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by wispwest
Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: More powerful 24v power supply for Powerbox?
Replies: 2
Views: 515

Re: More powerful 24v power supply for Powerbox?

had these same exact problems and finally ended up just switching out all my powerboxes to the following: - Netonix Mini https://www.netonix.com/wisp-switch/ws-6-mini.html - Netonix Mini Outdoor Enclosure https://www.netonix.com/accessories/enc-sw-8x5.html - Ubiquiti AirFiber 50v POE What's nice is ...
by wispwest
Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LTE Scanner not showing any results (6.44 & 6.45beta6, R11-4G_V007, B42)
Replies: 3
Views: 341

Re: LTE Scanner not showing any results (6.44 & 6.45beta6, R11-4G_V007, B42)

Are you trying to use it with Baicells B42 eNb? What frequency on B42 LTE are you using?
by wispwest
Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: New standard 802.11ax
Replies: 25
Views: 6249

Re: New standard 802.11ax

is there even any AC pci cards we could test on a routerboard?
by wispwest
Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LTE Scanner not showing any results (6.44 & 6.45beta6, R11-4G_V007, B42)
Replies: 3
Views: 341

Re: LTE Scanner not showing any results (6.44 & 6.45beta6, R11-4G_V007, B42)

You too huh? I even emailed support and talked with Anton, who asked for a suppout with LTE debugging enabled, repeated emails back never got a response :( for some reason I don't think these are "really" capable of B41/42/43 TDD
by wispwest
Tue Mar 05, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: New LGH 4G Kit - really support TDD B41, B42, B43?
Replies: 0
Views: 192

New LGH 4G Kit - really support TDD B41, B42, B43?

I ordered a bunch of these to test out, they see my SIM cards just fine, but my TDD B41 and B42 Baicells Enb's don't even show up in the LTE scan! I've done everything I could think of.

It clearly says it supports these bands, so I'm a bit lost.
by wispwest
Fri Feb 15, 2019 2:35 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG 60G experience
Replies: 542
Views: 58118

Re: LHG 60G experience

So.... whats the LHG60 PTP distance record so far? I just put one in today that is 1.6 miles! I won't know until springtime how much rain will fade it. It's for a small micropop site we have that will have a 5Ghz UBNT AC fail-over. If this works, I'd like to install several WAP60G AP's to get 1Gb se...
by wispwest
Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik Intercell LTE APs
Replies: 44
Views: 4589

Re: Mikrotik Intercell LTE APs

This totally caught me by surprise! Wow, I was just excited to start testing some Mikrotik LTE CPE's (which I can't get to work yet) on my B41/42/43 eNb's from Baicells. PLEASE make eNb's that fit most users needs for USA, which is B41/42/43, and the new B48 which is 2500-2620Mhz for B41, and 3500-3...
by wispwest
Mon Dec 31, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG 60G experience
Replies: 542
Views: 58118

Re: LHG 60G experience

How about 5Ghz 802.11ax as a failover backup?
by wispwest
Wed Dec 26, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG 60G experience
Replies: 542
Views: 58118

Re: LHG 60G experience

So Mikrotik is making an "R2" (release 2?) version of the LHG-60 dish that will support up to 4,000 meter (2.5 mile)? Complete new design on dish, that allows higher gain and harder to align?
by wispwest
Wed Oct 24, 2018 5:21 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG 60G experience
Replies: 542
Views: 58118

Re: LHG 60G experience

What are the commands to set 66000 and add 66000 in the scan list on the client and AP sides?
Still need these Chris?

Mikrotik 60Ghz CLI commands
STA
/interface w60g set wlan60-1 frequency-list=58320,60480,62640,64800,66000

AP
/interface w60g set wlan60-1 frequency=66000
by wispwest
Fri Oct 05, 2018 4:39 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG 60G experience
Replies: 542
Views: 58118

Re: LHG 60G experience

Pretty annoying actually, not even the station displays ANY sort of signal, MCS rates, PHY, NOTHING all is blank, with the latest RC! How has nobody seen this yet??
by wispwest
Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG 60G experience
Replies: 542
Views: 58118

Re: LHG 60G experience

I'm be putting up a LHG-60 PTP tomorrow at ~ 1300m, will I have fade? That's about 0.85 mi or so, which in my world is across the street.

