Quiz: Do you know how to stay wired in the wild?
Do you know how to stay wired in the wild?
By: Staff
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About This Quiz

If you love to camp out but can't stand the thought of being away from the Internet for any length of time, this quiz is for you. See how much you know about finding mobile hotspots, boosting your wireless signal and using equipment that will keep you connected, even in the remotest regions.

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Most people go camping to "get away from it all." The seriously internet addicted, however, view camping as:
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Internet addicted camping aficionados never hit the trail without:
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Your fellow campers may make fun of you when you insist on packing your internet essentials, but this handy device will give you the last laugh if your group gets turned around on the trail:
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Accessing the internet produces a distinct physical effect, not unlike the type of rush you may feel after completing a long hike.
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The positive "rush" you feel when you get online, go on a strenuous hike or use certain drugs is caused by a release of which neurotransmitter?
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___________________ Is a great app for finding everything you might need on the trail -- from Wi-Fi enabled campgrounds to secret fishing holes.
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Online camping directories such as camp-wireless.org provide lists of campsites with Wi-Fi access and ______________ for easy navigation.
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Use waypoints from online camping directories to create a custom ______________ in Google Earth that will mark and allow you to quickly view your favorite Wi-Fi enabled campgrounds, parks and public spaces.
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You're stranded at a campground with no Wi-Fi access. You do, however, have your smart phone. You can _______________:
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Your smart phone does not have the capability to power a mobile hotspot. What are your options?
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Another great way to stay connected when you are away from a standard wireless network is to use _______________.
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Wi-Fi, WiMAX and mobile hotspots are great, but how are you supposed to stay connected when you're out of range of a broadband signal?
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If you want to make your own Wi-Fi antenna booster to take on your camping chip, you'll need a package of these popular chips:
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The first Pringles "Cantenna" was built by ___________________.
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To build your own Pringles Cantenna to take on your camping trip, you'll need threaded rod, copper tubing, plastic tubing, nuts, washers and a _____________.
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If building electronics isn't your forte, you can also _______________ a Wi-Fi antenna.
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______________ will enable you to access internet even in the world's wildest regions.
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In terms of cost, satellite internet service is _______________ broadband internet service.
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Even satellite internet requires power. What is one power alternative a serious internet addict might want to have when camping far away from any available power outlets?
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Another great source of portable source of power for serious internet addicts who want to stay wired up while they're camping out is:
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