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NOT TO DO. Weird instalations?

Thu May 07, 2009 5:47 pm

Hi all,


Someone started a thread with Hotspot login screens.. I start now another with weird instalations.

anyone can help us to fix this installation?! xDDDDDDDDDD

You can go to the WC and work with no much problems..

I think all is working. Look at the server in the rack chair.

Please, sticky this post. It could be a tutorial of how not to do our work. Routerboards can work in this conditions? On the top of the WC we can put a nice Hotspot server.
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Thu May 07, 2009 5:53 pm

This costumer told us that other company installed the node and it work for only 4 days. Then the company disapears of the map.

I think it was because the battery works for only this 4 days. Look, no solar pannels.. xDD

And look the pretty hole in the case and the sky seams to claim for rain.
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Thu May 07, 2009 5:57 pm

No comments.. xD
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Re: NOT TO DO. Weird instalations?

Fri May 08, 2009 4:11 pm

More! :D :lol:
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Fri May 08, 2009 6:12 pm

I needed a good laugh !! :lol:
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Re: NOT TO DO. Weird instalations?

Fri May 08, 2009 9:25 pm

Hi,

the first one is not made by me, but all the others are mine! All are real. Let's go guys... it's possible that this things only are possible in Spain? I don't believe it!

LOL
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Sat May 09, 2009 2:09 am

Here are some of mine, (some) The encolosure will hold out water, It was cracked due to shipping, The second pic is a temporary 900mhz setup to get to our farm so we could have high speed access, its an RB 433 with Xr9 and Sr2 in the rootenna, and a coax cable coming out of a hole drilled in the back to power the 900mhz, works well. but its temporary,. -Jordan
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Sat May 09, 2009 2:41 am

Here is one I did a few years back, it was only up there for 4 days so we just put a full x86 PC inside a big plastic box. It rained and everything and didnt even get wet!

Probably my worst work ever :(
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Sat May 09, 2009 1:06 pm

Pics posted by me are installations by others : P

Here in Spain there are a lot of people that have no idea of how to install the equipement.. and costumers told us to repair the problems. My pics are from 3 municipalities installed by the same "company".

As we usually work at 500 or more Kms away from home we have to install all the equipement very well, to avoid return there!
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Re: NOT TO DO. Weird instalations?

Mon May 11, 2009 8:48 am

its my servers one of MT & one of squid lolzzzzzzz
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Tue May 19, 2009 5:33 pm

Hilarious. I bet some of these remote places in Europe and elsewhere you have to use whatever room or materials you can to keep things going. Where we are located there are hardware stores or computer shops within a 15 min drive everywhere. So I guess people use what they can. I can't blame them. But someone using a car battery without solar to recharge? That is hilarious, unless someone stole them?
 
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Tue May 19, 2009 5:40 pm

No solar pannel stolen.. I hear about this company too many times.. with some similar things..

It's like this example.. when one of their customer needs a battery.. they pick up the battery of another costumer.. It's like 10 costumers and 9 batterys... xDD
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Re: NOT TO DO. Weird instalations?

Mon May 25, 2009 6:19 pm

I think you can get 12 volt solar chargers for like $50 or less that you can clamp onto a car battery. Wow. they actually will come and replace the batteries? I wonder how long they get? I mean the radios don't drop more than 500ma, I can't see the car battery going for longer than a day or two.
 
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Re: NOT TO DO. Weird instalations?

Mon May 25, 2009 6:40 pm

I did see on one of the pictures grounds connected through a marret.
This is not good practice.
Grounds should be as fluid and direct to Ground as possible, with no sharp angles.

And the one with the toilet bowl, how convenient !! :lol:

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Sun May 31, 2009 9:46 am

where is my signal?
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where is my signal?
Are those rocks or dead birds around that building?
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Tue Jun 02, 2009 1:18 am

where is my signal?