Also, upon bench testing how do I see the PHY and other stats people posted on here? I even upgraded to the latest RC (development says N/A)
LHG-60.png
by wispwest
Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG 60G experience
Replies: 542
Views: 58118

Re: LHG 60G experience

Is the new channel still only available in CLI or did they finally add it to winbox in the latest RC?
by wispwest
Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG 60G experience
Replies: 542
Views: 58118

Re: LHG 60G experience

1950 meters link rrssi sta/ap / chanel -63/-64 chanel 58g -68/-68 chanel 60g -68/-66 chanel 62g -58/-57 chanel 64g Heavy Rain comparision lgh60 1950m (58ghz), lhg60 650m (auto), siae 17g, airfiber 24g deszcze.PNG venthyl , What monitoring software is that? So looks like channel 64g is best in the r...
by wispwest
Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG 60G experience
Replies: 542
Views: 58118

Re: LHG 60G experience - MAX DISTANCE?

I've seen max distance specs on the products and testing for WAP60 to WAP60 and LHG to LHG, but what about WAP60 to LHG 60? I assume that would cut the 1500m limit down to what, 1000m?
by wispwest
Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: SwOS
Topic: CSS326-24G-2S - Where is WATCHDOG IP address to ping!!!???
Replies: 10
Views: 2279

Re: CSS326-24G-2S - Where is WATCHDOG IP address to ping!!!???

15 months now and still not an answer, glad I don't use these anymore, a little shocked that over a year and Mikrotik still has no response to this though!
by wispwest
Sat Jun 30, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless Wire Dish PTP 60Ghz, spec sheet? PtMP Possible?
Replies: 4
Views: 1165

Wireless Wire Dish PTP 60Ghz, spec sheet? PtMP Possible?

Does anyone know the beamwidth of these dishes, and TX power? The spec sheet doesn't really reveal any details on the RF side. I'm wondering if its also possible, depending on beamwidth, if one put 10-20 of these things in a ring around a tower, if you could actually get multiple users on each one? ...
by wispwest
Wed May 02, 2018 2:48 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for 60 GHz solutions
Replies: 44
Views: 14879

Re: Significant improvement for 60 GHz solutions

I have a pair of WAP-60G and have modified some reflectors to increase range up to 1-mile, is there still any distance LIMIT in the software that would prevent them from even registering if they could see each other at 1600 meters? Do I need the latest RC firmware?
by wispwest
Wed May 02, 2018 2:43 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Future of LTE products, user feedback requested
Replies: 84
Views: 18325

Re: Future of LTE products, user feedback requested

We have a LOT of B41 2.5-2.7Ghz spectrum, and would love to see Mikrotik make some Cat12 CPE's, are you also planing on making the eNb/RRU basestations to go on the the tower side? Also FCC is opening up the B41 for re-licensing very soon...
by wispwest
Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:45 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Wireless Wire free Multi-point upgrade for AP feature
Replies: 21
Views: 9838

Re: Wireless Wire free Multi-point upgrade for AP feature

I've been SUPER-AMPED about this, as we have come so close many times to pulling the trigger on IngiteNet 60Ghz PtMP. However, I just don't think these little MikroTik 60Ghz units are going to cut it! They're SO small, and the distance is no longer than what you can run with Cat5e. Finally some good...
by wispwest
Sat Feb 24, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Wireless Wire free Multi-point upgrade for AP feature
Replies: 21
Views: 9838

Re: Wireless Wire free Multi-point upgrade for AP feature

Range is useless except for just "fun" and testing around indoors or across the street. When is the WISP gear coming out? I remember seeing LAH 60Ghz models advertised almost a year ago at the Denver MUM, is there any ETA on when those will be available, or did they scrap it? Also would be nice to s...
by wispwest
Sat Feb 24, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Problems on upgrade wAP 60G
Replies: 6
Views: 1086

