WiFi as WAN allows your NetBSD Cradlepoint router to connect to any available WiFi network. This can be open networks, password protect (assuming you know the password), mobile hotspots and smartphones. In addition this feature can be used to extend the range of an existing Cradlepoint router!
The problem is the default gateway on all Cradlepoint routers is 192.168.0.1 which means you'll get an IP conflict if you try to connect without following this tutorial.
Watch in YouTube - Tutorial 8: Cradlepoint WiFi as WAN IP Configuration - 3Gstore.com