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Do you need an access point for wireless link?

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joshuajme

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I am planning on giving my handheld pc internet access by 802.11b. For the pc to talk to the handheld, can a 802.11b pci card not just connect the the 802.11b compact flash card on the handheld pc? Or do I definately need an access point connected to my network to give the handheld network access?

Access points look to cost alot more than just a wireless adapter, and I am being a tight git with me dosh!
 
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It should be possible to just adhoc the cards. You'd have to bridge or share the connection on the PC if you want the handheld to reach the Internet.
 
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joshuajme

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Was going to bridge it anyhow. just wanted to know if they woudl connect directly. Ty
 

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