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by Tanker
Fri Apr 08, 2011 2:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS 5.0 is out!
Replies: 153
Views: 27410

Re: RouterOS 5.0 is out!

Just a short note to say thank you for ALL the effort which has gone into V5.0 (and the pre-releases!!) We have wirelessly upgraded all our BSS & BST's and not one single hitch..!! NV2 is marvelous and - generally - this version has improved the flexibility and control on the network enormously. tha...
by Tanker
Sat May 08, 2010 3:22 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Multiple routerboards in a single enclosure
Replies: 24
Views: 4049

Re: Multiple routerboards in a single enclosure

I forgot to mention:-

- we use RG-316 DOUBLE Braided pigtails to drop cross-over to minimums. A tad pricey at $8.50 each - but well worth it.
by Tanker
Tue Apr 27, 2010 1:13 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Multiple routerboards in a single enclosure
Replies: 24
Views: 4049

Re: Multiple routerboards in a single enclosure

What ne0031 said...
I agree...

We have lots of RB600's in the field - fully loaded as well as RB800's FULLY LOADED..!!! - ie: with daughterboards and all slots occupied.

Use good components and you'll be OK.

Tanker//
by Tanker
Tue Apr 27, 2010 12:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 12 months +
Replies: 13
Views: 2172

Re: 12 months +

Take a look at this:- http://www.routerboard.com/pricelist/download_file.php?file_id=137 My guess is the RB433 AUH and the RB433 AH have the same power components. All I can say is that when the input voltage starts getting up to ±28V the board starts getting a little 'snippy" with reboots and - wor...
by Tanker
Tue Apr 20, 2010 5:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 12 months +
Replies: 13
Views: 2172

Re: 12 months +

yep - we use 12 V system 75W Solar Panel and 100 Ah Deep Cycle Battery. Although 24V is a tad more expensive, and we have a couple of them on our network - you'll also require a voltage input regulator - i.e: - the Solar Regulator cuts off at ± 28.8V and this will cause the RB433's to close down due...
by Tanker
Tue Apr 20, 2010 4:46 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: I have a problem in RB 800‎
Replies: 2
Views: 537

Re: I have a problem in RB 800‎

Two things you need to try:- - 1) Change the Ethernet ports to 100Mb and switch off the Auto Negotiate - 2) Use a 48 VOLT power supply..!!! (either into the power jack or the PoE) This should fix it. Other than that we have a bunch of them on our network and they have some serious horsepower. Hope t...
by Tanker
Tue Jan 19, 2010 8:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: 12 months +
Replies: 13
Views: 2172

Re: 12 months +

We use a panel called:- SOLARworld Sun Model SW75polly/RSE - which is a 75 watt unit but I think many of these panels are "rebadged" to names which are commercial assemblies. That's just my opinion. Nevertheless - the trick is to get a good regulator to look after the battery. On these BST's we use ...
by Tanker
Sat Jan 16, 2010 2:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 12 months +
Replies: 13
Views: 2172

12 months +

Thought you might find this interesting....

BSS-gtte(1).jpg
by Tanker
Fri Apr 03, 2009 11:16 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Why not increase DFS scan time?
Replies: 11
Views: 1792

Re: Why not increase DFS scan time?

One day when your Call centre phone is quiet and there's little going on in your office....... - Switch on DFS on a client loaded (50+) sector - and then forget that you did that - sit back and watch your "call advisers" and "support staff" handle the incoming!!! - Start clearing email from customer...
by Tanker
Fri Apr 03, 2009 10:52 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Need help with network layout
Replies: 16
Views: 2401

Re: Need help with network layout

as an aside...

We have PLENTY BST's with 3 x R5H's installed on RB433AH - plenty!!!

/T
by Tanker
Fri Apr 03, 2009 10:34 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NEW R5H
Replies: 10
Views: 1666

Re: NEW R5H

The sensitivty of these cards is fantastic!!!

We have changed out all the XR's to the R5H now and I am pleased to say that the results are well worth the effort!!!

It's not always about the costs - but the autonomy and performance as well.


Well done MT - great product.

/T
by Tanker
Wed Feb 18, 2009 9:35 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 60km wireless link
Replies: 12
Views: 2989

Re: 60km wireless link

We have several and many of these links ranging between 50km and 90kms using 5GHz only. Using the parabolics we have also used the R52 for (what we call) a "standard link. Normally we use the R52H and/or XR5 with 27 dBi and 31 dBi grid antennas - but lately all the new links have the R5H cards and t...
by Tanker
Thu Dec 11, 2008 3:32 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Rootenna for RB411
Replies: 14
Views: 2076

Re: Rootenna for RB411

ahem....
... also any other alternative for client CPE "enclosure + antenna" they must fit RB411 ...

8)
by Tanker
Thu Dec 11, 2008 3:17 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Rootenna for RB411
Replies: 14
Views: 2076

Re: Rootenna for RB411

We have hundreds of the Poynting products installed.

Rock solid - well made...

/T
by Tanker
Sun Dec 07, 2008 5:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 133c & v3.17/3.16/3.14 Firewall NAT Failure
Replies: 27
Views: 3151

Re: 133c & v3.17/3.16/3.14 Firewall NAT Failure

Upgrade the firmware

T
by Tanker
Sat Dec 06, 2008 3:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 133c & v3.17/3.16/3.14 Firewall NAT Failure
Replies: 27
Views: 3151

Re: 133c & v3.16 Firewall NAT Failure

/sys route upgrade

y

reboot


T
by Tanker
Fri Nov 28, 2008 10:49 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wi-Fi Phone
Replies: 14
Views: 2273

Re: Wi-Fi Phone

We run a VoIP system for our customers (CPE's with VoIP phones) ... ==================================================== We decided to try and energise all our "hotspots" in our town... - (these are essentially 5 GHz incoming with 2.4 GHz Omnis for the client's PC's Laptops etc) - - to allow users t...
by Tanker
Mon Nov 17, 2008 6:19 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wi-Fi Phone
Replies: 14
Views: 2273

Re: Wi-Fi Phone

yet again I'm confused - but - it doesn't take a lot....

