Presentation from 2015 Wireless Technology Summit

posted May 27, 2015, 6:08 PM by Brent Chapman

Here is the presentation from the 2015 Wireless Technology Summit.

WiFi MURS moving to new channel this year

posted May 11, 2014, 9:20 PM by Brent Chapman

For the past couple of years, we've suggested that folks invest in a MURS radio for their camp, which can be used both to contact other Playa WiFi users (and maybe us, the Playa WiFi team, if we're not too busy with our primary job of supporting the network for Burning Man departments) and to contact the Emergency Services Department (ESD) in case of emergency.

For 2014, we're still recommending MURS, but we're suggesting a different MURS channel than in years past, because our old channel has been claimed by the Art Support Services team.  So, the bad news is, if you've already got a MURS radio programmed for Playa WiFi, you've got to reprogram it; the good news is, you can now also use it to contact Art Support Services, if you're a supported art project.

Full details are on the How To > MURS page.

Burning Man Wireless Summit

posted May 7, 2014, 6:58 PM by Brent Chapman   [ updated May 7, 2014, 7:09 PM ]

We're about to start the 2014 Burning Man Wireless Summit.  

To join remotely, please dial 1(800)444-2801  Conference code  6009517.

Please MUTE your phone!!! Remember there will be a bunch of people on the phone at the same time. 

Feel free to join us in chat using old school IRC: on channel #BRC-wifi

We will have parts of the discussion when we’ll have you un-mute to join in the discussion.

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