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Welcome to the CTWUG WiND Portal


Welcome to the Wireless Node Database Website! This website aids in the networking and identification of wireless points in the Cape Town Wireless User Group (CTWUG) situated around South Africa. This is a non-profit organisation that aids and helps educate willing people wanting to learn about wireless technologies as well as create a social infrastructure to meet new friends and keep old ones in contact. In this community we do encourage in getting people involved in meetings, braai's, maintenance weekend, gaming nights, paintball, etc. So join now and get in contact with a admin in your area to get CONNECTED!!!


- New client wanting to connect

- Backbone node - relays bandwith traffic

- Access point - allow clients to connect

- Access point - allow clients to connect (Dual Chain)

- Client link

- Client Link (Dual Chain)

- Backbone link

- Backbone link (Dual Chain)

- Ethernet Chain

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OpenID Login has been removed!

OpenID has been deprecated/disabled by popular demand.
Please use the password recovery link to reset your Wind password.
If you have any questions, please refer to this thread on the forums.

Thank you for your cooperation - I hope this change meets with your approval.
- aquarat

How to add a Node:
  1. Click on the Add Node link
  2. Fill in all the details
    1. Node Name: Please enter your nickname here
    2. Area: Please select the area you will connect to
    3. Geographical Location: Enter your GEO Location or click on Find Coordinates
    4. Building Height: Enter your Antenna Height, not the Height above Sea Level
    5. Info: Hardware Kit Info
    6. Administrator: This should be yourself
    7. Co-Administrators: Add anyone else that may change settings on your node
  3. Click on OK
How to setup a Node:
  1. Add a Link
    1. Backbone: These are used for Highsites
    2. Access Point: For someone who Broadcasts
    3. Client: For connecting to a HS
  2. Add a Subnet
    1. Add your own WUG IP Range under Home LAN
  3. Add IP Addresses
    1. Add your DNS Entries here
    2. hostname:rb   IP:
  4. Add Services
    1. NB: Add IP Addresses First!!
  5. Add Photos
    1. Add some neat Installation Pictures!!