LOL! IMPRESSIVE! joaojajoajoa
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Tue Jun 02, 2009 6:31 pm

We have one place where we haven't upgraded old trendnets 210's, see why:
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conjurer don't touch this! LOL. It works?
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Wed Jun 03, 2009 8:46 am

Yes it does. For about 5 years... Those trendnets are good at giving 1 megabit of traffic to users. There is more equipment in that building, but its under something :D
 
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another view
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Re: NOT TO DO. Weird instalations? - canopy install

Fri Jun 12, 2009 11:40 am

:shock:
That actually kinda makes sense in a "stick it together and see if it works" way. :-)
 
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as far as I know, you have posted the first canopy picture on this forum :)
 
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Thu Jun 18, 2009 12:40 am

Clients server room before I got there.
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Fri Jun 19, 2009 3:44 pm

LOL.

But there's ok.. diferent wires --> diferent colors.. hahaha.
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Fri Jun 19, 2009 6:58 pm

I just loved that they are crushing a trash can under the desk.
 
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Checkout this polish site about that kind of instalations

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Thu Jun 25, 2009 7:58 pm

This is not a weird instalation.. but this is a weird mode to go up to a 10m tower.

ITEMS:
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WTF?! LOOK AT THIS PIECE OF WOOD.. xDD
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Sun Jun 28, 2009 7:22 am

Oh wow, I would NOT wanna be sitting in that bucket :-/
 
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Mon Jun 29, 2009 9:05 pm

These are not mine, but I do know the owner of these garbage/marmelade buckets was pretty damn proud of his invention... Notice the precise craftsmanship of those cable holes...
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These are not mine, but I do know the owner of these garbage/marmelade buckets was pretty damn proud of his invention... Notice the precise craftsmanship of those cable holes...

WTF?! xDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD
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Where is your god now?
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Where is your god now?
Apparently inside that case, entombed behind the duct tape on the drive bay.
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This HAS GOT to be shown at the next MUM as a slide show !!!!

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From uryna.net
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:)
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push up with care
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natural towers
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anyone using DIGG can digg this topic :) http://digg.com/odd_stuff/Pics_of_weird ... _equipment
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ha ha AC over Ethernet, thats a first....

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Yes AC over ethernet :shock: :shock: :shock:
Try to crimp cable when is on. :D
 
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Before:

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ha ha AC over Ethernet, thats a first....
yahooo!!! it exists! RFC 3251 - Electricity over IP
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This one is on a 200 foot coal boiler which vibrates profusely. We are wondering how legal those amplifiers are? :(

The good news is the provider was terminated and is no longer there to pollute the spectrum.

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Professional Installation ;D
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With os3.25 :lol:
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did you get some honey out of it? :-)
 
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Fri Jul 17, 2009 8:06 pm

Those happen to be wasp nests, if I'm not mistaken... I'm assuming the only thing he could get out of them are dozens of painful stings :)
 
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Mon Jul 27, 2009 2:50 pm

This is one ISP at one residetntial location in Varna, Bulgaria. They told us this sh!t is because they are now investing everything in the new optic network and these will be replaced soon, but how soon? Not soon enough for sure.:

Ontop of the next building the switch is exposed to rain etc:
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They did not secure the cable that goes from otuside the building, over a nasty edge, into the client's balcony, so he had to do it himself, after his service was down due to wind action on that cable versus the edge, several times:
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The cable geos to this busted box.
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You can see a switch with a plastic case, the main link goes into that one, from that main link two wires are PoE that is transferred to proper DC via the two small PCBs... The nasty thing here is 1. crimping/plugs 2. The box is not locked, so links were down due to thief actions several times.. What lowlife dumbass will risk his life - possibly tripping over a wire on the roof in the middle of the night to steal a couple of fifth-hand smelly old 100Mbit switches all taped with ducktape? More than once LOL :D

The client had ping losses due to cheap RJ45 plugs. When weather gets cold, the metal pieces that make contact get smaller and contact is lost, amonsgst other similar problems. + Vibrations from wind etc. ... it's bad folks.

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Thu Oct 01, 2009 5:38 pm

Just in case of too many wind... :shock:
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xDDDDDDDD

IMPRESIVE!

Those BIG antenas are beautiful too and designed to cover all the city..
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REQUEST TO MIKROTIK: LARGE ICON FOR WINBOX! xDD
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TOO SHORT ETHERNET WIRES.