I'm holding a Nokia E65

/menu tools/ settings/ wireless lan/ advanced settings/ and there is says Tx Power 100mW..

Like I said - it doesn't take a lot....

/T
by Tanker
Thu Nov 13, 2008 10:29 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: list of problems 3.16 and rb600
Replies: 5
Views: 1273

Re: list of problems 3.16 and rb600

Before you do all that...


Make sure the Watchdog is either off - or pointing at something valid....
by Tanker
Thu Nov 13, 2008 10:02 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Mikrotik & WiMax
Replies: 19
Views: 5575

Re: Mikrotik & WiMax

It's called the "Swimming Pool Syndrome" ..... a.k.a. "Keeping up with the Jones's....." My opinion only........... =========== .. this is driven by the USA "Sales Guys".... why??? .. because of Alvarion, Motorola etc.... It becomes a hype - but - is it ACTUALLY doing the job???..... as in 1. COST E...
by Tanker
Thu Nov 06, 2008 2:00 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Mikrotik & WiMax
Replies: 19
Views: 5575

Re: Mikrotik & WiMax

I think it is worth to wait before investing in a technology that might be DOA

I agree

Seriously don't think it's going to "make it"...

T
by Tanker
Thu Nov 06, 2008 11:15 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Mikrotik & WiMax
Replies: 19
Views: 5575

Re: Mikrotik & WiMax

As an aside.... We are quite well "connected" with a lot of factories in China (they manufacture all our 8 x E1 wireless links) and most of this type of equipment is manufactured there (China) - the word is that no factories are actually spinning or falling over themselves to produce and manufacture...
by Tanker
Sat Oct 25, 2008 4:15 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Problem upgrading from V3.13 to V3.15!!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 966

Re: Problem upgrading from V3.13 to V3.15!!!!

weird.... :shock: Most of our routers are remote - like as in REMOTE..!!! - long way from us and I would never think of upgrading if there was an issue -because "hard-reset" means a LOT of kilomoters on the vehicles.... We upload to our central BSS behind the office and let the new OS run there for ...
by Tanker
Sat Oct 18, 2008 11:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: RB600 reboots
Replies: 6
Views: 1099

Re: RB600 reboots

Make sure the Watchdog is off and not hooked (IP) to anything...

T
by Tanker
Tue Oct 14, 2008 10:04 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wi-Fi Phone
Replies: 14
Views: 2273

Re: Wi-Fi Phone

Good day, I would like to throw my 02 cents in here.... Our network coverage is extensive in an area which is "communicationally challenged" (very little comms at all) - and after a lot of "client pressure" we ventured into VoIP and now have ± 100 numbers up and running from the client's premises of...
by Tanker
Sat Sep 27, 2008 12:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Router OS run on ubiquiti nanostation?
Replies: 17
Views: 7486

Re: Router OS run on ubiquiti nanostation?

Contact your MT Distributor, here, we build, assembled and test and ship out completed MT CPEs per customer specs! The price is NOT much more than the Nano, plus you get all of the features of a MT, and typically higher gain antennas too. i.e. most of our 2.4 radios have 15dbi antennas on them, ins...
by Tanker
Fri Sep 26, 2008 9:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: What is better to buy RB600 or RB433AH?
Replies: 13
Views: 1793

Re: What is better to buy RB600 or RB433AH?

42% CPU with 3.5 Mbit/s? why? These systems do a LOT of Mangle, Queues etc... it is not just the in/out on the ethernet, there are also some Backhauls there, NStreme is running on some interfaces etc.... Isn't this why the thread was started - packet through-put???? RB600 vs RB422AH...???? plus (((...
by Tanker
Thu Sep 25, 2008 4:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What is better to buy RB600 or RB433AH?
Replies: 13
Views: 1793

Re: What is better to buy RB600 or RB433AH?

We use a combo of XR5's and RH52H's - simply because it's impossible to insert a XR and R52H in the same pairing... so we use the RB604 for 4 x XR's and 2 x XR's on the RB600 and the balance are R52H's.... Lately we use 2 x 12V Meanwell Power Suppliers in series off a Deep Cycle Battery and charger ...
by Tanker
Thu Sep 25, 2008 11:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: What is better to buy RB600 or RB433AH?
Replies: 13
Views: 1793

Re: What is better to buy RB600 or RB433AH?

Good morning Normis.... Good GRIEF ..!!! - NO..!! they will not stop working - at all... but .. as with all networks there is this little matter of expansion and growth ya know... and at the moment it's just SO nice to know we can pull a 600 + 604 off the shelf. configure and go - knowing what sort ...
by Tanker
Thu Sep 25, 2008 9:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: What is better to buy RB600 or RB433AH?
Replies: 13
Views: 1793

Re: What is better to buy RB600 or RB433AH?

The day RB announces the 600 is EOL my blood will FREEZE..!!!!!!

We are using lots of 600's with daughterboards (that's EIGHT (8)) wireless interfaces...!!!

Brilliant stuff...

Just my .02 cents worth.

T
by Tanker
Mon Sep 08, 2008 1:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Employees Wanted With MikroTik Experience For Work In Iraq
Replies: 9
Views: 1544

Re: Employees Wanted With MikroTik Experience For Work In Iraq

Similar jobs are paying 10k-20k per month.


Plenty jobs @ 20k + out there...... I trust that was a typo...?????
by Tanker
Wed Aug 27, 2008 9:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: 3.13 so far so good? What do you think? Share your thoughts!
Replies: 12
Views: 1897

Re: 3.13 so far so good? What do you think? Share your thoughts!

Rock solid.... We are using it on all the RB's RB1000 RB600's RB500's RB4xx - all varieties - All the small 133's still on V2.9.51 We left the 112's out because we are replacing them - not because of anything to do with ROS but they are not keeping up with the loads - swapping them out for RB433's A...
by Tanker
Tue Aug 19, 2008 5:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ROS 3.12 - SIP Helper
Replies: 2
Views: 1469

Re: ROS 3.12 - SIP Helper

*** BUMP ***

Anyone?????
by Tanker
Wed Aug 13, 2008 9:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: ROS 3.12 - SIP Helper
Replies: 2
Views: 1469

ROS 3.12 - SIP Helper

Good day

Does anyone know if the SIP Helper in V3.12 has been "fixed"..??

