The Wireless Mobile Internet

This page was created for use in my former classes. It is only occasionally updated resulting in many links being more of historical rather than current usefulness. Over time many links will suffer link rot.


"The best way to predict the future is to invent it."

Xerox PARC

  1. History of Radio
  2. Software Radio Resource Page
  3. Internet Appliances
  4. New Devices Augur Decent Mobile User Experience
  5. Global System for Mobile communication
  6. Mobile Phones: Europe's Next Minitel?
  7. Links to GSM & UMTS Related Pages
  8. Kyocera - Kyocera Smartphone Series    [Demos]
  9. Wireless Internet Initiative Advances
  10. Microsoft gears up for wireless Web
  11. Goodman's Book Marks: Wireless
  13. Phone Fish    [Catch your e-mail on the go!]
  14. Brave New Wireless World
  15. Wireless Networks: Unplugged, and Play
  16. Reiter's Wireless Data Web Log
  17. Reiter's Camera Phone Report
  18. Russell Beattie Notebook
  20. Techdirt Wireless
  21. BlueHereNow - Your Local Wireless Station
  22. LISnews.Com: Wireless
  23. om malik | taaza | Un-tethered, elements of a wireless lifestyle
  24. palowireless Wireless Resource Center
  25. Computerworld Mobile/Wireless Community
  26. Wireless Internet Magazine
  27. The Wireless Developer Network
  28. The Wireless Web
  29. Wireless Networks   [xilinx]
  30. My Wireless World
  31. Recent Emerging Technology Reports
  32. The Wireless Portal     Commands
  33. New Architect: Wireless Content Delivery
  34. WEBbeams
  35. Handhelds try to do it all
  36. TIME: Wireless Society
  37. Think! - Galbi's Telecommunications Policy Page

Spread Spectrum

  1. Spread Spectrum Scene
  2. Amateur Radio Topics on SSS Online

Wireless Application Protocol - WAP

  1. Ten Minutes to WML Ten Minutes to WML
  2. Learn More About the Wireless Web
  3. WAP Backlash
  4. WAP Field Study Findings
  5. CoffeeCup Wireless Web Builder
  6. WAP browser @   [The Wapalizer browser emulator]
  7. WAP devices available today
  8. WAP = Wireless Application Protocol   Guardian Unlimited on a WAP phone simulator
  9. WAP Backlash
  10. WAP: / Developer Tools / Browser Simulators / Software Development Kits (SDKs)
  12. AlterEgo Networks
  13. WebWirelessNow
  14. The Home Phoneline Networking Alliance
  15. The HomeRF Working Group Web Site
  16. - The Best of the Internet on Your Phone

Voice Portals

  1. Voice "Portals" Let the Web Talk Back
  2. Voice Portals Scream $26 Billion Future
  3. Vocalis SpeecHTML   SpeecHTML Demos
  4. HeyAnita   1-800-44-ANITA
  5. Tellme Networks    Tellme Studio   1-800-555-TELL
  6. BeVocal    1-800-4-BE-VOCAL
  7. VoiceGenie
  1. i-Mode    [information-mode]
  2. SMS FAQ (Short Message Service)
  3. How Voice Processing Will Change the Web
  4. Nanix
  5. Beyond Geek Chic

The Web Telephony Engine (WTE)

  1. Windows Telecommunications Alliance (Windows TA)


  1. VoiceXML Forum
  2. Voice eXtensible Markup Language (w3c)
  3. VoiceXML Reference
  4. VoiceXML: letting people talk to your HTTP server through the telephone
  5. Adapting Content for VoiceXML
  6. IBM Software: IBM WebSphere Voice Server

Cellular Digital Packet Data (CDPD)

  1. Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association
  2. Cellular Digital Packet Data
  3. Connect PC to cell phone: Simple, right? Not!    ZDNet
  4. CDPD: Cellular Digital Packet Data

Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)


General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)

  1. GPRS Platform
  2. GPRS White Paper
  3. Cingular Wireless, AT&T Wireless and VoiceStream Wireless all have GPRS networks up and running.

