[MLB-WIRELESS] ...Sydney Wireless?
Dean at collins.net.pr
Tue Aug 1 20:42:06 EST 2006
I think you will find Duane still subscribes to this list (though I
think he may be spending more of his time overseas these days).
I still subscribe to both lists however Melbourne always has more
You are right about people not necessarily being where the nodedb says
they are.... I'm now living in NY.
Either way subscribe to the list at www.sydneywireless.com and see what
you get replied.
Cognation Pty Ltd
dean at cognation.net
+61-2-9016-5642 (Sydney in-dial).
> -----Original Message-----
> From: melbwireless-bounces at wireless.org.au [mailto:melbwireless-
> bounces at wireless.org.au] On Behalf Of Peter Long
> Sent: Tuesday, 1 August 2006 2:24 AM
> To: melbwireless at wireless.org.au
> Subject: [MLB-WIRELESS] ...Sydney Wireless?
> Gday Steve,
> I was a little involve in the begining with Sydney
> Wireless. Last contact I had was in 2003. They had a
> few field tests and there are a few nodes set up,
> especially around Kellyville. Craig Mead started that
> off, and there was another guy called Dwayne (Evil
> Bunny). But I think they are now professionals with
> no interest in community work.
> Even their domain www.australianwireless.org has
> Sorry can't be of much help to you getting in touch
> with existing members.
> See ya....
> --- Steve <skittled at glililimail.com> wrote:
> > First off, my apologies for starting a Sydney-themed
> > thread in your Melbourne
> > newsgroup! (AND for mucking up the posting..)
> > As you've probably guessed, I'm a sydneysider,
> > really quite interested in the
> > Sydney community networks. However, the obvious
> > place to look
> > (sydneywireless.com) seems rather... dead. Granted,
> > there's recent 'news'
> > articles on the page, but emailing anyone on there
> > seems to get no response.
> > Similarly, any old links to sydney-based forums or
> > information on
> > users/nodes/etc, seem to have been removed at some
> > time, and not replaced
> > since. Similarly, NodeDB is a nice little system of
> > looking at the local area
> > but provides no way of actually contacting the
> > people listed in the DB (who,
> > judging from a little research, may or may not be
> > actually where the map
> > suggests they are, due to user error inputting
> > lat/long, or age of that
> > record)...
> > So, the long and the short of it is I'm quite lost
> > as to how to get involved,
> > and was hoping you guys and girls might've heard of
> > something on the grapevine
> > that I've missed. If so, maybe someone could help me
> > out? Any hints would be
> > great!
> > Steve.
> > (Hornsby Area, Sydney)
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