Re: [WISPA] Lightning AGAIN

2010-08-12 Thread Marco Coelho
We had all sorts of lightning issues at our primary tower 15 years ago. Here's what fixed it: What we did was put a ground ring around the tower, and another ring around the building connected to that ring. 150 ground rods interconnected with #2 solid copper cad welded to the rods. Each leg of

Re: [WISPA] Lightning AGAIN

2010-08-11 Thread Greg Ihnen
Are the APC's grounded and do they have the industrial strength surge protection necessary to divert a large inrush without too much voltage rise? Greg On Aug 6, 2010, at 5:19 PM, Jeremie Chism wrote: I have two giant apc's and don't see a problem there. Sent from my iPhone

Re: [WISPA] Lightning AGAIN

2010-08-11 Thread Greg Ihnen
IS PFSense or Vyatta better than MT? Greg On Aug 6, 2010, at 4:18 PM, Glenn Kelley wrote: For the router ... I can suggest a quick solution, PFSENSE - or Vyatta. Best part - both are 100% FREE Replacing a computer much of the time is much cheaper than a router... AND - these do

Re: [WISPA] Lightning AGAIN

2010-08-11 Thread Scott Lambert
On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 05:42:43PM -0430, Greg Ihnen wrote: IS PFSense or Vyatta better than MT? In the sense that an orange is better than a bannana, yes or no. If you are familiar with MT, run that on the PC router. I like my pfSense boxes but have found places where they just don't fit and

Re: [WISPA] Lightning AGAIN

2010-08-11 Thread Greg Ihnen
I've not tried Vyatta either, but I've done PFSense and got tired of waiting for features that weren't quite working in beta. RouterOS seems much more powerful and configurable to me. Though maybe you can do as much with PFSense at the CLI. Greg On Aug 11, 2010, at 7:50 PM, Scott Lambert

Re: [WISPA] Lightning AGAIN

2010-08-06 Thread Glenn Kelley
For the router ... I can suggest a quick solution, PFSENSE - or Vyatta. Best part - both are 100% FREE Replacing a computer much of the time is much cheaper than a router... AND - these do a much better job for sure. On Aug 6, 2010, at 4:38 PM, Jeremie Chism wrote: For the second

Re: [WISPA] Lightning AGAIN

2010-08-06 Thread Fred Goldstein
At 8/6/2010 04:38 PM, Jeremie Chism wrote: For the second week in a row lightning has got me. This time it was my main tower taking out my core cisco router, switch, AP. My luck is great. Maybe it's time to look at something besides cisco. Hmmm, I'm sensing a product opportunity here. Cisco

Re: [WISPA] Lightning AGAIN

2010-08-06 Thread Jeremie Chism
Good idea. I had Ethernet surge protectors but it must have jumped them. Sent from my iPhone On Aug 6, 2010, at 4:13 PM, Fred Goldstein fgoldst...@ionary.com wrote: At 8/6/2010 04:38 PM, Jeremie Chism wrote: For the second week in a row lightning has got me. This time it was my main tower

Re: [WISPA] Lightning AGAIN

2010-08-06 Thread lakeland
:38 To: WISPA General Listwireless@wispa.org Reply-To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lightning AGAIN Good idea. I had Ethernet surge protectors but it must have jumped them. Sent from my iPhone On Aug 6, 2010, at 4:13 PM, Fred Goldstein fgoldst...@ionary.com wrote

Re: [WISPA] Lightning AGAIN

2010-08-06 Thread Dennis Burgess
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Re: [WISPA] Lightning AGAIN

2010-08-06 Thread Jeremie Chism
BlackBerry -Original Message- From: Jeremie Chism jchi...@gmail.com Sender: wireless-boun...@wispa.org Date: Fri, 6 Aug 2010 16:16:38 To: WISPA General Listwireless@wispa.org Reply-To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lightning AGAIN Good idea. I had Ethernet

Re: [WISPA] Lightning arrestors

2009-11-29 Thread os10rules
You have to check the specs. The possible problems are high VSWR. Rather than transiting through the device the radio waves bounce back from the device. This could damage your transmitter, will reduce your transmitted power, and increase receive loss (reduced receive signal strength). It's also

Re: [WISPA] Lightning arrestors

2009-11-28 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, Yes if it is not rated for up to 5.8ghz. You should be able to find specs on the lightning arrestor. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Michael Baird Sent: Saturday, November 28, 2009 10:01 PM To: WISPA

