I have what i think might be a simple question to answer, but any and all information will help. Next semester the college i got to is going to move a bunch of us off property to some nice new townhouses (when i say new, i mean new, they arent even finished yet). They are going to have built in wireless internet with a cable conection, which is nice. so here is the deal. i have an iBook and no wireless card. If i get an Airport card for this machine will it be compatible with the wireless network even though i dont have the station? i assume it would be simply because of wireless standards as a whole, but i would like to know as much about it before i move in as possible as i do not want to spend the first week working out all the bugs and stuff. So are there any disadvantages to not using the airport station? and how simple is it to locate and start using the wireless network? and how far from the base station can i expect to get with 2 year old iBook? thanks for the info.