481Linux at SOCALWUG Meeting, Thursday 02/27/03 at 7pm
- Feb 24, 2003The next meeting of the Southern California Wireless Users Group will be
meeting this Thursday 02/27/03 at 7pm (Pacific).
Main presentation meetings are held monthly on the fourth Thursday of the
Fran McGrath of Colorbroadband, http://www.colorbroadband.com built the
recent wireless HotZone in Long Beach
Colorband Inc. is a international provider of wireless "broadcast
fiber" communication and other digital services. Colorband has engineered
the highest capacity microwave backbone network in Southern
California. This unique network architecture enables Colorband to provide
scalable franchise business solutions, serving subscribers from multiple
Internet Service Providers (ISPs).
Some topics that he will cover:
I. Color Broadband Inc.
Overview on Wireless
II. Wireless in Long Beach http://www.longbeachportals.com
Wireless Hot Zone project.
III. The future...
Bao C. Ha of http://www.hacom.net sells small low cost computers
OpenBrick is a new kind of low-cost fan-less small computer targeted the
Open-Source/Free Software community, mainly Linux, FreeBSD and
OpenBSD. It is popular in Europe and attracted a large follow of
engineers, hackers, students, researchers, small Open-Source companies,
and ISPs to implement ideas of appliances in areas of WiFi, broadband
networks, communications, multimedia, and IP telephony.
Checkout this example:
This unit can be an 802.11b Access Point or a client device. We'll have a
review and a live demonstration
Meeting Cost: Free!
Agenda (times are approximate):
7:00 Mixing - business/friend contacts
7:15 Logon> Introductions to the group and key members
7:25 News items
7:30 Presentation by Fran McGrath
7:55 Q&A on presentation
8:00 Presentation by Bao C. Ha
8:25 Q&A on presentation
8:30 Open discussion - Current events, news, technical questions, newbie
8:35 Mixing - break off into groups of discussions.
7:00pm to 9:00pm Thursday, January 23rd. 2003
Pasadena IHOP Restaurant (rear meeting room)
3521 E. Foothill Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91107
Note: Please come hungry and support our host. Food served during
meeting. Separate checks.
This meeting's video will be streamed live see http://www.socalwug.org
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