Re: [WISPA] Lightning arrestors

2009-11-28 Thread Robert West
2 when you can do the same with just one product. Bob- -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Nathan Stooke Sent: Saturday, November 28, 2009 11:19 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lightning arrestors Hello

Re: [WISPA] Lightning arrestors

2009-11-28 Thread Michael Baird
product. Bob- -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Nathan Stooke Sent: Saturday, November 28, 2009 11:19 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lightning arrestors Hello, Yes if it is not rated

Re: [WISPA] Lightning arrestors

2009-11-28 Thread Chuck Hogg
: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Robert West Sent: Sunday, November 29, 2009 12:08 AM To: nsto...@wisperisp.com; 'WISPA General List' Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lightning arrestors I second that. Most ARE rated for up to 5.8 but don't seem to list it unless you

Re: [WISPA] Lightning 1, Bullet 0

2009-07-24 Thread Adam Kennedy
That'll buff out. Adam Kennedy Senior Network Administrator Cyberlink Technologies, Inc. Phone: (888) 293-3693 Fax: (574) 855-5761 -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Matt Larsen - Lists Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2009 5:15

Re: [WISPA] Lightning 1, Bullet 0

2009-07-23 Thread Robert West
A little Hot glue should be able to fix that right up. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Matt Larsen - Lists Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2009 5:15 PM To: WISPA General List; Motorola Canopy User Group Subject: [WISPA]

Re: [WISPA] Lightning 1, Bullet 0

2009-07-23 Thread Joe Miller
It didn't stand a chance, lol. - Original Message From: Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org; Motorola Canopy User Group motor...@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2009 4:17:34 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lightning 1, Bullet 0 A little Hot

Re: [WISPA] Lightning 1, Bullet 0

2009-07-23 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
No lightning protection on the little guy? I imagine not since they were cheap. -IL Matt Larsen - Lists wrote: For your vicarious enjoyment of nature vs. Ubiquiti products http://www.thelar.com/gallery2/v/Wireless/Miscellaneous/ Won't be doing an RMA on this unit. Matt Larsen

Re: [WISPA] Lightning 1, Bullet 0

2009-07-23 Thread Tom Sharples
Now we finally know why they haven't released the new SDK! Tom S. - Original Message - From: Matt Larsen - Lists li...@manageisp.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org; Motorola Canopy User Group motor...@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2009 2:14 PM Subject: [WISPA] Lightning

Re: [WISPA] Lightning protection used on installs

2009-04-12 Thread Tom DeReggi
The newest version of Citel's outdoor protector is pretty awesome also. Its a pretty close competition on whether the Canopy or Citel is better. The Citel can be had at about the same cost, depedning on how buying. Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband -

Re: [WISPA] Lightning protection

2008-12-29 Thread John McDowell
We are mostly Canopy and Redline AN80 around here. We have had great luck with the transtector ALPU-POE for Canopy and have had great luck with the units that are recommended by redline for AN80. We're actually trying on a couple of sites a POE with Surge from Hyperlinktech. On Mon, Dec 29, 2008

Re: [WISPA] Lightning protection

2008-12-29 Thread Dustin Jurman
: Monday, December 29, 2008 7:16 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lightning protection We are mostly Canopy and Redline AN80 around here. We have had great luck with the transtector ALPU-POE for Canopy and have had great luck with the units that are recommended by redline for AN80. We're

Re: [WISPA] Lightning Surge Suppressers

2008-05-20 Thread Jack Unger
Mark, I doubt the ohmeter will tell you anything. The gas tube is supposed to measure open. It's job is to conduct only when lightning needs to be shorted to ground instead of going through your equipment. Put the arrestor inline between an antenna and a radio. If the radio works as well

Re: [WISPA] Lightning Surge Suppressers

2008-05-20 Thread Chuck McCown - 2
The way I test the surge suppressors I manufacture is to place a high voltage across the suppression device (such as your gas tube). The voltage must be higher than the breakdown voltage of the device. Frequently 120 VAC from the outlet will do. I use a variac coupled to a step up

Re: [WISPA] Lightning Surge Suppressers

2008-05-20 Thread Mark McElvy
General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lightning Surge Suppressers Mark, I doubt the ohmeter will tell you anything. The gas tube is supposed to measure open. It's job is to conduct only when lightning needs to be shorted to ground instead of going through your equipment. Put the arrestor inline between

Re: [WISPA] Lightning Surge Suppressers

2008-05-20 Thread Steve Barnes
, May 20, 2008 4:07 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lightning Surge Suppressers Well the reason for concern is about a month ago I lost a 3 sector tower to lightning or at least during a lightning storm. Everything with an Ethernet port lost the Ethernet port as well as the three

