> Depends what's between you, your patio, and at the coffee house.  :)
> Do you have los (line of sight) to the coffee house from your patio?
Nope, I'm on the opposite side of the building from the coffee shop.

> if you do, you may be able to throw a directional antenna pointed at the
> coffee house on your patio, and get everything you need.
> otherwise, you'll have to convince someone to come out with a buncha gear
> to see what we can rig up! :)

Ok, but what should I be reading right now? Is there like a difinitive book
or website? I'm finding a lot of unaffiliated websites, but nothing like:
"this is step one, this is step two...etc".