SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: --------------------- To REGISTER for this event, please RSVP by using the Unigroup Registration Page: Unigroup Registration Page. This will allow us to automate the registration process. (Registration will also add you to our mailing list.) Please RSVP by Wednesday, 19-JAN-2005, so we can have the proper amount of food available. Note: RSVP is not mandatory for this location, but it does help us to properly plan the meeting (food, drinks, handouts, seating, etc.). Please continue to check the Unigroup web site and THIS page, for any last minute updates concerning this meeting. If you registered for this meeting, please check your email for any last minute announcements as the meeting approaches.
Alliance for Downtown NY Conference Facility Downtown Center 104 Washington Street Wall Street Area Downtown, New York City
This month's meeting will be an informal presentation on WiFi, and WiFi Connectivity Around NYC. Introduction to Wireless Communications (802.11 that is...) - Brief History of the beginning. - What we have now (802.11a, b, g, pre N, etc). - The Hype (WiMax, wireless taking over Ethernet and fiber, etc) - Basic Home User Equipment. - Basic Company (Real Quality) Equipment. - Mobile Wireless Gear (Intel's Centrino, Cisco, Dangers of Built-in) & Software (netstumbler).
Web Resources: -------------- NYCwireless http://www.nycwireless.net NYCwireless Meeting Presentations http://www.nycwireless.net/wireless_presentations.html Community Wireless NodeDB Project http://www.nodedb.org Vendor Links: Proxim White Papers http://www.proxim.com/learn/library/whitepapers Cisco White Papers http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/wireless/index.html (or search for "Wireless" or "Access Point" or "Aironet") WiFi Tool Links: NetStumbler (windows) http://www.stumbler.net Kismet http://www.kismetwireless.net Wi-Foo WiFi Security Tools http://www.wi-foo.com/index-3.html
Ben Serebin is... a) A Technology Consultant assisting small to medium size companies. b) A Board of Director for NYCwireless c) A member of Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, Technology Committee d) Created New York's only Microsoft Exchange User Group e) All of the Above The Answer is E.
If you are interested in exploring wireless solutions and learn about wireless, become a member of NYCwireless and attend our monthly meetings and join our mailing list. If you are interested in deploying enterprise class wireless networks or seek a technology consultant for your small to medium size company, contact REEFsolutions.com.
O'Reilly has been kind enough to provide us with some of their books, which we will continue to raffle off as giveaways at our meetings.
Addison-Wesley Professional/Prentice Hall PTR has been kind enough to provide us with some of their books, which we will continue to raffle off as giveaways at our meetings.
Unigroup would like to thank both companies for the support provided by their User Group programs.
Note: The chances tend to be about 1 in 5, that any attendee of our meeting will walk away with a fairly valuable giveaway (ie. most books are valued between $30 and $60)!
** We have a pile of WiFi related books to raffle off!
Yearly Membership (includes all meetings): $ 50.00 Non-Member Single Meeting: $ 20.00 Student Yearly Membership: $ 20.00 Non-Member Student Single Meeting (with ID): $ 5.00 Payment Methods: Cash, Check, American Express.
FOOD AND REFRESHMENTS
Complimentary Food and Refreshments will be served.
This includes sandwiches such as turkey, roast beef, chicken, tuna and grilled vegetables as well as assorted salads, cookies, bottled water and assorted beverages.
Please join us for this meeting, you won't want to miss it!