Thanks

Tanker
by Tanker
Sat Aug 09, 2008 1:03 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB433AH
Replies: 21
Views: 4779

Re: RB433AH

Hey Tim by the Beach We have lots of RBAH's running on 3.11 ... unless I have missed something it still shows a nil voltage in /system health... Also - we're not operating a lot of Hot spots at the moment... but watch this space..!! I'd just like to clear up all the planning before we roll-out the H...
by Tanker
Fri Aug 08, 2008 2:24 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB433AH
Replies: 21
Views: 4779

Re: RB433AH

Good day to all It would be REALLY cool to have the voltage monitor on these (NO!!! - ALL..!!!) RB's.... As kijomabb said... it would be FANTASTIC..!!!! We have most of our BSS's lots of km away from us - and it makes the weekly "check" so much easier with Winbox if you could look at the voltages. I...
by Tanker
Sat Jul 19, 2008 10:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: Time keeping in the event of a power failure
Replies: 6
Views: 1333

Re: Time keeping in the event of a power failure

I'm in the sticks and these also work fine:- Unicast P:146.64.24.58 S:196.26.5.8 Hilton - we've seen erratic behaviour on that IS one the last 2 weeks or so... just an idle observation. We have a LOT of BSS / Clients and I don't want them "hunting" an address that doesn't work. But - I'm known to be...
by Tanker
Sat Jul 12, 2008 12:35 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Real World Max Clients
Replies: 4
Views: 1271

Re: Real World Max Clients

Travis All I can do is pass on our experiance and operational status... We have several (no.. A LOT) of BSS's ... setup as:- BSS with 1 x RB333 with 1 - but up to 3 Wireless Interfaces -- BSS's with 4 x RB333's each with AT LEAST 2 cards in them... BSS's with 2 -3 RB600's with daughterboards with up...
by Tanker
Sun Jul 06, 2008 4:28 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Client Connection issues on 3.x
Replies: 22
Views: 3844

Re: Client Connection issues on 3.x

I have about 50 ptp backhaul links with RB532's and RB333's all with SR5 cards. The upgrades from 2.9 to 3.x have all been flawless with no changes in signal levels at all.

same here.....

Rock solid & no problems....


T
by Tanker
Sat Jul 05, 2008 10:58 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11n when?
Replies: 33
Views: 8396

Re: 802.11n when?

well I hope nobody is looking at N as some kind of cure-all for all wireless issues. Of course, as you say - benefits will be only in some situations, and mostly where there are reflections. N is *not* something that will replace b/g in *any* wireless installation. This says it all... Patience peop...
by Tanker
Tue Jul 01, 2008 9:51 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 5ghz question, trees
Replies: 10
Views: 2604

Re: 5ghz question, trees

We have a redundant link - 4 Km (± 2½ miles) in 5.8GHz and we used CM9's with 27dBi grid antennas. Generally we get -60 out of this link and we cannot actually see the other side through the tops of the trees. This link runs at 54Mbps air-rate all day and has been in operation for > 2 years. We also...
by Tanker
Mon Jun 30, 2008 3:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Two BUGS *** I Believe *** in configuration exporting engine
Replies: 9
Views: 1408

Re: Two BUGS *** I Believe *** in configuration exporting engine

He made a valid point... What's new in 3.10: *) added Multilink PPP to PPPoE client - just specify multiple interfaces to enable it; *) added ability to add dynamicly PPTP, L2TP & PPPoE client addresses to firewall address-list, specified in ppp profile, or via RADIUS in Mikrotik:19; *) added addre...
by Tanker
Sat Jun 28, 2008 6:07 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: GPS
Replies: 15
Views: 3138

Re: GPS

We've had a request from a client that does geographical mapping in a desert...

We've installed several BSS for them... and they want to get GPS data from the BSS and triangulate from their equipment to get exact positions.....

I said I'd ask...

T
by Tanker
Fri Jun 27, 2008 6:07 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: GPS
Replies: 15
Views: 3138

Re: GPS

**BUMP**

Info guys.... has anyone got this working????

Today I got an enquiry for the same type of thing.

T
by Tanker
Fri Jun 27, 2008 4:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Two BUGS *** I Believe *** in configuration exporting engine
Replies: 9
Views: 1408

Re: Two BUGS *** I Believe *** in configuration exporting engine

The only bugs I find are on my dog.... maybe I'm just too stupid... I just do a backup off the old stuff and restore on the new stuff (ie: RB600 from RB500) and haven't had ONE issue... Like I said - maybe a little dim.... but thing I can tell you is I DO NOT go LOOKING for the tinyest weeenyest lit...
by Tanker
Wed Jun 25, 2008 2:46 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: May I say how smooth my operation has been since v3.9 & 3.10
Replies: 1
Views: 993

Re: May I say how smooth my operation has been since v3.9 & 3.10

I must agree with you...

We took the leap ... and converted EVERYTHING to 3.10... :)

More time to play now..... it ALL works very well - rock solid..!!!

T
by Tanker
Wed Jun 25, 2008 2:16 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: how many simultaneous user does RouterOS support (carry)
Replies: 10
Views: 1967

Re: how many simultaneous user does RouterOS support (carry)

100 clients per radio. 3 radios then ~300 users per AP.
enrique haven't asked about wireless clients I think, and BTW 100 clients for 1 AP is too much also.

Thanks

says who????
by Tanker
Thu Jun 19, 2008 10:30 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 74km Link In Colombia.
Replies: 9
Views: 1766

Re: 74km Link In Colombia.

Nice!!!!

:D
by Tanker
Mon Jun 16, 2008 2:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 3 XR5's in box 275 feet up. - what router in box?
Replies: 3
Views: 861

Re: 3 XR5's in box 275 feet up. - what router in box?

