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[Ham-80211] Which PDA to buy as a WiFi Finder?

jeff at aerodata.net jeff at aerodata.net
Mon Aug 14 15:52:51 UTC 2006


Hi Marlon:

Yeap, it will work on a PDA and that is what I use. They call it
mini-stumbler but it is similar to netstumbler.

PDA I use is a Dell Axim... forgot the model number.


> I don't know if it'll work on a pda but this program is very helpful.  I
> use it quite a bit.  Won't show non wifi systems, but it sounds like
> that's all you need it to do.  Best one out there.  Most wireless ISPs I
> know use it.
> http://www.netstumbler.com/
>
> Anyone out there have any suggestions for Don?  Remember to reply to his
> personal address as you'll not be able to reply to the mailing list his
> post came from.
>
> Marlon
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>
>   ----- Original Message -----
>   From: American Common Defence Review
>   To: ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org
>   Sent: Sunday, August 13, 2006 10:08 AM
>   Subject: [Ham-80211] Which PDA to buy as a WiFi Finder?
>
>
>   From Don Hamrick/KI5SS,
>
>   Ok! I am a newbie with PDAs. Never owned one and didn't know much about
> them. Now I am doing a fast study on PDAs to find out which PDA is best
> to use as a WiFi Finder as its primary use and for other applications
> such as Amateur Radio as cascading into its secondary use, if feasible.
> My marketing research revealed the following products that fits the bill
> for what am looking for.
>
>   I am a merchant seaman. I travel constantly. I want to use a PDA as a
> WiFi Finder so that I don't have to pull out my laptop from its
> wheeled-bag every time just to check for WiFi availability. It is easier
> to use a PDA for this purpose.
>
>   SDIO CARDS:
>
>   Socket Go Wi-Fi!â„¢ P500 - 802.11g SDIO Wi-Fi Card
>   http://www.socketcom.com/product/WL6010-676.asp
>
>   Socket Go Wi-Fi!â„¢ P300 - 802.11g SDIO Wi-Fi Card
>   http://www.socketcom.com/product/WL6217-664.asp
>
>   Linksys Wireless-G Compact Flash Card, WCF54G
>   http://www.linksys.com/servlet/Satellite?c=L_Product_C2&childpagename=US%2FLayout&cid=1115416826419&pagename=Linksys%2FCommon%2FVisitorWrapper
>
>   WiFi Software
>
>   PocketWinc (PDA WiFi Finder & Connectivity Software)
>   http://downloads.zdnet.com/download.aspx?&kw=pocketwinc&docid=206391
>
>   Winc (Laptop Wifi Finder & Connectivity Software)
>   http://downloads.zdnet.com/download.aspx?&kw=winc&docid=206392
>   I downloaded Winc and installed it. Instantly it became my default WiFi
> Connect Utility over Windows barebones utility in the System Tray. I was
> impressed with its intuitiveness and ease of use.
>
>
>   PDA
>
>   Looking for a PDA ($300 TO $600 price range) with 802.11g capability so
> that I do not have to buy an SDIO card listed above since the majority
> of PDAs have 802.11b.
>
>   NEXT EDUCATIONAL PHASE: Amateur Radio and 802.11b/g Applications
>
>   How is Amateur Radio applied to 802.11b or 802.11g services?
>
>   APRS? PACKET? Other?
>
>
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