OLR (Online Live Results) is upon us and now we need to get our timing computers connected to the local network AND to the Internet.
What you need:
A mobile hotspot or a recent smartphone with hotspot enabled/allowed.
Power cable for your mobile hotspot device
Here are the basics
- Plug your timing computer into the wireless router via an ethernet cable
- Connect to your mobile hotspot via WiFi or directly attach it to the computer via USB
- Configure the computer to make the hotspot connection the "priority". Just follow the instructions for your operating system (listed below)