Yeah - I suppose... But- unless you want to run a FULL 1+1 (double up on everything!!!) this coulld work out a tad expensive.... I have nothing against using multiple boards etc - but it means to factor out the "single point of failure" you'll need to double on everything including antennas and usin...
by Tanker
Mon Jun 16, 2008 2:27 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Nstream for Dummies
Replies: 5
Views: 1722

Re: Nstream for Dummies

Good place to start.... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSMA/CA http://www.erg.abdn.ac.uk/users/gorry/course/lan-pages/csma-cd.html Ethernet-In-The-Air... using NSTREME might not require this "CSMA" as a lot (most of) the processing "discussions" between the ends are handed off to the CPU.... short ver...
by Tanker
Sun Jun 15, 2008 5:00 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB600 with 604 daughterboard
Replies: 7
Views: 1569

Re: RB600 with 604 daughterboard

We have several RB600's with RB604's attached... - some run 6 x XR5's (4 on the daughterboard and 2 on the RB600) - other have 4 x XR5's on the daughterboard and we load the other RB600 slots with R52H's and R52's iow - a combo of all sorts of cards... They all work well - VERY well... Like HeadBang...
by Tanker
Sun Jun 15, 2008 4:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 3 XR5's in box 275 feet up. - what router in box?
Replies: 3
Views: 861

Re: 3 XR5's in box 275 feet up. - what router in box?

Take a look at this.... forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=24101 It's a long read - but has some worthwhile info in it..... You could - of course - use a RB600 with a RB604 Daughterboard.... that will give you plenty versatility... You'll need at least 24V DC to drive it all which could be a cha...
by Tanker
Sun Jun 15, 2008 4:23 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Nstream for Dummies
Replies: 5
Views: 1722

Re: Nstream for Dummies

Hi there We use NSTREME on all our Backhauls... - greater distance - greater throughput We do not use polling on PtP links - but do use it where we have MPtP links - with the new board, OS and wireless card we are using this more and more to hook clients in NSTREAME - but use polling for this.... I ...
by Tanker
Tue Jun 10, 2008 12:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB/532 Lost ALL Routing Function After Reboot
Replies: 2
Views: 667

Re: RB/532 Lost ALL Routing Function After Reboot

That little thing under /files/backup is also quite handy....

as a rule - I never go near a RB without clicking on the backup first - ya just never know .....
by Tanker
Mon Jun 09, 2008 2:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Virtualization
Replies: 4
Views: 1042

Re: Virtualization

:shock:
by Tanker
Sat Jun 07, 2008 6:45 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB 1000U 12V? or 24v?
Replies: 3
Views: 1167

Re: RB 1000U 12V? or 24v?

:shock:

probably easier to unclip the battery - swing your battery around 180 degrees and re-clip....!!!!
:D
by Tanker
Wed Jun 04, 2008 1:15 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: dead 133 recoverable?
Replies: 7
Views: 1400

Re: dead 133 recoverable?

Headache Tablets in the post....

8)
by Tanker
Wed Jun 04, 2008 1:10 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: "joint timout" problem
Replies: 45
Views: 4203

Re: "joint timout" problem

Here's me.... I'd be SO pissed of by this time - but that's just me... I would also - RESET - EVERYTHING...!!!! Take out the Connect List stuff... Clear out the Access List on the AP - switch ON Default Authenticate - switch ON Default Forward - unhide the SSID (if it is hidden) Enter the SSID into ...
by Tanker
Wed Jun 04, 2008 12:50 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Routerboard 600 issue
Replies: 3
Views: 1113

Re: Routerboard 600 issue

MAC-Telnet into the board from another working RB.....

/system/reset-config

The board will come back with a default IP of 192.168.88.1 on the Ether1 Port

Load ROS 3.10 - reconfigure and you're good to go....

Hope this helps

T
by Tanker
Mon Jun 02, 2008 1:08 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: dead 133 recoverable?
Replies: 7
Views: 1400

Re: dead 133 recoverable?

The 133 is supplie WITH a jumper....
Remove the radios....

Close the "reset" pins and power on...

When it beeps - power off and reconfigure ...

T
by Tanker
Mon Jun 02, 2008 12:59 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: "joint timout" problem
Replies: 45
Views: 4203

Re: "joint timout" problem

:shock: Steak Tenderiser??????? err.... Here I was thinking that we were working with "sensitive" equipment ....????? - which INCLUDES the RF cable..!!!! 99% of ALL (normal) problems WILL be cable related - it's the "Sod's Law of Wireless" Treat your Rf cable badly (and this includes UfL's) it WILL ...
by Tanker
Sat May 31, 2008 4:32 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: "joint timout" problem
Replies: 45
Views: 4203

Re: "joint timout" problem

Like I said...

Change the LMR....

T
by Tanker
Sat May 31, 2008 4:04 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Using B/G
Replies: 7
Views: 1803

Re: Using B/G

Set it to "Card Rates"....

... and select the power you want - DO NOT go ABOVE the card's abilities... this feature is ONLY to turn down the power otherwise you'll fry the card - quickly..!!

I have some set down as low as 8....

Hope this helps

T
by Tanker
Wed May 28, 2008 1:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: R.I.P. 532
Replies: 33
Views: 3953

Re: R.I.P. 532

I'll see if we can get a bi-metal temp probe into one of the BSS when we next visit it... and record ACTUAL temps inside the enclosure. I think that the readings are going to be lower than we all expect - but let's wait and see... the closest one to me is ± 60Km - so I'll schedule a maintenance visi...
by Tanker
Tue May 27, 2008 3:34 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: "joint timout" problem
Replies: 45
Views: 4203

Re: "joint timout" problem

Change the LMR

T//
by Tanker
Tue May 27, 2008 11:29 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Longest Multihop Link
Replies: 21
Views: 2958

Re: Longest Multihop Link

Fiber

What desert is this??? - We have done some experiments - maybe I can help.

