9089Re: Austin Hotspots (WAPs)
- Nov 3, 2004Cool!
--- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, "Essiar" <essiar@t...>
> You can park outside any Schlotzkys and get good reception.
> Recently, I just hopped from strip mall to strip mall, suprising how
> many small biz and homes have unsecured networks. Heck, I can sit in
> my house and pick up 6 nets, 1/2 of them unsecured. Starbucks does
> charge a fee via their sbc or tmobile nets. It seems like just about
> every eating/drinking establishment around here has free wifi now.
> Last night when driving past the local chicken wing place (Wings and
> More) they had a new Free Wifi sign hanging up. It seem that in N
> Austin you shouldn't have to drive more than a few blocks at most to
> get a net.
> --- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, Alex Alexander
> <alex.yahoogroups@n...> wrote:
> > Well I use my pda and downloaded the WiFi sniffer application from
> > I'm sure they have a PC version as well. It sniffs out WiFi
> hotspots, if
> > they are free they you hit connect, and it does just that.
> > There are probably more free hotspots in Austin than anywhere else
> > been. now that many hotels are offering free internet to their
> guests it
> > would be interesting to park up outside one of them and see if you
> can use
> > their internet.
> > alex.
> > At 12:19 PM 11/3/2004, you wrote:
> > >Thanks Alex,
> > >
> > >It took someone from almost halfway around the world to reply.
> > >Sometimes I feel like the black sheepr Austin Geocaching family.
> > >
> > >How do you logon?
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