Re: [WISPA] Lightning Surge Suppressers

2008-05-20 Thread Scott Reed
- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mark McElvy Sent: Tuesday, May 20, 2008 4:07 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lightning Surge Suppressers Well the reason for concern is about a month ago I lost a 3 sector tower to lightning or at least during

Re: [WISPA] Lightning Surge Suppressers

2008-05-20 Thread Bob Moldashel
At $10 each its probably a lot easier and safer to just replace the tube when in doubt. A whole new arrestor is only $25! On 5/20/08 3:39 PM, Chuck McCown - 2 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The way I test the surge suppressors I manufacture is to place a high voltage across the suppression device

Re: [WISPA] Lightning Surge Suppressers

2008-05-20 Thread Mark McElvy
I guess the question would changing the glass tube be a fix all or can the assembly go bad? Mark McElvy AccuBak Data Systems, Inc. WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] lightning rods?

2007-08-01 Thread Graham McIntire
I made one out of an old (shot) bearing that came with my tower (I got it free for taking it down) and a few pieces of stranded heavier gauge copper wire. The bearing was for a mast I don't use, so I was able to mount it on the very top of my tower since it already had the mount for it there.

Re: [WISPA] lightning rods?

2007-08-01 Thread [EMAIL PROTECTED]
That is a homemade static dissipater's. Basically the manufactured designs look like a stainless steel or copper bottle brush. The concept as it was explained to me some years ago at trade show is that each of the tips dissipates static electric charges to the atmosphere. Works like the

Re: [WISPA] Lightning Protection

2007-05-30 Thread Jaron Parsons
Jim, I too have the pleasure of enjoying the wonderful Kansas Storms... Our main tower had been hit three times (in a row, in one season) while i have been using it for wireless, and I got fed up with changing out the equipment each time. I have found that on most of the towers, if it has a

Re: [WISPA] Lightning Protection

2007-05-30 Thread Mike Hammett
: [WISPA] Lightning Protection Jim, I too have the pleasure of enjoying the wonderful Kansas Storms... Our main tower had been hit three times (in a row, in one season) while i have been using it for wireless, and I got fed up with changing out the equipment each time. I have found that on most

Re: [WISPA] lightning

2006-10-17 Thread Jenco Wireless
DigiKey lists a standard inductance for each core and the frequencies they filter. Its been awhile since I researched them, but my primary focus was the FM interference and my secondary was just to get as much inductance as possible for lightning suppression. - the more times you loop the cable

RE: [WISPA] lightning

2006-10-17 Thread rwf
A General ListSubject: Re: [WISPA] lightning DigiKey lists a standard inductance for each core and the frequencies they filter. Its been awhile since I researched them, but my primary focus was the FM interference and my secondary was just to get as much inductance as possible for lightning s

Re: [WISPA] lightning

2006-10-17 Thread Jenco Wireless
: [EMAIL PROTECTED]] On Behalf Of Jenco WirelessSent: Tuesday, October 17, 2006 11:42 AMTo: WISPA General ListSubject: Re: [WISPA] lightning DigiKey lists a standard inductance for each core and the frequencies they filter. Its been awhile since I researched them, but my primary focus was the FM

RE: [WISPA] lightning

2006-10-16 Thread Paul Hendry
October 2006 00:33 To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] lightning http://pdfcatalog.digikey.com/T063/1150.pdf#search=%22digikey%20240-2318-nd%22 I use the 240-2318-ND (towards the bottom of the page). Just wrap the Ethernet cable through it as many times as possible. You

Re: [WISPA] lightning

2006-10-16 Thread Jenco Wireless
Of Jenco WirelessSent: 08 October 2006 00:33 To: WISPA General ListSubject: Re: [WISPA] lightning http://pdfcatalog.digikey.com/T063/1150.pdf#search=%22digikey%20240-2318-nd%22 I use the 240-2318-ND (towards the bottom of the page). Just wrap the Ethernet cable through it as many times

Re: [WISPA] lightning

2006-10-09 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
- Original Message - From: Jenco Wireless To: WISPA General List Sent: Sunday, October 08, 2006 8:35 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] lightning Good point - also,I forgot to mention the other reason I lost so many CPE's - don't leave a big roll if extra cable

