I have used hotglue to keep the connectors in place.  I wish I could say it
gets done everytime, but I don't think it does.  It really isn't hard to get
the glue off of the board if you need to switch a card.

Rick Harnish
President
OnlyInternet Broadband & Wireless, Inc.
260-827-2482
Founding Member of WISPA

-----Original Message-----
From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On
Behalf Of Chad Halsted
Sent: Friday, December 15, 2006 3:50 PM
To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; WISPA General List
Subject: Re: [WISPA] Grrrr... pigtails

do you have enough room to tape them dudes in place?

works well for me.

On 12/15/06, Blair Davis <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I place my pigtails on a cookie sheet, stretched to the position I want
> them to be in, then bake them at about 175F for 30-45 min.
>
> Takes that shape memory right out of them.....
>
> Mark Koskenmaki wrote:
>
> >Basically,  we can't get them to stay on the SR9, in a WAR board, because
> >there's only 2 positions a pigtail will fit, and both are "stressed" due
to
> >the pigtail's attempting to revert to the pre-installed shape (curled up
in
> >a bag...).
> >
> >
> >
> >
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> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Tom DeReggi" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> >To: "WISPA General List" <wireless@wispa.org>
> >Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2006 11:43 PM
> >Subject: Re: [WISPA] Grrrr... pigtails
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >>>T urns out our low loss u.fl to n-female pigtails with the thicker coax
> >>>
> >>>
> >in
> >
> >
> >>>the cold will revert shape and pull themselves off the cramped SR9 /
WAR
> >>>board combination.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>Excellent detail to bring up. Sounds like a fastener/tiedown problem to
> >>
> >>
> >me.
> >
> >
> >>Tom DeReggi
> >>RapidDSL & Wireless, Inc
> >>IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband
> >>
> >>
> >>----- Original Message -----
> >>From: "Mark Koskenmaki" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> >>To: "WISPA General List" <wireless@wispa.org>
> >>Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2006 11:55 AM
> >>Subject: [WISPA] Grrrr... pigtails
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>>Thanksgiving day, my son and I put up a future customer's CPE up in the
> >>>woods.  I mean, up in the mountains, log cabin, beyond phone and power.
> >>>They have a generator, batteries, solar panels, etc. We did it because
> >>>snow
> >>>was predicted and already a little bit had fallen.   We got it there,
> >>>
> >>>
> >link
> >
> >
> >>>established and was working on aiming the antenna when the laptop ran
> >>>
> >>>
> >out
> >
> >
> >>>of
> >>>power.   The power plug on the laptop PSU had broken and, well... we
> >>>
> >>>
> >were
> >
> >
> >>>dead.
> >>>
> >>>The people got back a few days later, and by then, yes, quite a bit of
> >>>snow
> >>>had fallen.   When we had the chance to go back and finish ( plug the
> >>>power
> >>>in inside, hook up thier equipment) we had no signal.
> >>>
> >>>We tried everything we  could think of, short of changing parts,
because
> >>>we
> >>>didn't take any (wasn't our install rig, just a 4x4 so we could get
> >>>through
> >>>the deep snow), no signal.
> >>>
> >>>Yesterday, after a few days of warm, we drove in ( this time, install
> >>>
> >>>
> >rig,
> >
> >
> >>>my '89 Caravan ) digging through some deep snow going in the canyon
> >>>between
> >>>them and the main road.
> >>>
> >>>Eventually, we changed every part, including the WAR board and SR9, no
> >>>signal.   Then, I assembled the WAR we took out and all the parts
> >>>
> >>>
> >changed
> >
> >
> >>>out, and standing there, on the ground...  I had a solid link.
> >>>
> >>>Finally, in pitch black dark, I climbed the ladder, had someone provide
> >>>some
> >>>light, and hooked up the SR9 through another pigtail to the anntenna...
> >>>POOF, signal.
> >>>
> >>>Put the original back on...  Poof, signal.  then, none.   Work  the
> >>>pigtail
> >>>around so it's not tensioned and in line and put it back on... Poof,
> >>>signal.
> >>>
> >>>I go inside, log in...and in a minute or so, watch the signal fade to
> >>>nothing.
> >>>
> >>>T urns out our low loss u.fl to n-female pigtails with the thicker coax
> >>>
> >>>
> >in
> >
> >
> >>>the cold will revert shape and pull themselves off the cramped SR9 /
WAR
> >>>board combination.
> >>>
> >>>I found one of the crapola thing things I had rejected for 5 ghz use
and
> >>>put
> >>>it in place...  Yeah, 1 or 2 db loss in the piggy, but it stayed on...
> >>>
> >>>Anyone make a low loss pigtail that's flexible even in the cold?   I
> >>>
> >>>
> >tried
> >
> >
> >>>two different ones, one pacwireless, one is Roger's, I think.  Neither
> >>>could
> >>>be convinced to retain a new shape in the cold...
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
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> >>>Washington
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