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#26 gmartin02


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Posted Today, 01:14 AM

Any one have a wireless solution for when out on the field and there is no internet... laptop at the scope and the remote one in your vehicle or tent 10' - 30' away... Running Maxim, Stellarium... ccd, guide camera, electronic focus, filter wheel....



I think the way to do this would be to set the wireless NICs in the laptops to "ad hoc" mode instead of "infrastructure" mode, and make sure they are both set to the same SSID and channel #.


Once you establish the "ad hoc" network, you can do things such as remote control (with a VNC client/server application) and file transfer.

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