Re: [WISPA] lightning

2006-10-09 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
)And I run my own wisp! 64.146.146.12 (net meeting) www.odessaoffice.com/wireless www.odessaoffice.com/marlon/cam - Original Message - From: KyWiFi LLC [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Saturday, October 07, 2006 12:53 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] lightning

Re: [WISPA] lightning

2006-10-08 Thread Jason
I use ferrite beads for the same reason. Sometimes I use 2; one at the radio and one right before the cables enter the house. DO NOT put them on a ground wire since that's where you want the lightning's current to go. Because its current has such a fast rise and fall time, lightning behaves

Re: [WISPA] lightning

2006-10-08 Thread Jenco Wireless
Good point - also,I forgot to mention the other reason I lost so many CPE's - don't leave a big roll if extra cable - that lowers the impedance. On 10/8/06, Jason [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I use ferrite beads for the same reason.Sometimes I use 2; one at theradio and one right before the cables

Re: [WISPA] lightning

2006-10-07 Thread KyWiFi LLC
Message - From: Brent Hegerfeld [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, October 06, 2006 5:06 PM Subject: RE: [WISPA] lightning Lightning has not been very kind to us the past few months. Knocked a backhaul out on our main tower, another tower hit 3 times

RE: [WISPA] lightning

2006-10-07 Thread Harold Bledsoe
=== - Original Message - From: Brent Hegerfeld [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, October 06, 2006 5:06 PM Subject: RE: [WISPA] lightning Lightning has not been very kind to us the past few months. Knocked a backhaul out on our main tower, another tower

Re: [WISPA] lightning

2006-10-07 Thread Jason Hensley
(percentage-wise, less than 1% for me) in a little over a year. - Original Message - From: KyWiFi LLC [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Saturday, October 07, 2006 2:53 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] lightning Lightning is by far the largest threat to our WISP

Re: [WISPA] lightning

2006-10-07 Thread Jenco Wireless
-wise, less than 1% for me) in a little over a year. - Original Message -From: KyWiFi LLC [EMAIL PROTECTED]To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.orgSent: Saturday, October 07, 2006 2:53 AMSubject: Re: [WISPA] lightning Lightning is by far the largest threat to our WISP. It would be interesting

Re: [WISPA] lightning

2006-10-07 Thread KyWiFi LLC
- From: Jenco Wireless [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Saturday, October 07, 2006 11:02 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] lightning I lost 15% of my CPE's one year. It was a dry Summer (I theorize the earth was not conducting well), then we had a couple of bad storms

Re: [WISPA] lightning

2006-10-07 Thread Jenco Wireless
[EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Saturday, October 07, 2006 2:53 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] lightning Lightning is by far the largest threat to our WISP. It would be interesting to know the typical CPE failure rate (due to lightning) experienced by WISP's. I know

Re: [WISPA] lightning

2006-10-07 Thread Dylan Oliver
On 10/7/06, Jenco Wireless [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: http://pdfcatalog.digikey.com/T063/1150.pdf#search=%22digikey%20240-2318-nd%22 I use the 240-2318-ND (towards the bottom of the page). Just wrap the Ethernet cable through it as many times as possible. You have to purchase 100 to get that low,

Re: [WISPA] lightning

2006-10-07 Thread Jenco Wireless
Contrary to popular belief, lightning likes to follow the path of least inductance. Inductance is the resistance to a change in current flow. All I can say is that they have worked for me. On 10/7/06, Dylan Oliver [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 10/7/06, Jenco Wireless [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

Re: [WISPA] lightning

2006-10-06 Thread Scott Reed
What a storm in Indiana! We, too, own the radios and have been taking the loss. Scott Reed Owner NewWays Wireless Networking Network Design, Installation and Administration www.nwwnet.net -- Original Message --- From: chris cooper [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [WISPA] lightning

2006-10-06 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
If it's your equipment and the customer didn't damage it (hit it with a rock etc.) then it's your problem to deal with. The cheaper the gear, usually the easier it is to break :-). I've had much less trouble this year with cpe from Tranzeo than from any other brand I've used. Marlon(509)

Re: [WISPA] lightning

2006-10-06 Thread KyWiFi LLC
=== - Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, October 06, 2006 1:00 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] lightning If it's your equipment and the customer didn't

RE: [WISPA] lightning

2006-10-06 Thread Brent Hegerfeld
Hegerfeld East Allen High Speed Internet, LLC. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of KyWiFi LLC Sent: Friday, October 06, 2006 1:31 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] lightning We offer an optional $4.99 Equipment Protection Plan