Re: Problems on upgrade wAP 60G

UPDATE: Had to hold reset button for 300 seconds to reformat and use NETINSTALL to re-install the firmware, bogus!
by wispwest
Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Problems on upgrade wAP 60G
Replies: 6
Views: 1086

Problems on upgrade wAP 60G

Got my wireless wire pair in today, tonight I am testing them out and they WERE working great! Until..... - out of habit I always go and upgrade firmware on things like this. - downloaded firmware on both units using the "check for updates" function. - did the master side first (I'm connected to the...
by wispwest
Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Upgrading massive PtMP Network, NV2 or Nstreme? 802.11.n or mixed with AC?
Replies: 3
Views: 879

Re: Upgrading massive PtMP Network, NV2 or Nstreme? 802.11.n or mixed with AC?

Thanks Tom, that's what I thinking too, but I've heard horror stories on NV2 in PtMP, so wasn't sure if that or Nstreme would be better. We normally just do simple queues on the tower router, instead of controlling the speed via WLAN interface, so I planned on changing that too... Sounds like b/g/n/...
by wispwest
Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:40 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NV2 protocol big disappointment
Replies: 23
Views: 3881

Re: NV2 protocol big disappointment

Cambium Elevate - only potential solution.

It's obvious by now that Mikrotik has just given up on supporting wireless lol
by wispwest
Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Upgrading massive PtMP Network, NV2 or Nstreme? 802.11.n or mixed with AC?
Replies: 3
Views: 879

Upgrading massive PtMP Network, NV2 or Nstreme? 802.11.n or mixed with AC?

We inherited a WISP last year that mostly all Canopy and Mikrotik PtMP AP's. While I am adding new AC AP's to the sites, I'm wondering what/if anything can be done to increase performance on the Mikrotik PtMP setups. I have been thinking of Cambium Elevate, to get fixed radio and GPS sync but its no...
by wispwest
Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:50 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nv2-downlink-ratio - new huge bandwidth increase setting
Replies: 67
Views: 14976

Re: Nv2-downlink-ratio - new huge bandwidth increase setting

Idaho Tom are your AP's 802.11n or 802.11ac? I've personally noticed that NV2 performs HORRIBLE with AC protocol, have to use Nstreme but this new "fixed downlink" is only available in NV2 correct?
by wispwest
Tue May 16, 2017 5:28 am
Forum: SwOS
Topic: CSS326-24G-2S - Where is WATCHDOG IP address to ping!!!???
Replies: 10
Views: 2279

CSS326-24G-2S - Where is WATCHDOG IP address to ping!!!???

Recently installed CSS326-24G-2S+RM for 10Gb SFP+ uplinks, and for whatever reason we've had rain fade on a link 2 hops downstream and would cause this ROOT/core switch to lockup and need rebooted. Causing 30-40 minute outage on our network while waiting for someone to go reboot, I enabled Watchdog ...
by wispwest
Fri Dec 02, 2016 5:04 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.37.3 [current] is released!
Replies: 58
Views: 19615

Re: v6.37.3 [current] is released!

MAJOR issue!!! Log in via winbox, loads new plugins, then acts like its about launch the window then disappears/closes out!! Downgrade back to 6.37.2 and fixed. GOOD thing I had HTTP/WEB enabled on this one so that I could log in and downgrade!!! what winbox loader version are you running? It is an...
by wispwest
Thu Dec 01, 2016 5:03 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.37.3 [current] is released!
Replies: 58
Views: 19615

Re: v6.37.3 [current] is released!

MAJOR issue!!! Log in via winbox, loads new plugins, then acts like its about launch the window then disappears/closes out!! Downgrade back to 6.37.2 and fixed.

