Very interesting.  Thanks for sharing.  Sorry for the bad start to your
weekend but it can only get better from there =)

Josh Luthman
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On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 11:05 AM, Robert West <robert.w...@just-micro.com>wrote:

> Yep.  And it went everywhere.  Must have got in through the inside of the N
> connector, that tape was wound pretty tight and I didn't see any water
> inside the tape.  Took the Bullet apart, wasn't much water but the board
> was
> "moist" like condensation.  Dried it all out, works fine now.  Smeared some
> RTV sealant on it to make me feel good but man, that was not much fun to
> ferret out.
>
> Bob-
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On
> Behalf Of Josh Luthman
> Sent: Saturday, March 27, 2010 11:01 AM
> To: WISPA General List
> Subject: Re: [WISPA] UBNT Bullet Takes Down Entire Network....... Sigh....
>
> So much time spent learning how to deploy cheap Ubnt stuff.  Not as
> bad as MikrotikN but geez.
>
> So the antenna full of water caused the bullet to go nuts and caused a
> packet storm, is that right?
>
> On 3/27/10, Robert West <robert.w...@just-micro.com> wrote:
> > HA!  Had lots and lots of rain the other night.  At around 2am I get an
> > alarm, everything is losing connection.  Everything.  EVERYTHING!
>  Started
> > on it at 7am, was everyplace trying to isolate sections, was driving me
> > nuts.  Finally, found one Bullet 5M that had a 5GHz stick antenna on it
> (Was
> > for tech access on AP down on the ground, was a weird fix) and the thing
> had
> > just enough water in it to cause it blast the network.  Water?  Well, I'm
> a
> > freak for taping a waterproofing everything but on this, installer boy
> > (That's his official name) taped it alright but since it was a stick
> antenna
> > on it, taped the N connector on the bullet and then all the way up to the
> > clamp on the antenna!  Hmmmmmm..  That seems to cover the DRAIN HOLES on
> the
> > bottom of the antenna.  (We'll have a talk.  Another one.)  Antenna, of
> > course, full of water.  Must have filled up then had enough pressure to
> seep
> > through the tape somehow into the Bullet.  Nice.  So here it is, this
> little
> > nothing off in the corner doing it's dirty work all over the network.
> >
> >
> >
> > It hates me.
> >
> >
> >
> > Had to share.
> >
> >
> >
> > Robert West
> >
> > Just Micro Digital Services Inc.
> >
> > 740-335-7020
> >
> >
> >
> > Logo5
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
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>
> "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to
> continue that counts."
> --- Winston Churchill
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