[kismac] Re: off - nextel wireless broadband

  • From: Larry Loeb <larryloeb@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 12 May 2004 11:50:41 -0400

On 5/11/04 12:58 PM, "Stefan Jeglinski" <jeglin@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> Nextel has initiated broadband wireless coverage in my area (Ral-Dur
> USA) after a brief trial period. The PC card in use is the Flarion
> ct-1000. It works with Windows only, but there's no evidence that
> there is anything special or proprietary going on, In fact, a Nextel
> drone told me that OSX/Linux should work, but it merely "not
> supported." This generally means a driver needs to be written, but
> that the only proprietary info might be related to the chipset and
> not the access itself.
> Anyone here know what might be involved in more detail, getting this
> to work in OSX (or Linux)?
> Stefan Jeglinski

I wrote about this trial (see
and the problem is that the Flarion system itself is non-standard. This may
complicate actually being able to hop onto the network, as opposed to just
knowing that it is there.

Larry Loeb

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