- Subnet Mask Cheat sheet - for information about IPv4 subnets
- NetStumbler - Windows application for mapping access point coverage. Very useful for net stumbling, obviously, and checking to see what coverage your new node has!
- Kismet - Performs similar function to net stumbler, but works in Linux, FreeBSD etc. Very funky application, with straight forward display. Can use GPS data to create maps of coverage.
- MacStumbler - Similar to NetStumber, but for Mac OS X.
- iStumbler - General purpose stumbler for Mac OS X, with support for Bluetooth devices and Bonjour, as well as WiFi
- AirSnort - Wireless LAN tool to recover encryption keys used with WEP. Wonder what you would use that for? :)
- WiFi Dog - Hotspot management/splash screen software - open source
- Chillispot - Another splash screen authentication software
- Mike Saywell's splash screen - Splash screen used on the original SOWN network to chose gateways
- www.soekris.com - Supplier of x86 based embedded systems as used on SOWN nodes
- www.routerboard.com - Produce MIPS based embedded systems, slightly cheaper than Soekris and can have up to 6 mini PCI cards on one board
- Quagga - Quagga is an enhancement to Zebra supporting RIP, OSPF and BGP over IPv4 and IPv6. Documentation at www.quagga.net/docs/docs-info.php
- Ofcom - Office of Communications, responsible for licensing in the UK
- 802.11a/b/g Channels - Legal channels with their frequencies for 802.11a/b/g provided by Cisco
Other Wireless Groups
There are a number of community wireless groups around today (too many to list individually here). A good place to find information about them is Google