O_O!
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This was only temporary but warrants a laugh. We did this until our outdoor box with the batteries arrived.
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This was only temporary but warrants a laugh. We did this until our outdoor box with the batteries arrived.
How tall is the tower and how much was the tower cost? Just curious. Thanks Jordan
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Wed Oct 07, 2009 10:35 am

BWHAAHAHAAHA!

Man, I am laughing my ass off.
It's amazing if you think about it, that some of these worked at all. But they did at some point!

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5 Ethernet Ports! (WAN & Eth4 with RJ11)
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Nice Line of Sight!
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I'm publishing these pictures as a warning to others to remind you all that attention to detail is important.

When our technician (who no longer works for us) fitted the bottom antenna, he dropped one spring washer. He was too lazy to climb down the ladder to pick it up, so he just tightened the nuts.

The Cape Town winds came and started shaking the antennas. The one spot where there was no spring washer had no way to absorb the stresses and the result was metal fatigue.
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Nasty!

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Steve, what's that sticky stuff inside that the ants liked? Melted glue from the rubber?
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Not sure if Steve's got the same problem in the USA, but here in Southern Africa we have a specific type of ant that seems drawn to electronics.

Strange, I know, but true.

A couple of times now we've had client computers that die for no reason. When we open them up we find that a colony of ants has moved in.
 
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Not Mikrotik, but it was worth taking a snapshot as I passed by. SICK!

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Here's a good one...

Notice the Yellow ethernet cable tied to the rack that's supporting the back of the 4U enclosure...
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This was only temporary but warrants a laugh. We did this until our outdoor box with the batteries arrived.
How tall is the tower and how much was the tower cost? Just curious. Thanks Jordan
Only 70 feet with 2 sets of guy wires. It now sports two 55 watt solar panels and 4 batteries in a Rigid outdoor lockable toolbox.
 
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Wed Oct 14, 2009 6:31 am

That RATS NEST looks like a QU[$t job,,, :lol:

Notice the NOT connected SonicWall.... :lol:
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A customer of ours was putting on a music festival and wanted live streaming audio. The park is in 2 blocks from our tower. Running Icecast relaying to a shoutcast server. It worked great!

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A customer of ours was putting on a music festival and wanted live streaming audio. The park is in 2 blocks from our tower. Running Icecast relaying to a shoutcast server. It worked great!
Wow! what a custom wireless computer.. xDD

Impressive!

Look at this picture, is from Iberbanda, a spanish company that received more than 36.000.000,00 €+ from our government.
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Fri Oct 23, 2009 12:37 am

This is a solar pannel installed by Iberbanda too.
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xDDD
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"Do not touch any of these wires". xDDD
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Seen in http://gregsowell.com/?p=690

Custom 450G 100% recycled case.
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I call this "Hangin' Out With Friends".

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Consequences of a storm and bad installation
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Ibersystems, great! show us the NIC )))
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Hi,

is impressive but the RB532 NIC is working fine.. ¬¬u

This was an old installation and this was the connector connected to the RJ45 female in the box. I don't know why but this board is working without problems (with new wires/connectors).

It seams like the plastic RJ45 female stoped the volts.. xD Kamikaze RJ45 female.

The poe and 24V dead too.

Perhaps normis will talk us about the nice 532 surge protector..
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Tue Oct 27, 2009 5:26 pm

RB532 is a very hardy board.

Last week I saw a tech accidently plug a 48V PSU in while the jumper was set to 12V. He pulled it as soon as we realised his mistake, put the 12V PSU in and the board started.
 
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Hi,

is impressive but the RB532 NIC is working fine.. ¬¬u
Are you sure? The connector on the picture is melted, ruined for good, burnt, destroyed, its smokeeennn - heat, energy, smoke - this MUST have affected the port it was plugged in!!!! Maybe if you look at the port you will see traces of smoke etc - so you should check the resistance of that port : (point A) cable->plug->port->pcb(point B) check resistance from point A to point B :)
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Tue Oct 27, 2009 7:41 pm

This Board is a repeater, I don't need comunication over the RJ45. The PoE works fine.. : P!

But.. the connector is working "fine" because I connected my laptop and winbox works fine too.

The board port is OK but the RJ45 female was broken. We changed the ethernet wire too.
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Wed Oct 28, 2009 2:01 pm

This ones a classic, a tower with cds!
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Wed Oct 28, 2009 5:30 pm

Is there a point to the CD's?

