the economies of scale of a Worldcon, and how to make this topic relevant to Nanog

Jo Rhett jrhett at
Mon Sep 24 20:06:57 UTC 2012

On Sep 23, 2012, at 4:42 PM, Joe Hamelin wrote:
> PSAV is the company.  I just installed about 20 Cisco WiFi radios at the
> Doubletree (a Hilton prop) at Sea-Tac.  These covered only the convention
> space, conf rooms, ball rooms, whatnot.  It would seem that the hotel is
> running their own system in the other public areas such as check-in, coffee
> shops and bars.
> Mostly they were well placed, often in the same spot as the existing
> radios.  But I'd never throw a geek-con at that system.

Yeah, I just stayed at SeaTac a month back and had to shift to working offline and syncing upward, since I was getting modem-like speed through the network there. I think I ended up using my phone more than their wifi :(

Jo Rhett
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