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. […]

SOCALWUG booth at Southern California Linux Expo

February 22, 2006

For the last four years SOCALWUG has assisted in providing a wireless network at the Southern California Linux Expo. Thank you to everyone that assisted and visited the SOCALWUG booth.

SOCALWUG video online and ready to download!

February 16, 2006

Here’s the latest video from SOCALWUG. In the January 2006 meeting, Frank Keeney and Mike Outmesguine opened the meeting talking about the Suitsat ham radio project, VOIP phones, RFID, and the MB-8000 EVDO/Wi-Fi mobile hotspot running the meeting’s internet uplink. We continue with a presentation from author Carl Weisman from 5G Wireless Solutions chatting about […]

EVDO Portable WiFi Hot Spot Solution

January 28, 2006

Mike Outmesguine brought a Top Global’s MobileBridge MB8000 to the last SOCALWUG meeting. This device shares EVDO/3G Cellular with WiFi devices. Creating in instant WiFi hotspost without DSL! With his WiFi VOIP phone he was able to make VOIP phone calls over EVDO. At least a dozen other users with WiFi enabled laptops shared the […]

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 […]