I know, I'm pushing logic and reason into a situation in which they clearly don't exist.
 
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If you point a laser at them you could measure the wind activity at that tower from a distance :) But this is stupid there are better ways to do that :)
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Is there a point to the CD's?
cd = blind the birds :lol:
I have seen it on many roofs.
 
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good home lolllllllll :lol:
 
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A visual representation of the 2.4GHz spectrum.

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LOL,

good one!
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Fri Dec 11, 2009 4:29 pm

This is not a Weird instalation, but it's material to make a good Weird Instalation.
Look at the antenna connectors of this 19dBi MTI antennas:
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Did you see the connectors? Me neither.. xDD
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Fri Dec 11, 2009 5:46 pm

A visual representation of the 2.4GHz spectrum.
If you're in the Western Cape, that could also be applied to the 5GHz spectrum :(
 
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Note all the exposed wiring.
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Got this one the other day from the MDF of a company we won some jobs off of.
I can see why...
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as usual, genius :D thanks and keep them coming :)
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I don't have enough money to buy my enclosure... Ha Ha Ha...
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looks like a working RB/450G without broken package seal.... ;-)
 
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What about cooling ? :) And grounding ?
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That stuff is overated!
What about cooling ? :) And grounding ?
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What about cooling ? :) And grounding ?
It works ok at 50ºC... ja ja.
Grounding?...., I don't know..., the power line from the adapter don't have gruond wire...lol... :lol: :D
 
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looks like a working RB/450G without broken package seal.... ;-)
Only little holes in the plastic for the jacks... :D
 
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o_0u!!!!! WTF?!? XD
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a my old configuration; a lot of caos due network grow very fast but unplanned... (now it's correctly cabled!)
 
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Here's a nice one. I especially like the ground wire.
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Ummm....
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And not specific to wireless, but a lovely outdoor outlet. The nearby gas pipeline warning sign is a nice touch too.
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Ummm....

(Sector aimed directly down)
Did you take that picture? Was it intentionally installed that way, or did a pole just fall down? Have any more details?
 
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One of my coworkers took it. Yes, it was intentional - bolted to the roof.
 
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Love the one pointed at the roof! Passive reflector? :D
 
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have fun :D
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The weird thing is that everything worked like this :D
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Hungary, Budapest. This is the worst tower what I saw sometime
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Hungary, Budapest. This is the worst tower what I saw sometime
You're being very generous by calling that a tower. :)
 
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loves the rack and PC BOARD mounts posted by Killer OPS.
What for so many NIC'S.
 
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Server. :)
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wow! :D
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And here is a dangerous server room.

Those two big buckets are to catch the water from the air conditioner. Notice they balance right above the company servers. Good design? :-?
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fire hazzard.
 
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:lol: Ok guys, I thought we are pigs.. But we can stay calm :))
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How our ancestors before us were messing it up for us. :)
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Mon May 31, 2010 5:23 am

Very funny how the infrastructure is designed in other countrys. :D

You will never see something like this where I live, most cables is below ground.
 
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Authorities not removing the cables allowed for enormous speeds for almost free. So. At least Bulgaria is doing fine, everyone is connected. But even here - there are not such oveburdened lamp posts. We don't want any citizen to get hurt by falling stuff, now, do we.
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Hammering metal rods into the rocky ground.

The rods are for grounding.
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The biggest black round thing is a TIRE, it's not cable :) I think it was an advertisement sign for some car sh!t.
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huh... we did 1U rack mount for RB450G... just downloaded those photos from my mobile %)
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Thu Jul 01, 2010 4:24 pm

One I have seen a while back. The psu is in the white plastic bag hanging outside on the bracket.
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Good one, Chupaka :D
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Another one of a solar instalation we have seen.
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I worked at a ISP not too long ago. One of the shots they setup for a customer (older employee who left before I ever got there) made a funny install.

We got a call from someone because their internet was no longer working. After sending someone onsite we found out that a old truck moved and after that they no longer had internet. We found out after a bit of inspection that the shot was bounced off the truck and into our tower. When the truck moved (years later) they lost connection.

