It should certainly be doing a lot better than that... but an AF-5 really
is not a good choice for a 9 mile link. The antennas are too small for
that... even though the things are gigantic, they do still only have 23dbi
antennas. What modulation is it running at?
On Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 12:44 AM, Colin Stanners <cstann...@gmail.com> wrote:
> With the lower gain of those antennas I think 9 miles is a bit far if
> interference rears its head. For speed, since it seems he's getting the
> required signal and little noise, check out this table:
> Throughput-Chart-Community-Maintained-47-dBm-EIRP/td-p/868782 .
> From that table, his results are much less than expected, please get
> screenshots from him (removing GPS location / site name / IP / MAC address
> if desired) and post them and we can analyze them.
> On Thu, Mar 1, 2018 at 11:14 PM, TJ Trout <t...@voltbb.com> wrote:
>> I haven't ever deployed a AF-5 or AF-5U but a friend who owns a wisp is
>> trying to deploy one, we don't have very much noise and he's only 3db off
>> of 'optimal' as calculated by the AF-5's GPS and the thing will only pass
>> about 20mbps of traffic @ 9 miles....
>> What is the aprox expected throughput at 9miles assuming little/no noise?
>> Any ideas on what to play with to get it working better, channel and
>> channel size aren't helping and I'm pretty sure the alignment is decent, do
>> I have a bad radio?
>> Or maybe 9 miles is too far?
>> Thank you,
>> TJ Trout