The 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)

  1. The 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)

Third Generation Mobile Phone Technology (3GSM)

  1. 3GSM
  2. 3G Generation The Wireless Next Wave

Enhanced Data rates for GSM Evolution (EDGE)

  1. EDGE Platform

High Speed Circuit Switched Data (HSCSD)

  1. High Speed Circuit Switched Data


  1. Symbian
  2. Ericsson: 3G, Symbian

The National Information Infrastructure     (U-NII)

  1. The National Information Infrastructure
  2. About the U-NII Band
  3. Betting on U-NII
  4. Financing U-NII Band Fixed Wireless Service Providers: Common Investor Concerns
  5. Making Sense of the 5-GHz Regulations for Unlicensed Transmitters
  6. Band Information
    1. Canopy from Motorola
    2. SkyPilot Network, Inc. Wireless LAN Broadband Access Provider
    3. Anntron - Products:UNII-LINK
    4. Digital Freedom : Wireless

Ultra-Wideband Wireless

  1. Overview of Wireless Broadband Technology & Services
  2. Broadband Wireless Access
  3. Nokia Wireless Broadband Access
  4. Wireless Data Blaster
  5. Narrowband and Wideband Modulation Schemes
  6. Ultra-Wideband Technology for Short- or Medium-Range Wireless Communications
  7. Aether Wire and Location, Inc.

HomeRF   (SWAP)

  1. The Home Radio Frequency Working Group       (Shared Wireless Access Protocol-SWAP)
  2. HomeRF Resource Center
  3. Intel(R) AnyPoint(TM) Home Networks
  4. Wireless Products


  1. The Official Bluetooth Wireless Info Site
  2. The Bluetooth Weblog
  3. Bluetooth FAQ
  4. Motorola Bluetooth
  5. Bluetooth arrives

802.16 / WiMAX

  1. 10101 ~ -< ))) "802.16" ((( >- ~ 10101
  2. WiMAX Home
  3. Technical Information


802.11b (Wi-Fi: Wireless Fidelity)

  1. LMSC, LAN/MAN Standards Committee (Project 802)
  2. Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance
  3. 802.11b Networking News
  4. Simple as Pi (802.11b/WiFi News)
  5. Wi-Fi trumps cell phones
  6. Is Wi-Fi Heading Down the Wrong Track?
  7. Will Wi-Fi overwhelm satellite radio?
    1. Sirius Satellite Radio
    2. XM Satellite Radio
  8. Joltage Broadband Wireless Internet Service
  9. Why Dial Up If You Can Wi-Fi?
  10. A Wireless End Run Around ISPs
  11. City of Rolling Meadows rolls out wireless net     RMMAN_home

Connection / WISP

  1. FON
  2. Boingo
  3. T-Mobile
  4. GRIC Communications
  5. HereUAre
  6. iPass
  7. NetNearU
  8. Sputnik, Inc.
  9. Wayport
  10. MobileStar
  11. RV Parks with wireless high speed internet by Camplan
  12. Nokia connects laptops, cell phones
  13. Reach Out and Touch Someone     Further Adventures in the World of Bootleg 802.11b
  14. FRARS Wireless lan working group
  15. Wireless Internet Point Of Presence
  16. Geekspeed Networks
  17. Wave2Net   [Stephens City, VA]
  18.  [Hagerstown, MD]


  2. Analysis: 802.11g adds to WLAN options
  3. 802.11g spec: Covering the basics


  1. MeshNetworks
  2. CoWave Networks       MeshCast
  3. EmberNet       Ember Corporation

Wireless Community Networks

  1. FreeNetworks.ORG || Community Networks
  3. Low Cost Wireless Network How-To
  4. Wireless Community Networks
  5. GAWD Global Access Wireless Database
  6. Personal Telco       WirelessLinks
  7. Wireless Access     802.11b Community Network List
  8. The Essence of Community Wireless
  9. Open HotSpots Network
  10. Community Wireless Sites
    1.       San Diego
    2. Ashland Unwired       ASHLAND, OR
    3. Bay Area Wireless Users Group
    4. Elektrosmog       Stockholm
    5. GBPPR: Green Bay Professional Packet Radio      Green Bay, WI
    6. Guerrilla.Net     Cambridge, MA       Free 802.11 Networks Around The World
    7. NoVAWireless
    8. Personal Telco Project
    9. Wi-Fi in the Steel City       Pittsburgh Public Wireless Internet (PPWI)
    10. NoCat       Sebastopol, CA
    11. Seattle Wireless       Seattle, WA
    12. .: :.