GOOD thing I had HTTP/WEB enabled on this one so that I could log in and downgrade!!!
by wispwest
Wed Nov 30, 2016 4:36 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: QRT5ac throughput
Replies: 13
Views: 1547

Re: QRT5ac throughput

If you need 1Gb just use a Mimosa B11 on 2x 80mhz channels, or for shorter links buy a unlicensed UBNT AF24-HD, or for SHORT SHORT links under 1.5 miles, use the Siklu 70/80Ghz backhaul and get up-to 5Gb FDD
by wispwest
Wed Nov 30, 2016 4:32 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NV2 vs NSTREME... Why the difference?
Replies: 16
Views: 13040

Re: NV2 vs NSTREME... Why the difference?

I always just test both and stick with the one that yields better throughput. Lately, with 802.11AC, found Nstreme performs better, and sometimes MUCH higher throughput. They say NV2 for TDMA on PtMP should handle many clients better than Nstreme, but now with AC we want more throughput so.... Also ...
by wispwest
Mon Oct 03, 2016 7:39 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.37.1 [current] is released!
Replies: 144
Views: 37403

Re: v6.37.1 [current] is released!

So is it "safe" now to upgrade Netmetals running 6.35 with wireless-fp enabled, or what exactly is the best procedure? I totally lost 2 other links I upgraded a while back when they came back, WLAN was disabled and I had to re-program everything from scratch. Just disable all wireless packages prior...
by wispwest
Sun Sep 18, 2016 10:28 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.37rc [release candidate] is released, only one wireless package!
Replies: 321
Views: 56056

Re: v6.37rc [release candidate] is released, only one wireless package!

We had a few catostrophic wireless failures recently due to upgrading firmwares When it would come back, WLAN is disabled and lost all of its configuration as if ts a brand-new WLAN interface. Some of them didn't even show it, and needed the new wireless package enabled. Granted it wasn't clear enou...
by wispwest
Wed Jul 20, 2016 7:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Log flooded with SNTP time changes - since latest F/W releases
Replies: 8
Views: 889

Re: Log flooded with SNTP time changes - since latest F/W releases

I'm seeing it on Tile, PowerPC, and my MIbsbe. 

You need to just have SNTP enabled and polling from a local address server
by wispwest
Wed Jul 20, 2016 7:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Log flooded with SNTP time changes - since latest F/W releases
Replies: 8
Views: 889

Re: Log flooded with SNTP time changes - since latest F/W releases

Agree'd. Really annoying and floods valuable log space that I should have for more important things. Every Mikrotik I've upgraded is having the issue, not sure how recent of F/W, but it started last fall of 2015 I believe, or maybe even last summer. 
by wispwest
Fri Jun 17, 2016 7:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Queue bucket-size option explained
Replies: 21
Views: 29890

Re: Queue bucket-size option explained

We are using Simple Queues for each customer, some Mikrotiks have 400-500 of them. We enter the customer name, IP address, then select a PCQ on the advanced tab to select the Download/Upload rate, the PCQ's have a burst timer where they can for example go to 7Mb for 40 minutes, then drops to around ...
by wispwest
Fri Jun 17, 2016 7:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Real life temp ratings on CCR products for outdoor enclosures
Replies: 3
Views: 770

Re: Real life temp ratings on CCR products for outdoor enclosures

What matters more is the ambient temperature. If you have fans on your enclosure go with the passive one. The PSU will fail if used in high ambient temperatures for too long. The passively cooled CCR has heatsink that goes all the way out so would be more effective at cooling only if there is fan o...
by wispwest
Fri Jun 17, 2016 12:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: Real life temp ratings on CCR products for outdoor enclosures
Replies: 3
Views: 770

Real life temp ratings on CCR products for outdoor enclosures

We're thinking of upgrading most of our "tower routers" currently running RB1100AH's to the new CCR's, likely the CCR1009 series. Notice there is a fan-cooled VS passive-cooled versions. Anyone have any suggestions on which one would perform better in extreme temp ranges? I see the spec sheet for te...
by wispwest
Fri May 27, 2016 9:17 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.35.2 [current] is released!
Replies: 64
Views: 24367

Re: v6.35.2 [current] is released!

