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Newell-Fonda School District goes wireless

Thursday, December 14, 2000

"The board approved a fairly major upgrade on our wireless system that allows us to give Internet and e-mail access to the building in Fonda," said Superintendent Merle Boerner.

The need for a wireless network arises from the fact that the district receives its Internet access through the ICN. However, the ICN is only installed to the high school in any district.

In order to get Internet access from the Newell site to Fonda, an antenna system is in place that emits the signal. That though has been a problem.

"It hasn't been very reliable in Fonda," Boerner said. "Sometimes the signals are strong enough to take, sometimes it isn't."

Read the rest of this article in the 12/14 Pilot Tribune.

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