Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Treasure hunt wi-fi style in Auckland
Posted on 11-Nov-2003 18:32. | Tags Filed under: News.


Treasure hunt wi-fi style in Auckland
A wi-fi enthusiast web site is organising a treasure hunt competition in Auckland.

Each team "war drives" around an area looking for wireless access points. When an access point is found they will be given a clue (in the SSID) of where to find the next access point. The team to find all the access points the fastest will win a prize. There will also be a prize for the team to get the best signal strength from the access points.

The event is to be held on the 7th of December 2003, starting at noon.

Each group will need the following:

  • A laptop or portable device that can scan for wireless networks.
  • A program like Netstumbler or Kismit (or similar), that can scan for wireless networks.
  • A copy of Wises map of Auckland.
  • An external aerial with pigtail that connects to your portable device (optional). This will make finding wireless networks easier.
  • A car or some form of transport.

    Entries cost NZ$10 per team.



  • More information: http://www.nzwireless.org/contentid-3.html...

    comments powered by Disqus




    Trending now »

    Hot discussions in our forums right now:

    Good riddance to Obama and his drones. Pakistani villagers will be saying the same.
    Created by amiga500, last reply by DarthKermit on 24-Jan-2017 14:01 (126 replies)
    Pages... 7 8 9


    Who's Liable for The Excess?
    Created by networkn, last reply by mdooher on 23-Jan-2017 19:33 (27 replies)
    Pages... 2


    The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
    Created by TimA, last reply by Amiibro on 25-Jan-2017 14:13 (2079 replies)
    Pages... 137 138 139


    2Degress are introducing a credit card fee
    Created by reven, last reply by sbiddle on 25-Jan-2017 11:25 (70 replies)
    Pages... 3 4 5


    Car data logging.
    Created by TimA, last reply by RUKI on 24-Jan-2017 15:11 (28 replies)
    Pages... 2


    Anker Battery Case through Youshop - Prohibited Item?
    Created by stocksp, last reply by richms on 25-Jan-2017 13:09 (27 replies)
    Pages... 2


    Any Good SEO providers / company ?
    Created by Sulco, last reply by Sulco on 25-Jan-2017 13:03 (12 replies)

    Why aren't "Netflix Originals" available in all regions?
    Created by Paul1977, last reply by Killerkiwi2005 on 25-Jan-2017 13:22 (11 replies)