T
by Tanker
Tue May 27, 2008 10:50 am
Forum: General
Topic: R.I.P. 532
Replies: 33
Views: 3953

Re: R.I.P. 532

Good day I have added a pic... http://s279.photobucket.com/albums/kk128/Tanker_jbl/?special_track=nav_album_album This is a 532 loaded with 4 x XR5 cards... It has been in the field for 20 months mow. We have visited it twice It carries 1 x Backhaul and... 3 x Sectors 5.8GHz and 80 clients ... This ...
by Tanker
Mon May 26, 2008 6:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: grrrrrrrrr @ HOT SPOT
Replies: 15
Views: 1713

Re: grrrrrrrrr @ HOT SPOT

GOOD GRIEF..!!!!!! .... :)

It WORKS!!!!!

I have to say there is a major (look) difference in the upgraded ROS... Got it all running fine now...

Thanks a mill.

T
by Tanker
Sun May 25, 2008 7:14 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Point-to-point or multipoint?
Replies: 10
Views: 2258

Re: Point-to-point or multipoint?

Hi there SweetSunday.... Here's my take on it... Keep it Simple... One 90 deg sector - pickup the 2 incoming links... Add one IP address for the Sector radio ie xxx.xxx.xxx.1/24 Make W .30 or similar and E .31 (leaves space from 2 to 29 for other stuff - if you ever need it) NAT it... and set the W ...
by Tanker
Sun May 25, 2008 2:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: R.I.P. 532
Replies: 33
Views: 3953

Re: R.I.P. 532

WR I have a habit of over-stating things... A full battery (set "off" value) will top off at 14.1- 14.2 volts - depending on the charger (some top off at 13.8 volts) The set "on" value is normally around 12.8 volts. some chargers will "shunt-charge" ie: switch on and off until it "thinks" the batter...
by Tanker
Sat May 24, 2008 3:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: R.I.P. 532
Replies: 33
Views: 3953

Re: R.I.P. 532

http://s279.photobucket.com/albums/kk128/Tanker_jbl/ Mountain = 2000M (±6600ft) Mast (we're ½ way up at 100M (330ft) and this is before the "clean-up and tidy-up and close-up". This is a BSS with 4 x RB333's and all of them have a combo of XR's and RB52H's It services ± 160 clients and runs 3 x Back...
by Tanker
Sat May 24, 2008 2:25 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Point-to-point or multipoint?
Replies: 10
Views: 2258

Re: Point-to-point or multipoint?

Just my .02cents.... I suppose W & E cannot be changed and must remain as AP's...?? - otherwise it would be a simple change to make.. as in make them stations to the (new) AP G and then you could set it all up on a Sector as an AP... Either way - I hope you're running a routed network, so you could ...
by Tanker
Wed May 21, 2008 2:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: R.I.P. 532
Replies: 33
Views: 3953

Re: R.I.P. 532

.......

or....

If you suffer from sweaty palms or sweating brow... plugin a fan or 2 to keep you cool while making off that troublesome LMR..... hehehehehe
(sorry)
by Tanker
Wed May 21, 2008 1:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: R.I.P. 532
Replies: 33
Views: 3953

Re: R.I.P. 532

.
.
.
ahhh... forgot to mention -

We only use the Power Input Socket off the batteries and not the PoE

T
by Tanker
Wed May 21, 2008 1:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: R.I.P. 532
Replies: 33
Views: 3953

Re: R.I.P. 532

dunno.. I just don't know.... but... We have like ± 40 RB333's installed all over the place... Summer tops at +45C Winter - down to about 4C (only early mornings) We have NEVER had ONE issue with ANY of the 333's - except... drop the power .000001 :) -- volt below 12Volts and you're looking for trou...
by Tanker
Wed May 21, 2008 1:19 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless connection problem
Replies: 8
Views: 1312

Re: Wireless connection problem

It might not be loaded - not sure what version ROS you are using, but you might have to download the All Packages for the latest version of your ROS.. unzip it and then copy the DHCP module into the Files ... Reboot the router and when you go back into winBOX you'll find that the DHCP module is now ...
by Tanker
Sat May 17, 2008 1:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PPPOE SETING!!?
Replies: 6
Views: 957

Re: PPPOE SETING!!?

:shock:
by Tanker
Thu May 15, 2008 9:58 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: wireless problem on 3.9
Replies: 3
Views: 1431

Re: wireless problem on 3.9

Dunno.... We upgraded all our units to 3.9 and it all seems rock solid...!! Everything working as normal... I haven't paid THAT much attention to it all (because it's all working) - one thing I did notice is the menu highlight button doesn't pop when to mouse is moved over it... but hey! - if that's...
by Tanker
Sun May 11, 2008 5:12 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Question: Default Forward and Default Authenticate
Replies: 11
Views: 25512

Re: Question: Default Forward and Default Authenticate

Hein

Send me that email
operations[at]radioactivewifi.co.za and I'll call you...

T
by Tanker
Sun May 11, 2008 5:01 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Link of 35 km (Italy, SA)
Replies: 12
Views: 2636

Re: Link of 35 km (Italy, SA)

Most of our links are +30Km....

in fact .... most are +40Km PtMP...

Out PtP links typically exceed 60Km...

We do not use any PC's

Hope this makes you a bit more comfortable.

