Re: [WISPA] 5.8 Grids

2009-12-09 Thread ccrum
Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Scott Reed Sent: Tuesday, December 08, 2009 5:16 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] 5.8 Grids Not just the icing. In the last month I have replaced 2 PW 5.8 grids (29db) with 2' dishes. When

Re: [WISPA] 5.8 Grids

2009-12-09 Thread Phil Curnutt
Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Josh Luthman Sent: Tuesday, December 08, 2009 3:01 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] 5.8 Grids I should note my bad experience has always been with 5.8 grids, too. Never 900

Re: [WISPA] 5.8 Grids

2009-12-09 Thread Robert West
Me too! -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Phil Curnutt Sent: Wednesday, December 09, 2009 9:24 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] 5.8 Grids Fooled me. Phil On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 10:05 AM, ccrum cc

Re: [WISPA] 5.8 Grids

2009-12-09 Thread Phil Curnutt
, December 09, 2009 9:24 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] 5.8 Grids Fooled me. Phil On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 10:05 AM, ccrum cc...@dot11net.com wrote: Looks like metal, but it is just plastic painted silver. A feed encased in metal would not work. Phil Curnutt wrote

Re: [WISPA] 5.8 Grids

2009-12-08 Thread Josh Luthman
I'm not a big fan of grids - especially for ptp links. Ice is your enemy. I really like the ARC 5ghz 23dbi panels (they do 4.9 to 6ghz I think). Small, strong and have worked very well for me. I use the rb411 and have 3 or 4 ptp links up right now. Probably going to be putting up another one

Re: [WISPA] 5.8 Grids

2009-12-08 Thread jp
We've noticed 5.8 grids are far more affected by icing than 2.4 or 900. Ice buildup isn't different, just attenuation is. We stick to solid dishes or flat panels for 5.8. On Tue, Dec 08, 2009 at 11:05:01AM -0500, Michael Baird wrote: I've been testing a few 5.8 grids for some p2p applications

Re: [WISPA] 5.8 Grids

2009-12-08 Thread Josh Luthman
I should note my bad experience has always been with 5.8 grids, too. Never 900 and we put up our first monster Pac 2.4 grid recently. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources. ---

Re: [WISPA] 5.8 Grids

2009-12-08 Thread Robert West
To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] 5.8 Grids I should note my bad experience has always been with 5.8 grids, too. Never 900 and we put up our first monster Pac 2.4 grid recently. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 The secret

Re: [WISPA] 5.8 Grids

2009-12-08 Thread Scott Reed
...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Josh Luthman Sent: Tuesday, December 08, 2009 3:01 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] 5.8 Grids I should note my bad experience has always been with 5.8 grids, too. Never 900 and we put up our first monster Pac 2.4 grid

Re: [WISPA] 5.8 Grids

2009-12-08 Thread Robert West
- -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Scott Reed Sent: Tuesday, December 08, 2009 5:16 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] 5.8 Grids Not just the icing. In the last month I have replaced 2 PW 5.8 grids (29db) with 2

Re: [WISPA] 5.8 Grids

2009-12-08 Thread Phil Curnutt
08, 2009 5:16 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] 5.8 Grids Not just the icing. In the last month I have replaced 2 PW 5.8 grids (29db) with 2' dishes. When the grids were installed we got signals of around -72. When we took them down, we were getting -80. The dishes are getting

Re: [WISPA] 5.8 Grids

2009-12-08 Thread Robert West
All of the 5.8's I put up are plastic on the end. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Phil Curnutt Sent: Tuesday, December 08, 2009 6:26 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] 5.8 Grids The 5.8's have a metal