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RE: Cisco LEAP exploit tool...
From: Frank Knobbe <frank () knobbe us>
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2004 00:07:41 -0500

On Wed, 2004-04-14 at 22:38, Jeff Schreiner wrote:
This is true but from my experience with amateur radio an HF rig running at
[...]
Even directional tracking devices used by zoologists will only pick up the
[...]
Sorry about the extended discussion on RF broadcasts, the main point wanted
to point out was detecting a 802.11 2.4 GHz transmission from 7 miles away
would be almost impossible.

Could it be that you are confusing transmission/receipt of analog
signals and digital signals? In the digital world you can distinguish
between 0 and 1 even in signals which could be considered absolute crap
from an analog perspective. 

BTW: The FCC authorizes higher power levels for point-to-point
connections. A quick Google search found this:
http://www.dailywireless.org/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=1926

Regards,
Frank
(absolutely not a WiFi or ham or otherwise RF guy)

-- 
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Abandon hope, all ye who press <ENTER> here...

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