T

oops: - forgot to say.. All the links operate in the 5GHz band
by Tanker
Sun May 11, 2008 4:38 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: wht ip range shd i give to my clients AP
Replies: 3
Views: 1055

Re: wht ip range shd i give to my clients AP

Yep - personal preference We use 192 for the wireless 10 for the clients (single CPE's) and 172 for the DHCP things.... No matter WHAT you use.... Make a IP Plan and STICK to it... If you are going to instal lots of clients keep this plan updated and backed up... because - oh boy - if things go wron...
by Tanker
Sun May 11, 2008 4:30 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Daughterboard not running on AP
Replies: 10
Views: 1427

Re: Daughterboard not running on AP

Yo Hein Have you checked the power supply to that setup??? What radio cards are plugged into the daughterboard??? Contact me operations[at]radioactivewifi.co.za with your tel number - I'll call you We have 50+ of these running in our network and it could be a pile of things that could be bugging tha...
by Tanker
Wed May 07, 2008 4:46 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Daughterboard not running on AP
Replies: 10
Views: 1427

Re: Daughterboard not running on AP

I'm going to take a wild guess here.... Try unplugging the RB504 daughterboard and carefully re-inserting it onto the RB532.... We've had a couple of these where the pins don't seat properly. Just our experiance.. painful as it may be (the board might be way up a tower) - bring it down to where you ...
by Tanker
Wed May 07, 2008 2:00 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 400km + Link
Replies: 9
Views: 2526

Re: 400km + Link

At a distance of 367 km, earth curvature is 2000m in the middle. In short, you can't even get close to 400 km. ...... damn!!!!! - there I was thinking the earth was FLAT!!!!! :shock: :D :D Ah well... We'll just have to use "hoppers" and repeaters.... I don't want to even let my mind wonder into the...
by Tanker
Wed May 07, 2008 1:52 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Silly RouterOS download question
Replies: 40
Views: 4777

Re: Silly RouterOS download question

Are you really saying that 'hundreds of thousands of people' have successfully upgraded Miktotik Routerboards from v2.9 to v3? more or less 8) .... probably more - because we did all our RB's with V3 and once 3.7 was in it all works VERY nicely thank you!!! Uptime like you won't believe - more time...
by Tanker
Tue May 06, 2008 2:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Unable to access RB600 Via winbox
Replies: 3
Views: 1638

Re: Unable to access RB600 Via winbox

We have had a number of RB600's that do this.... The quickest way (for me) is take another working RB and connect to the RB600 with a short ether cable and MAC Telnet into the RB600 (MAC Address on the rear of the RB600) Once you are logged in go:- /system reset-configuration The RB600 will come bac...
by Tanker
Mon Apr 21, 2008 6:18 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: MT Solution for HSDPA soon?
Replies: 3
Views: 928

Re: MT Solution for HSDPA soon?

I guess it's like going on an Opel website asking when they'll bring out a Volkswagen look-a-like that smells the same????

Dunno - WiFi & HSDPA = 2 different markets and business models????

T
by Tanker
Sat Apr 19, 2008 10:09 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Pigtail over RB133 CPU Cooler
Replies: 3
Views: 1100

Re: Pigtail over RB133 CPU Cooler

If you have shrouded (covered) the pigtail with some insultation then it will be fine.

The Heat Sink gets warm but certainly not hot...

//Tanker
by Tanker
Thu Apr 17, 2008 2:08 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB600 Power Supply
Replies: 10
Views: 1816

Re: RB600 Power Supply

From the manual


38..56V PoE
10..56V DC power jack

Hope this helps

//Tanker
by Tanker
Tue Apr 15, 2008 1:03 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Pigtail over RB133 CPU Cooler
Replies: 3
Views: 1100

Re: Pigtail over RB133 CPU Cooler

Question:-

Why don't you just dismount the RB and rotate it 180 degrees and remount???

Just a thought..

//Tanker
by Tanker
Tue Apr 15, 2008 12:59 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless card recieve blows issue
Replies: 92
Views: 36493

Re: Wireless card recieve blows issue

Johan Dis die static jong..... yes, very often problem with Omni antennas, because, as I understood, they collect statical electricity, until radio gets blown. I've got card blowned almost every week. I also thought that there is no solution for this problem, but in fact solution was quite simple. I...
by Tanker
Sat Apr 12, 2008 2:35 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [quick ask] /sys reset RB532
Replies: 2
Views: 954

Re: [quick ask] /sys reset RB532

We have seen a lot of this after:- /system reset-conf You cannot access the ether ports... Solution we use is to set the pc lan address to 192.168.88.x to access the router ether1 on 192.168.88.1 Works for us.. You can also try manually typing in the mac address of the ether1 port - might mean dismo...
by Tanker
Sat Apr 12, 2008 1:57 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Plastic standoffs?
Replies: 14
Views: 3284

Re: Plastic standoffs?

I might just get my head blown off for this..... :lol: Here's my 02cents worth... We have ± 250 CPE's (grows by about 5 - 8 per week) and 27 BSS scattered around the area... Approx ½ of them are mounted on plastic stand-offs in plastic boxes (UV stabilized) - which effectively isolates the component...
by Tanker
Sat Apr 12, 2008 11:30 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: What type of antennas and devices do you use for WISP
Replies: 4
Views: 1239

Re: What type of antennas and devices do you use for WISP

Keeping a close watch on this......

Should be interesting... :lol:

Tanker
by Tanker
Mon Apr 07, 2008 11:04 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nstreme link scenario and questions
Replies: 27
Views: 5659

Re: Nstreme link scenario and questions

Hi there Referring to tjohnson's suggestion (70+mile links) We have serveral of these (and further) TROUBLE FREE..!!! We don't even user solids - some of them are 31dBi (and even 27dBi) grids.. but the main thing is they WORK in 5GHz - and are STABLE..!!! Just my .02 worth Tanker PS: -- LOOSE THE AM...
by Tanker
Mon Apr 07, 2008 10:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: Tracking down spam users.
Replies: 3
Views: 1015

Re: Tracking down spam users.

Try this... TORCH the interface - set it to scan Port 25 You will quickly see which IP's (users) are sending continious stuff to Port 25. Delete them - and if they are running on a Hot Spot this should nail their Voucher time as well - TEACH your users to play "nicely" - DO NOT let them dictate on y...
by Tanker
Sat Apr 05, 2008 2:31 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Rb600 reboot fix
Replies: 47
Views: 18216

Re: Rb600 reboot fix

Hi guys and thanks to Normis.... Like k3dt said... Load the file to the root /system upgrade /system reboot We did this remotely to ALL our RB600's (we were not having any problems but upgraded anyway) and it worked a treat..!!! As an aside - I doubt whether new fixes would be issued which could not...
by Tanker
Thu Mar 20, 2008 1:49 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Are you the best Mikrotik consultant in the world?
Replies: 4
Views: 1365

Re: Are you the best Mikrotik consultant in the world?

