Re: [NTLK] wifi SSID

From: Martin Joseph <>
Date: Fri Nov 03 2006 - 00:22:44 EST

On Nov 2, 2006, at 2:31 PM, wrote:

>> After noticing so many free hotspots on a recent road trip, I thought
>> I'd pick up a cheap wireless card on ebay and bring my 2100 out of
>> retirement as an e-mail client. The first issue, though, is learning
>> or guessing the SSID name. I wonder if there's some special string
>> that would match any broadcast SSID name to establish a connection?
> I don't know anything yet about the Newton's WiFi operation, but as
> far as
> I know if you leave the SSID field on the client blank it connects to
> anything available. Perthaps it depends on which client.

The above is being repeated here, but I do not find it to be true.
In my experience the Newton must have the exact SSID manually entered
in order to connect...


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