Category Archives: Satellite Internet Access

Our experiences with using the Datastorm Satellite dish for our Internet Access

Wi-Fi: The Best of Speeds, The Worst of Speeds

by Chris Guld, Geeks on Tour: We spent the past week in Essex Junction Vermont at the FMCA Northeast Area Rally (NEAR.)  To our surprise and delight, there was Wi-Fi available right at our parking spot.  We could tell it … Continue reading

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Wireless Internet – 3 ways

Ever since we started living in our motorhome in 2003, we’ve been learning, and teaching, about how to connect to High-Speed Internet on the road. We were doing this in seminars long before we started making our Computer Tutorial Videos. … Continue reading

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Internet by Data Card for Travelers

Your options for connecting to the Internet have changed a lot in the 6 years we’ve been on the road. In 2004 we had to convince people that high-speed was better than dial up. The main option was Wi-Fi. Cellular … Continue reading

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Internet to Go

By Chris Guld FMC magazine, March 2008 (this article was first published in the Family Motor Coach magazine – it is reproduced here with permission) So you want to hit the road but can’t imagine being without your DSL or … Continue reading

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Can I use the WiFi from a Nearby RV’s Satellite Dish?

If you see an RV nearby with a Datastorm satellite dish, odds are they have an active Internet connection and a wireless network. The dishes I’m talking about are bigger than the TV dishes, and they’re oval in shape. Here … Continue reading

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RVs, Computers, and Internet Access

Greetings from sunny and cold Arizona! I’m Chris Guld, and I blog about computer use while traveling. My husband, Jim, and I live full time in our 30 foot class C motorhome and we travel around the country giving computer … Continue reading

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Connecting to the Internet on the Road: 3 ways

One of my soapboxes for RVers is that, if you really need the Internet, you better have multiple ways to connect.  You can’t rely on any one way because it may not be available.  We proved that while parked in … Continue reading

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Can I use the WiFi from a Neighboring RV’s Satellite Dish?

Yes!  All you have to do is ask.  I think you’ll find that RVers with 2-way Internet Satellite dishes are a pretty friendly bunch.  Like most RVers in general!  We have the Satellite Dish, ours is a Datastorm, because we … Continue reading

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WiFi Tip: Changing Channels

Jim and Don presented a session yesterday, here at the Datastorm Rally, on networking issues … Wireless Networking … WiFi. One of the topics of discussion was what channel should you be on… Read more …

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Motosat Training

There is so much to learn. I am so lucky to be able to attend training as I did last week in Salt Lake City. The MotoSat facility is impressive… Read more …

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