Ding ding ding... We have a winner...  Close enough!

Randy


Jack Unger wrote:
> OR... the laptop was radiating strong spurious RF energy and that 
> spurious energy was interfering with the receiving ability of your 
> backhauls.
>
> Jack Unger wrote:
>> You removed your climbing harness from where you had draped it over 
>> the backhaul antennas to keep it out of your way while you were 
>> working on top of the tank?
>>
>>
>> Randy Cosby wrote:
>>> One more clue.  The problem was RF related (links dropping) but was not 
>>> due to the laptop wifi.
>>>
>>> Randy
>>>
>>>
>>> Josh Luthman wrote:
>>>   
>>>> IP address conflict couldn't take both MTs down unless it way the gateway.
>>>>
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>>>> --- Albert Einstein
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 12:10 PM, Kurt Fankhauser <k...@wavelinc.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>   
>>>>     
>>>>> I say something with your switch when you plugged your laptop into the
>>>>> network.
>>>>>
>>>>> Kurt Fankhauser
>>>>> WAVELINC
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>>>>>
>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>> From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On
>>>>> Behalf Of Randy Cosby
>>>>> Sent: Thursday, December 03, 2009 12:02 PM
>>>>> To: WISPA General List
>>>>> Subject: [WISPA] wireless mysteries
>>>>>
>>>>> Here's a fun one I had the other day.
>>>>>
>>>>> I have several Trango AP's and 2 Mikrotik backhauls on a water tank.  I
>>>>> am making some upgrades to one of the backhaul links (better wireless
>>>>> card).  I head up to the top of the tank, take out my laptop, plug it in
>>>>> to the switch up there and boot up.  I head for the first backhaul and
>>>>> before I even open the enclosure, I start getting alerts (SMS messages)
>>>>> about BOTH of my backhaul links having problems.  I haven't touched
>>>>> anything on them yet.
>>>>>
>>>>> Figured out the problem and fixed it within about 20 minutes.  Any
>>>>> guesses what the problem was?  Interested to see what everyone would
>>>>> suspect first.
>>>>>
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>>>>> Vice President
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