We're still seeing our logs FLOODED with SNTP date/time updates or changes, either something isn't right, or MIkrotik decided to just recently start LOGGING every time the SNTP updates, which I cannot understand why anyone needs that information, and it just floods the log cache so that you cannot s...
by wispwest
Sat May 07, 2016 2:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: Log flooded with SNTP time changes - since latest F/W releases
Replies: 8
Views: 889

Re: Log flooded with SNTP time changes - since latest F/W releases

I think it's firmware related though because it's happening on EVERY mikrotik I have out there lately that I upgraded firmware on
by wispwest
Sat May 07, 2016 12:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: Port flappings on RB1100AHx2
Replies: 4
Views: 824

Re: Port flappings on RB1100AHx2

basically just "ether4 link down, ether5 link down, ether6 link down", and then a minute later "ether4 link up, ether5 link up, etc"
by wispwest
Mon May 02, 2016 5:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Log flooded with SNTP time changes - since latest F/W releases
Replies: 8
Views: 889

Log flooded with SNTP time changes - since latest F/W releases

Assuming this is a bug in the last few latest F/W releases?
MTik SNTP Log.png
by wispwest
Thu Apr 28, 2016 3:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Port flappings on RB1100AHx2
Replies: 4
Views: 824

Re: Port flappings on RB1100AHx2

Hello Wispwest

What wersion of ROS are You using?
Please read change logs for version 6.35 - there is a lot of changes related to flapping ports.
Haha, oh yes I always try upgrading firmware as a last-chance fix for things like it. I even took it to 6.35 before replacing it
by wispwest
Wed Apr 27, 2016 5:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: Port flappings on RB1100AHx2
Replies: 4
Views: 824

Port flappings on RB1100AHx2

Just noticed our 3rd RB1100AHx2 routerboard experiencing port flappings when I check the log. Since this is the THIRD one now, figured I'd make a thread. Is this just something to be expected after a couple years of use? Typically its 3-4 ports or more, and all go to 'link-down', then 'link up' on t...
by wispwest
Wed Mar 16, 2016 7:55 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: New Metal supports 2.4 & 5Ghz!
Replies: 8
Views: 2792

Re: New Metal supports 2.4 & 5Ghz!

Third, not sure why you brought up 2x2 MIMO to a single chain antenna? Because of your link from the firs post?! http://routerboard.com/RBMetalG-52SHPacn Also from the title? Maybe I get it wrong, english is not my native language. :D Okay I'll clear things up a little. "....it's a single-chain Met...
by wispwest
Wed Mar 16, 2016 6:29 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: New Metal supports 2.4 & 5Ghz!
Replies: 8
Views: 2792

Re: New Metal supports 2.4 & 5Ghz!

I was excited to hear this, as I always hoped Mikrotik would release a NetMetal2, that would give same TX power, and support AC on 2.4Ghz! Wrong, it's a single-chain Metal bullet that supports both 2.4/5Ghz, and no AC on the 2.4. What's the point of this? Most things are all going 2x2 now, I didn't...
by wispwest
Wed Mar 16, 2016 5:00 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: New Metal supports 2.4 & 5Ghz!
Replies: 8
Views: 2792

New Metal supports 2.4 & 5Ghz!

I was excited to hear this, as I always hoped Mikrotik would release a NetMetal2, that would give same TX power, and support AC on 2.4Ghz! Wrong, it's a single-chain Metal bullet that supports both 2.4/5Ghz, and no AC on the 2.4. What's the point of this? Most things are all going 2x2 now, I didn't ...
by wispwest
Thu Mar 10, 2016 9:12 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Backbone relay tower with DynaDish?
Replies: 5
Views: 1157

Re: Backbone relay tower with DynaDish?

Also I've found that using Nstreme on AC will provide the most throughput. Witnessed up to 80-90% drop in throughput capacity on NV2 protocol, its just HORRIBLE with AC!!
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