Find WiFi HotSpot

  4. T-Mobile Locations
  1. Wireless Communications Association International (WCA)
  2. ETSI - Telecom Standards


  1. NTT DoCoMo
    1. i-mode   the world's most popular mobile internet service, which provides e-mail and internet access to over 38 million subscribers.
    2. FOMA   the world's first 3G mobile service based on W-CDMA
  2. Wireless Developer Network Library
  3. Appalachia: Where Net Trails Off
  4. Welcome to the WA4DSY 56KB RF Modem
  5. Wireless LAN Resource
  6. O'Reilly Network: Wireless DevCenter
  8. SmartHomeForum
  9. FCC Amends Part 15 Wireless Rules
  10. The Wireless Portal
  11. Certified Wireless Network Professional Program
  12. Short Message Service (SMS)
  13. Golden Telecom GSM/SMS page
  14. Packet Binary Convolutional Code (PBCC)      U.S. Robotics doubles speed of 802.11b wireless LAN
  15. Complementary Code Keying (CCK)
  16. Complementary Code Keying Made Simple
  17. High-end Handsets To Get USB Connectivity


  1. 802.11 Security   Securing 802.11 WLANs (Part 2 of 3)


War-Driving / War-Walking

"It's like the old days of war dialing,
Now you just sniff,...
The new wireless vulnerabilities are even worse than the old methods."

--Kevin Mitnick relating war dialing to war driving at RSA conference.
  1. Portable WarDriving: War-Walking
  3. Wardriving HOWTO


"Warchalking: this is too cool. Chalk a simple glyph to indicate where wireless bandwidth lies. A nice, harmless meme to spread that will surely catch on. Let's see, I'm carrying my laptop, my external antenna, my Macstumbler software, and my street chalk. Ready to go!"

From Glen Fleishman's 802.11 Blog
  1. Let's WARCHALK!
  2. Hobo Signs


  1. IEC Web ProForum tutorials
  2. Kismet      Kismet Links
  3. Wireless LAN resources for Linux
  4. Recipe for a Linux 802.11b Home Network


  1. 802.11b Range Boost-- Can it be Done?
  2. Antennas / Range Boosting
  3. Antennas Enhance WLAN Security
  4. Range Extension Discussion      Apple Base Station       How to Retrofit an Extender Antenna to a Graphite Apple Base Station
  5. 802.11b Homebrew Antenna Shootout - 2/14/2
  6. How To Build A Tin Can Waveguide Antenna
  7. clapp @ netscum
  8. TEARA's "KnowledgeQuest" - Yagi Antenna Design!
  9. Yagi Antenna Design - For 802.11b Wireless Application
  10. VHF/UHF Long Yagi Workshop
  11. Helical Antenna for the 2.425GHz Wireless Networking Cards
  12. 802.11 2.4Ghz Low-Power 5dBi Vertical Collinear Antenna
  13. 2.4Ghz antenna - redux
  14. ARRL:The Beam/Yagi Antenna
  15. Tim and David's Discone
  16. WK8L's ATV Page
  17. Microwave antennas
  18. Primestar Dish
    1. Use a Surplus Primestar Dish as an IEEE 802.11 Wireless Networking Antenna
    2. Biquad feed for primestar dish
  19. antenna-page
  20. Low Cost Wireless Network How-To - New Antenna Preparation
  21. Building Yagi Antennas
  22. VHF/UHF Long Yagi Workshop
  23. - Homebrew Wireless Antenna Video
  24. O'Reilly Network: Antenna on the Cheap
  25. Pringles Cantenna
  26. The W1GHZ Online Microwave Antenna Book
  27. Marska Wlan Pages
  28. (In)Security of the WEP algorithm
  29. Power over Ethernet
    1. Power over Ethernet
    2. PoE (Power Over Ethernet)
    3. Making your own Power over Ethernet (POE)
  30. Simple Home Built Indoor / Outdoor Enclosure for Access Points Howto


  1. eXpansys  PDAs, Mobiles & Wireless Networking
  2. Wireless Internet Data Connectivity Networks
  3. Micro Warehouse Inc
  4. MacMall
  5. Refurbished, Used, Reconditioned, New, Wireless,
  6. WiFiDirect!
  7. Hyperlink Accessories for Linksys Access Points, Bridges and Routers
  8. ORiNOCO
  9. Teletronics
  10. Winncom Technologies
  11. Fleeman Anderson & Bird Corp       (aka: FAB Corp)      Radio Pigtails
  12. Mobile Fanatic - The source for all your mobile needs
  13. ARC Electronics


  1. net stumbler dot com      National Map

software radio / software-defined radio

  1. SDR Forum    Primer
  2. Software Defined Radio   [ARRL]

Stephen Colbert

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