Re: [WISPA] lightning

2006-10-06 Thread Jason Hensley
radios, a couple of switches, and a couple of routers. Could have been worse, but it was bad enough. - Original Message - From: Brent Hegerfeld [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, October 06, 2006 4:06 PM Subject: RE: [WISPA] lightning Lightning

Re: [WISPA] lightning

2006-10-06 Thread Jason Hensley
I guess it was actually a Tranzeo TR5a the 5.8 omni was connected to...doh!!! Killed a 6000 as well though. - Original Message - From: Jason Hensley [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, October 06, 2006 4:59 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] lightning

RE: [WISPA] Lightning hits

2006-08-09 Thread Chad Halsted
I'm not 100% sure, but my first inclination would be no. If lightning hits your tower and the equipment/tower is not properly grounded with surge suppression in place, it will get blown, whether it is powered up or not. Current is still going to flow through the radio; it just won't make it out

Re: [WISPA] Lightning hits

2006-08-09 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
I am not worried about lightning strikes because I cannot stop that. Mostly the part where stuff catches on fire. The problem seems to lie in the fact that I have an 11ft tall omni that is the second tallest thing on the tower and it sucks in static like a vaccum and takes out the RF side.

RE: [WISPA] Lightning hits

2006-08-09 Thread Chad Halsted
PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Brian Rohrbacher Sent: Wednesday, August 09, 2006 1:35 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lightning hits I am not worried about lightning strikes because I cannot stop that. Mostly the part where stuff catches on fire. The problem seems

Re: [WISPA] Lightning hits

2006-08-09 Thread Ron Wallace
Hey Brian, You should have a lightning arrestor between the antenna and radio, well grounded to the tower, also an arrestor between the radio and your red barn, well grounded. That should protect the radio as well as can be. 7/1/05, my tower was hit, I had all the arrestors in place, and well

RE: [WISPA] Lightning Protection

2006-02-20 Thread chris cooper
So does this mean that cabling and equipment should be grounded to same source? I understand grounding the cable prior to entry. Does grounding my cable to one ground and then using the shelter power, which is on a different ground, set up a potential on the equipment? Maybe disconnect the

Re: [WISPA] Lightning Protection

2006-02-17 Thread michaeldavidlake
Your sapose to do both ground outside before you get to the shelter portand insideto tie into the ground ring inside the shelter. Your grounding should be every 75 to 100 feet of your cable run down the tower.So if you have 300 feet of cable run your going to have 3 grounds in your system TOP,

Re: [WISPA] Lightning Protection

2006-02-16 Thread JohnnyO
The only reason I asked this and think it's funny - *no offense intended* is b/c one of my techs did an install like this - Apparently when the tower got struck by lightning - the enclosure exploded due to the discharge ring on the supressor inside of the box... I mean literally exploded. I

Re: [WISPA] Lightning protecting WRAPs

2005-09-28 Thread Tom DeReggi
Blair, I am using a DC to DC converter with each of my WRAPs so they are powered with the Lucent standard 48V POE. The D-Link 5V/12V switchable POE units work fine for this. I take it then that the D-Link 12V Poe terminator then acts sorta like a fuse or barrier between the WRAP and the

Re: [WISPA] Lightning protecting WRAPs

2005-09-28 Thread Blair Davis
Tom DeReggi wrote: Blair, I am using a DC to DC converter with each of my WRAPs so they are powered with the Lucent standard 48V POE. The D-Link 5V/12V switchable POE units work fine for this. I take it then that the D-Link 12V Poe terminator then acts sorta like a fuse or

Re: [WISPA] Lightning protecting WRAPs

2005-09-28 Thread Dylan Oliver
What is FiberCor, and where do you get it? Would you post a pic of one of these assemblies? Thanks,-- Dylan OliverPrimaverity, LLC -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives:

Re: [WISPA] Lightning protecting WRAPs

2005-09-28 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
I just ordered the cat 5 from ARC Wireless. He gave me a price of .0689 per foot. GREAT DEAL! Thanks Blair. Brian Blair Davis wrote: Tom DeReggi wrote: Blair, I am using a DC to DC converter with each of my WRAPs so they are powered with the Lucent standard 48V POE. The

Re: [WISPA] Lightning protecting WRAPs

2005-09-27 Thread Blair Davis
I am using a DC to DC converter with each of my WRAPs so they are powered with the Lucent standard 48V POE. The D-Link 5V/12V switchable POE units work fine for this. I use flooded, shielded, with drain wire, outdoor CAT5 cable. (about $75 for 1000ft) I tie the drain wire to the coax and