Category Archives: ewn

Putting new radios up in Everett

I’m happy to note that we’re putting up new radios in Everett. The plan is to provide free but limited Internet access to neighbors and sell service to those who need a “fatter pipe” as the kids say. We’ve been … Continue reading

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Debian router online

So… I got my Debian router online. I expect to add ipv6 support to my network real soon now. The permanent storage is a 2G CF card with a CF to IDE adapter. The system has 1G of memory. The … Continue reading

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Everett Wireless Data Center

I’m putting together a WISP, I guess. Here’s the mast in the basement prior to mounting it: Here’s the fancy antenna strapped to the chimney: Here’s the rack of computers that will be participating on the network:

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Running a console cable to the radio

So, I’m attaching a radio to the chimney. I don’t want to have to bring it down every time I need to flash the firmware, so I’m also running an rs-232 cable up to it along with the PoE data/power … Continue reading

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Everett Wireless first station

I’m putting together the first station for the Everett Wireless Network. To the right is a picture of the radio I will eventually put on our roof. I plan to attach an omni to the pole and drill another couple … Continue reading

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Everett Wireless Network update

I’ve been wandering around Everett today with Scarlet. We went to the County building, the City building and the Everett PD to discuss IT-related things. The main thing that we spoke about was the state of the Everett Wireless Network. … Continue reading

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State of the C.J. – 20060625

C.J. Blathers about recent major changes in his life. https://colliertech.com/~cjcollier/confidential/sateOfTheCJ20060625.ogg https://colliertech.com/~cjcollier/confidential/sateOfTheCJ20060625.mp3 Mail me for credentials.

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Interaction

Hey all. Please comment on this entry. I’m trying to get an idea of who’s listening to what I say. Why do you read this blog? Are you interested in community wireless networks? OpenGL development on Linux? Family? Business Intelligence? … Continue reading

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Moved blog, took long weekend

For those of you who want to hear me read this instead of having to do so yourself (no hyperlinks), click here for .ogg and here for .mp3. I migrated the blogs’ database and code from moonunit to avenger, both … Continue reading

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Rearranging blogs: EWN, Mono, poli-discuss, work

I’m re-organizing my various blogs to this one. WordPress can syndicate categories. So I’m adding a category for each of the blogs I keep. Except for LiveJournal. I’ve got lots of posts there, and there’s no way (as far as … Continue reading

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