Tom At the risk of hijacking this thread - yes I'm nterested - now - if it wasn't that I'm sitting in the same sort of situation where I am embarking on the same sort of project - I would be VERY interested.!!! So - I guess - it might be helpful to swap ideas once we both get going?? - if you're agr...
by Tanker
Fri Feb 29, 2008 10:34 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: POOR LINK PERFORMANCE
Replies: 7
Views: 1391

Re: POOR LINK PERFORMANCE

Throw out the AMP.....!!!

.... and start again by re-configing - or at the very least checking EVERY config...

Amps should be forbidden ..!!

Just my .02c worth

T
by Tanker
Wed Feb 13, 2008 12:13 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Trouble with link point to point 64km
Replies: 35
Views: 6080

Re: Trouble with link point to point 64km

A 2 meter antenna 80 meters up is going to be FUN!!!! - NOT...

If you could just lift your Side B to ± 80 meters as well you'd be able to establish a good link using normal grids

I've done a Fade margin Calc and Fresnel profile and it could work
Let me know if you need some more help.

T
by Tanker
Wed Feb 13, 2008 11:41 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 13 mile backbone, questions
Replies: 10
Views: 1549

Re: 13 mile backbone, questions

We run several 50 mile ptp links using R52H and 27 dBi Grid Antennas These work very well and have been up since day 1 (278 days now).... Yes alignment is critical - but you'll soon get the hang of it... These are the grids we use: - Freq. Range-MHz 5725~5850 Gain -dBi 27 Horizontal Beamwidth 6 Vert...
by Tanker
Wed Feb 13, 2008 10:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: 2x rb 333 problem [solved]
Replies: 4
Views: 3083

Re: 2x rb 333 problem

Connect the RB333 to a working RB (any flavour) on the Ethernet Port and MAC Telnet into it....

Once you're connected

/system reset-configuration

Once it re-boots you will be able to access the board on either interface discovery by MAC Address

T
by Tanker
Thu Feb 07, 2008 2:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Datenvorratshaltung
Replies: 8
Views: 1150

Re: Datenvorratshaltung

gtrappmann

You can try this for FULL Manuals Understanding

http://www.fmsweb.de/index.html?inhalt=1486

T
by Tanker
Thu Feb 07, 2008 2:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB 133c with UBNT SR5
Replies: 8
Views: 1423

Re: RB 133c with UBNT SR5

You will have to apply (and pay for) an Upgrade to Level 4 License

Once installed you can set it to be AP Bridge.

T
by Tanker
Tue Jan 29, 2008 3:01 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: mikrotik as a Wireless Controller for corporate network?
Replies: 1
Views: 1356

Re: mikrotik as a Wireless Controller for corporate network?

Hilton

whack me an email
operations[at]radioactivewifi.co.za

I might have a device for you...

________________
Regards

Bill
by Tanker
Mon Jan 28, 2008 8:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: New RB333 boards having problems accessing with WInbox
Replies: 11
Views: 2131

Re: New RB333 boards having problems accessing with WInbox

Hmmmmm.... I think it's called "preparation"..... I'd whack my techs upside the head if they went into the "field" without testing first... but yeah - I know I know... sometimes you have to try a work-a-round in the field only to discover you're actually going backwards.... That's why we have a litt...
by Tanker
Fri Jan 25, 2008 10:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: New RB333 boards having problems accessing with WInbox
Replies: 11
Views: 2131

Re: New RB333 boards having problems accessing with WInbox

I had the same problem....

Logged into another (working RB) and mac telnet-ed into the unit which would not open with WinBox...

system reset from the console

....... and it came back fine after the reboot and WinBox connected...

reload the latest OS and all is OK now.

Hope this helps

T
by Tanker
Sun Jan 20, 2008 7:05 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Poor signal reception with RB 333 and Atheros AR5416
Replies: 6
Views: 1221

Re: Poor signal reception with RB 333 and Atheros AR5416

do just like jwcn says...

Then it'll all work

T
by Tanker
Sun Jan 20, 2008 6:59 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB532A+XR2+14 dbi sector suggestion needed
Replies: 4
Views: 870

Re: RB532A+XR2+14 dbi sector suggestion needed

We still have a couple of these (we're phasing everything to 5.8GHz) and they work well at ±20 Km... that little issue of Fresnel you know... depending on what height the antanis are on the client (station) side - and - what antennas are you using on the clients (stations)...???? But should work OK T
by Tanker
Sun Jan 20, 2008 6:48 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: how to get 54mbps
Replies: 16
Views: 3170

Re: how to get 54mbps

Question== What sort of Signal to Noise Ratios are you getting??? We run all our Bachkaul on a mixture of RB333's and RB523's over anything from 30Km up to 90Km and we get 54Mbps air rate on all of them - XR5's in all - but we tested the R52H's and the results were also excellent. Ah - another thing...
by Tanker
Sun Jan 20, 2008 6:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LinkStar and iDirect in MiKroTik
Replies: 7
Views: 1277

Re: LinkStar and iDirect in MiKroTik

It all depends on what service was bought and paid for.... The DVB downstream is normally big... but being an asymetric service the upstream will depend entirely on what the terrestrial tail circuit has allowed for CIR on that link... eg:- it will only accept a 64kbps uplink speed no matter what equ...
by Tanker
Fri Jan 18, 2008 4:15 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Help router board 133c configuration setting is not saving
Replies: 4
Views: 1388

Re: Help router board 133c configuration setting is not saving

Try enabling NTP Client in the packages....

Reboot...

Set the NTP client to:

146.64.241.228 and,
146.64.241.229

set your system to your country clock...

enable the NTP Client... and it should synchronize the correct time.....