The famous bounce shot...
 
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Fri Jul 23, 2010 11:58 am

Suddenly Internet doesn't work and the fun thing is that "nobody has touch anything".

The Mikrotik CPE was running and was wirelessly connected. The "joint" worked fine as PoE with no ethernet communication. It is the miracle of 802.3af when You make a short in the same color wires.

PS: It was all into a plastic bag, all waterproof.
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:D :)
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I'm getting really annoyed that you all keep posting *only* photos of *my* installations.

Also, how come you know where they all are around the world ? Are you MI5 ?

Lastly, i left my new shoes in the shoebox, so if you could lift up the battery and get the shoes, and send them to me, i'd appreciate it.
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Fri Sep 24, 2010 11:39 pm

This guy seems to have a fear of cable ties / general neatness. He also leaves his packing material and other junk on the ground and doesn't appear to know the first thing about the laws of RF.
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Then, just to add insult to injury, they run UTP / PoE up the tower causing interference with VHF, UHF and ISM frequencies.
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WiFi generally is done badly by people who need it to work to make money.

There are very very few who can afford to 'do it properly'.

There is a much bigger number of people who can buy some stuff and slap it on a tower.

Even when the physical links are 100% wonderful, there is an even smaller number of people/organisations who can do the QoS so customers get what they expect (never mind what they want).

It's like the Wild Wild West IMHO, and there *is* Gold in Them Thar Hills.

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Sun Oct 03, 2010 7:43 pm

If you desperately need to power switch in a fast-developing 'crapnet', you can do it by ignoring health and life hazards as well.
I know an operator, that could fill this thread easily just with pictures from 3 houses...
Sadly, the price for internet is a reasonable factor to cheap-ass customers.
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Sun Oct 03, 2010 8:20 pm

"That is a tragedy waiting for its time."

Am I crazy or is that 220 mains spliced somewhere, all sitting on nicely seasoned timber?

I have replaced much safer installs at my own cost just so I could sleep at night.
I couldn't leave the premises with this stuff hanging off rafters.
 
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I agree, I like safety.

And there are those moments, when you're really in a hurry and you really need to do it quickly... :) With no additional materials (late at night...) :)
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Mon Oct 04, 2010 9:52 pm

And it looks like THAT picture? :shock:

Even blindfolded, naked and with no tools, I can do better than that! :lol:
 
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Sat Oct 09, 2010 8:39 am

Well, you can easily bite off psu cable with teeth and connect it without instruments, ensuring that only 12v or so go through your cat5, but no - some people just have to go funny ways. I know, that the other end goes to clients apartment. And what if the client gets curious?...
 
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Even blindfolded, naked and with no tools, I can do better than that
Never do dodgy electrical wiring in the Nude.

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Well said adrian :P
 
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This ones a classic, a tower with cds!
it is a classic example to keep birds away
 
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Hillbilly Wireless!
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How long does it last ? :) Before changing the UPS/battery ? :)
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LOL, nice wood mast hahaha and nice battery set..
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All technician that work on towers must have one phone like this....



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How long does it last ? :) Before changing the UPS/battery ? :)

Haha, we didn't leave it up long enough to find out. We were just testing the antenna. But the battery said 700 some minutes remaining.
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:lol:
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In Bulgaria these are called "satellites", not receivers or antennas.
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It was not very stable. It is shaken with the wind. :lol:

this don't work x(
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Fri Oct 29, 2010 2:21 pm

wow,
whats with all the cantennas? do they act work? like really a grid is not that expensive?

I also liked that grid made from wire mesh :)

here are some pics of my Tree install :lol:
It looks dodge, but it works perfectly, 100% water proof, has not gone down in hte last year :)

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Tree pole install picture is priceless :D Invisible pole.

I thought this thread was about posting other mistakes, not your own. Your own installs shuld be perfect! Learn from other mistakes, and don't make them yourself.
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Feature request :
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Feature request :
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A Camel Cost Calculator would be nice too.

http://camels.evilsun.org/

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Martin, es tu debere a bajar tu obession del internet y encontrar una Mujer.

