Celebrate the launch of the Little Tokyo Wi-Fi Project!

April 13, 2007

Little Tokyo UnpluggedCommunity Wi-Fi Wirecutting CeremonySpecial Guest Speaker Councilmember Jan Perry10 AM Thursday, April 19thJapanese American Community and Cultural Center244 S. San Pedro StreetLos Angeles, CA 90013 Users with wireless computers and laptops in the Little Tokyo community will be able to use free wireless Internet services, and access a community website developed by ExperienceLA.com. […]

More Free Wi-Fi in LA (Who Knew There Was Free Wi-Fi in LA?)

January 10, 2007

Los Angeles expands public Wi-Fi network found at Muniwireless: "Expect a growth spurt from Los Angeles’ free public wireless Internet service in 2007. Yesterday, the Board of Commissioners of the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles (CRA/LA), the public agency charged with revitalizing the city’s downtown, announced $225,000 in contract extensions and […]

Flexible Wireless Internet While Travelling

December 22, 2006

This week I attended the Funeral of a very dear aunt. Unfortunately, in my line of business I must continue to work even when traveling and on vacation. This forces me to have 2-3 options at any time to gain access to the Internet. I have a Sprint EVDO card, a T-Mobile PDA, a high […]

The War Driver Returns

May 15, 2006

"May 15, 2006  (Computerworld) — I am back on the prowl. Stealthily I slide through the night, searching for unprotected wireless networks. I find one! And then I find hundreds more. Who cares? War driving is so 2004. Wireless security has matured and moved on. When’s the last time you heard of a wireless hack? […]

Solar Powered WiFi Repeater

May 11, 2006

Popular Science just published an article from my friend Mike Outmesguine: "The promise of Wi-Fi is freedom—the ability to bring your laptop or PDA away from the anchor that is your desk and into your life. With most wireless routers, however, your life had better stop at around 300 feet, and forget about heading outside. […]

Wifi at Baker to Vegas Relay

April 1, 2006

I’m sitting in my truck today, in the desert bordering California and Nevada, halfway between Tecopa and Mountain Springs, just a few miles North of Kingston Peak. In the back of my pickup I’ve strapped in two 24dbi grids connected to Senao Wifi Radios. 26 miles away in Pahrump I’m linked to the Internet using […]

So. Ca. Wireless Users Group hosts 50th meeting!

January 16, 2006

From WiFi Toys: Fifty, 50, L, 110010, 0.5c, 0x0032, nun. However you express it, this month marks SOCALWUG meeting number fifty! I never imagined what started as a wild idea posed by two Wi-Fi enthusiasts would become practically an institution spanning several years. Frank Keeney and I hosted the first meeting in May 2002. See […]

Los Angeles SoCal Linux Expo Early Bird ticket sales held open!

January 10, 2006

SOCALWUG.org will have a booth and we’ll be volunteering the free WiFi Internet access again. SCALE: If you’ve never been to the SoCal Linux Expo, you’ve been missing a fun, exciting, education event. It’s THE Linux event in Southern California. Come and hear movers and shakers in Linux and Open Source speak. Compared to other […]