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9089Re: Austin Hotspots (WAPs)

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  • Kevin Dytrich
    Nov 3, 2004
      Cool!

      Thanks, Steve.

      --- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, "Essiar" <essiar@t...>
      wrote:
      >
      > 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
      > Boingo.
      > >
      > > 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
      > I've
      > > 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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