Tengo una, pero puedo dar te 78 Camels si te hace falta.
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xDDDD
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How to repair an optical connector....Made by the biggest Hungarian telco company.
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Hmm. They could've at least used big rubber bands and longer lasting ducktape. This is falling apart already. :P
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I found this. It was not very stable. It is shaken with the wind. :lol:
I do not understand why he did this??? :?
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why r most loos converted to server rooms??
 
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To flush the HDDs in case the cops bust in.
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I got bored one day back in 2005 and did this:
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"Wifi Dangerkart"

Ahhhhhhh how I don't miss that Arlan/Cisco/Aironet 900 crap.
 
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Love this thread :D Found another place with a lot of ugly stuff on too http://www.sundance-communications.com/ ... 00592.html :lol:
 
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Is there a mirror of uryna.net? Anyone who saved all the weird pics?
 
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this is what happens when u don't have a rp-sma connector:

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LIGHT IS NOT WORKING. YOU HAVE TO CHANGE IT.


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Wow, the photo on the first post is really radical. I wonder what is up with the one who installed this on that cubicle. If the power source was coming from that side of the room, then maybe he did not put the toilet on that side. Or better yet, he should have installed racks to place the hardware on. They are just to damn expensive to just dip on toilet water in case they accidentally fall down. Good thinking.
 
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At our customers place. We came to install our equipment, and saw THIS that was installed by the ISP they used before... :)
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I didn't have time to install this guys unit before the weekend so i had to setup something temp

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I call it the "Mikrotikis Flowes" :lol:
 
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Those plants look a lot like fynbos.
 
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Those plants look a lot like fynbos.
It is :)
 
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Those plants look a lot like fynbos.
It is :)
Where in the beautiful Western Cape is that?
 
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Those plants look a lot like fynbos.
It is :)
Where in the beautiful Western Cape is that?
In a place called knysna, where the 2.4 frequency is noisy and i single handedly keep this network from imploding :P
 
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Don't tell where it is :) Someone may snatch it :P
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Keep ya' routahs in da cage!!!
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Some more fun.
This time - home installation, but they, actually, cannot be judged.
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Fri Apr 29, 2011 11:57 pm

But these can be judged. Still get them in 2011. Its shame to industry :shock:
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"A dude is an individual, typically male, particularly somebody well dressed or who has never lived outside a big city..." - Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dude)
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No new pics in 2 months?!?!?!
 
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sectors on coconut trees -- do they work??
 
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Some of my competition never cease to amaze me - for their stupidity.

This guy bought an expensive enclosure. He then bought an expensive plate to mount the board on. He then went to the trouble of marking out the holes to mount the risers in exactly the right places, but he wasn't bothered to secure the UFL connector with some insulation tape. Even better than that, it seems he lost 3 of the 4 machine screws needed to mount the board. Result: He used a plastic bag to insulate the board :shock:

No wonder he has one client less...
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Some people are so stupid, they glue routerboards to enclosures.
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Seems hot melt glue can double as a waterproofing agent.

Then there's the little matter of making a knot in the UTP.
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Wed Aug 17, 2011 9:23 am

Saw this yesterday.

FWIW you can buy cable ties, conduit and various types of trunking over the counter in South Africa.
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Wed Aug 17, 2011 10:35 am

I took this photo in Nepal. I have many more, but in resume.. you can imagine how the xDSL works there.. xD

The interesting thing is that they have Cable TV.


The man seams to be thinking (OMG! WTF! you said the red one?! whiiiich reeeeeed?!)
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FSHSSWNH: Five Star Hotel super stable wifi network hotspot. India Style!
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Wed Aug 17, 2011 4:50 pm

where in india is that?
Seems to be an amateur job.
 
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do not take it personally, every country has its "professionals"
 
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Tue Aug 23, 2011 5:39 am

Here is a router the United Parcel Service just delivered.

I guess "Fragile" wasn't written on the box!

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Fri Sep 02, 2011 1:02 pm

Missing a bolt? No problem!!
You just have to mount "silicon bracket" :lol:
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Fri Sep 23, 2011 8:30 pm

Tosses him like a devil ;D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?edit=ev&fe ... 8_44WGD5Pc

ps. is not mine alu, I use the transmission
 
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This is not the correct way to join UTP.
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Tosses him like a devil ;D

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ps. is not mine alu, I use the transmission
these people never heard of rain ??
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these people never heard of rain ??
Seems not.
 