T
by Tanker
Thu Jan 17, 2008 3:07 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Lost Interfaces
Replies: 9
Views: 1257

Re: Lost Interfaces

.... ah - forgot to add.... We had this issue before and I pegged it down to erratic power supply up to the board... somehow 48V doesn't do it for me and we have now changed everything to 12V off a battery - cleaner power and the stepdown on the board isn't as loaded - imho anyway.. but since the ch...
by Tanker
Thu Jan 17, 2008 3:03 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Lost Interfaces
Replies: 9
Views: 1257

Re: Lost Interfaces

We did the hike 2x - and it's mid summer here (+45deg C.... ) .......................................... Board now lying ½ way down the mountain (6500ft) - new board installed - RB600.... Let's see what happens... Interesting the 40 client issue... Said BSS now has 56 clients on it when it suddenly ...
by Tanker
Mon Jan 14, 2008 12:30 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Sectored Antani's on a tower
Replies: 54
Views: 5350

Re: Sectored Antani's on a tower

sheeeeeeeesh!!!!!!!!!
:shock:
by Tanker
Mon Jan 14, 2008 12:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What do you recommend for back up electricity?
Replies: 4
Views: 958

Re: What do you recommend for back up electricity?

We have very erratic power in some of our areas - so we have made up the following as backup power:- Industrial Battery Charger - 10 Amp 109A/H Deep Cycle Battery (Maintenance Free - aka Solar Battery) Weather-Proof Box We run 12V DC (which is very clean power) up to the units and some of the BSS ha...
by Tanker
Sat Jan 12, 2008 2:21 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Sectored Antani's on a tower
Replies: 54
Views: 5350

Re: Sectored Antani's on a tower

Ok - so we are VERY lucky to have this "rock" (read mountain) which is 2000m (±6500ft) ASL (above sea level) and our average ground level for users is ± 500m (± 1600ft) .. so our "look-distance" is huge... and it's a range of mountains that runs along our "area" for 70km (± 40 miles)... Getting back...
by Tanker
Fri Jan 11, 2008 11:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: grrrrrrrrr @ HOT SPOT
Replies: 15
Views: 1713

Re: grrrrrrrrr @ HOT SPOT

I'm bleeding here guys...

ANY ideas?????

T
by Tanker
Thu Jan 10, 2008 2:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: grrrrrrrrr @ HOT SPOT
Replies: 15
Views: 1713

Re: grrrrrrrrr @ HOT SPOT

Tim I'm not using FreeRADIUS - using the internal MT Radius... somehow there's no "switch this user's voucher time off" getting back to the user-manager - I know this sounds stoopid - but - well - that's the issue at the moment. Once the user logs in on the voucher it'll keep running until all the t...
by Tanker
Thu Jan 10, 2008 9:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: grrrrrrrrr @ HOT SPOT
Replies: 15
Views: 1713

Re: grrrrrrrrr @ HOT SPOT

Morning Chris I'm using the Internal MT Radius - set to 127.0.0.1 with a secret which corresponds with the User-Manager Router... Once the user is login in with the Voucher details they appear in the User Manager as running... The User logs off.. and if checked regularly in the user-manager one can ...
by Tanker
Wed Jan 09, 2008 6:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: grrrrrrrrr @ HOT SPOT
Replies: 15
Views: 1713

Re: grrrrrrrrr @ HOT SPOT

Hey Tim.... Yep - checked the clocks... all seem fine... System Clock is set with NTP (as with all our units)... I have tried different DNS - both public and internal (on our side of the network before the tail-circuit) etc... Simply put - when the user clicks on the Logoff Button - it drops the Use...
by Tanker
Wed Jan 09, 2008 5:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: grrrrrrrrr @ HOT SPOT
Replies: 15
Views: 1713

Re: grrrrrrrrr @ HOT SPOT

Hi there... It all seems to be working - The Radius connects - because if I disable or change anything in the Radius it will not allow the User Login... The Status Screen pops - with the correct details of the User and time - which (to me) means the Radius is functional. Now - when the user clicks L...
by Tanker
Wed Jan 09, 2008 12:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: grrrrrrrrr @ HOT SPOT
Replies: 15
Views: 1713

grrrrrrrrr @ HOT SPOT

Good day We have setup a couple of Hot Spots and we're experiacing the same challenge on all of them - maybe I took "stupid pills"..????? Hot Spot works OK and checks in and out with Radius - it presents the User Login Screen to the users and then pops the Uptime Screen and Status as normal.... Here...
by Tanker
Sat Jan 05, 2008 7:11 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Best setting for wireless range?
Replies: 18
Views: 2959

Re: Best setting for wireless range?

I can't remember - does the XR2 have Antenna A and Antenna B setting??? (we've changed everything to R52H's)

Another thing - try using a 8 or 9 dBi Omni instead...

Regards
by Tanker
Sat Jan 05, 2008 7:02 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Trouble with link point to point 64km
Replies: 35
Views: 6080

Re: Trouble with link point to point 64km

Again - just my 02 cents worth... ========================= It is either a bad LMR.. or... Bad Power Supplies... We've had a couple of these instances and every time it's turned out to be as above - LMR wet or badly made - rubbish Power suppy with fluctuating voltages. Of course - as you change up t...
by Tanker
Wed Nov 21, 2007 2:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Load Balancing, Any problems?
Replies: 9
Views: 2705

Re: Load Balancing, Any problems?

.......when you get the SSL solution working - puhLEEEZE let me know!!!

I have LOTS of irritated Banking clients ..!!!!

:shock:
by Tanker
Wed Nov 21, 2007 1:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Loadbalancing with two different Gateways
Replies: 4
Views: 945

Re: Loadbalancing with two different Gateways

...... hi there

We got it all working - only to discover that Port 443 won't work....

We're still a little "cat-foot" at the moment (live network) - but if you come up with a solution please let me know...
Lots of irritated Banking Clients..!!!!!
by Tanker
Fri Nov 09, 2007 9:15 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: want a 55 km(air distance) PTP link, is it possible wid mikr
Replies: 6
Views: 1091

Re: want a 55 km(air distance) PTP link, is it possible wid mikr

Hi there This might be a little "off topic" now (date) but I only saw this post today--- We run a 90Km link using 133's both sides (Nstreame1) and 27dBi antennas for -64db..!!! The client has 9 cameras for Wild Life streaming - and this setup works perfectly. The client adds an extra camera every 2n...