If you live in the Portland Oregon area and want to stay connected where ever you go without being tied to a desktop or expensive wireless network charges you need to look into this project.

Using 802.11b wireless technologies this group is attempting to build a wireless network across Portland and the surrounding area from interconnected wireless nodes. They are focusing on the DIY aspects of this emerging tech, trying to get it personalized and away a dependency on the bloated Telcos that are slow to move and charge thru the nose.

You can find out more about them at http://www.personaltelco.net/

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