctly.  I could pick up a
> > couple of AP's most of the time, but there were times (usually only when
> I
> > really needed it) when the signal strength was too low to connect to any
> > of them.  I stick to wires now.
> >
> > ~Jared
> >
> > > if its a pay service why then are all the SA Public WiFi open? or are
> > > they a hot spot provider?
> > >
> > > same question goes for the set of ap's with ssid's of Public Access
> > > Wifi.
> > >
> > > Todd
> > >
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