Oh yeah, 509.988.0260

Sorry about that!
marlon

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rogelio" <scubac...@gmail.com>
To: "Jack Unger" <jun...@ask-wi.com>
Cc: "WISPA General List" <wireless@wispa.org>
Sent: Sunday, May 24, 2009 9:42 AM
Subject: Re: [WISPA] marine interference problem on 2.4 GHz


> Jack Unger wrote:
>> I respectfully suggest you hire an expert to address this problem.
>
> In light of Jack's comment, I thought I'd share with everyone my
> "non-expert" opinion on what the ultimate problem is/was (I was out
> there last week):
>
> --poorly placed radios,
> --poorly placed antennas, and
> --some mysterious boat radar
>
> Without the s-band interference and the boats, there are definitely some
> cold spots, but the bands have relatively little interference the vast
> majority of the time. A radio higher up hits most of the dock, and a
> radio really high up in certain certain areas gives all boats in the
> area a fairly okay LOS. (hrping tests at 100ms gave me less than 5%
> packet loss at like -65 -> -70 dBm when the radio was about 1000' feet
> away high up). Also, you can try to hit the boats from multiple angles,
> giving the boats a higher chance of having one or more SSIDs to hit when
> one is blocked.
>
> These boats pay anywhere from $6-8/foot, which can amount to $1000-2000
> per night.  They expect Internet access (many of the boat owners own
> companies like Monster, Y!, Google, etc) and aren't too forgiving. There
> have been a few foreign boats that come in and basically excrete on the
> 2.4 GHz band for everyone.  No one knows who it is until the big boat
> leaves, then all the problems magically go away!
>
> Anyway, hope this helps others on the list.  I got bad/stupid/incomplete
> information earlier, hence the general n00b-ish feel to my earlier post. 
> :b
>
> If anyone here knows about building stuff on docks in marine
> environments, I'd love to talk to you and can probably refer you some
> big clients.  (I'll perhaps post that in a different thread)
>
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