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State of the art mounting system for RB532.
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:shock:
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There are times when I wonder how ANY of it works !!
Things that make you go "Hmmmmmmmm"...

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Think this will last?
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Sat Oct 22, 2011 6:56 am

damn. this is murder. they fixed a screw driver a brush to fix up SXT. NEXT time they might fix up someone's neck.

i am sure the source of electricity must be from the live wire running to the electrical pole.
 
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Sat Oct 22, 2011 4:42 pm

damn. this is murder. they fixed a screw driver a brush to fix up SXT. NEXT time they might fix up someone's neck.

i am sure the source of electricity must be from the live wire running to the electrical pole.
lol, we only had this up for a couple hours while we did some testing. Our zip ties were to big so we started pulling random things out of the car to make the zip tie fit. But you didn't notice the 433 indoor case duct taped to the bottom of the sector. By the time we had it up it was so damn funny I had to post it.
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Sat Oct 22, 2011 7:08 pm

I almost sprayed tea all over the monitor when I saw those pictures.

I've done some "field expedient" engineering in my time, but that is way out there.
 
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Mon Oct 24, 2011 11:11 pm

LMAO cbrown!!!

I want to say that's gotta be in Canada from the ice scraper. From the rest of the site I want to say that's in Quebec LOL!
 
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Actually it's in West Virginia.
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OMG!

all of these last posts are awesome.. the box received via UPS is amazing.. and the SXT with the brush.. :lol:


My pictures of India where in the best hotel in Varanasi and in Nepal, Katmandú center. At 200 meters of the SwayambhuNath Stupa, in the main street.

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emission sensor :D
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We finally designed and had a portable tower built. (This is much better than the ice scrapper and screw driver combination.) :lol:
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that must be to get the Network tipsy :p
 
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lets make all sorts of fire hazard, shall we

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Aaaaand This works? :D electricians have a good job! hh
 
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Why can't they bury some tubes for optic cables etc? Digging technology, construction and organizational procedures exist and should be cheaper now.
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Why can't they bury some tubes for optic cables etc? Digging technology, construction and organizational procedures exist and should be cheaper
now.
It's never a good idea to judge others by the way we see things.

You will only understand why they have such a love for overhead cable once you've been to South Asia.
 
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Why can't they bury some tubes for optic cables etc? Digging technology, construction and organizational procedures exist and should be cheaper
now.
It's never a good idea to judge others by the way we see things.

You will only understand why they have such a love for overhead cable once you've been to South Asia.
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I don't exactly judge others. I am just asking a question which any engineer can ask because it concerns building of networks. What solution applies around the world can be easily applied where you live as well. This is why I kindly request some insight. I don't mean to disrespect.
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When nobody controls who puts wires where, when anyone can take your wires, when there is no free wireless spectrum, when it's not possible to put wires in the ground - then you get something like this. You must see the traffic in the streets to get the atmosphere :)
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Maybe not a weird installation, but a funny picture of a funny nightclub I found attached to the building I had my last training in :)

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lets make all sorts of fire hazard, shall we

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Some people are ignorant and don't have design and planning about the equipments. Preliminary they don't want to spend much money but after a certain period they start suffering which costs more $$$$$$$$$$$$$.

They need to shift these equipments to a good location and have proper design to avoid future occurrence.

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ITs good to see that even worse "Specialists" exist in the rest of the world.
cause i thought such retardness only existed in Greece.
Omg... such ignorance....
 
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Tue Dec 06, 2011 11:30 pm

where is my signal?
i know that place. i was there - it funny
 
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Sat Dec 10, 2011 7:00 pm

these people never heard of rain ??
Seems not.
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Or this is a new sealing technique.

"What will get in, let go out" = hole on top is balanced with hole on bottom :lol:
 
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Most of this is bad photoshop. Please try to post photos that you actually took yourself.
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Our competition tells that wired network works better than wirelles :lol:

Never mind, we have now optics under earth
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Wed Dec 21, 2011 1:52 pm

This is how somebody solves lan network. I was totaly laughed out after seeing this "stand" for plastic china switch hanging on short cables.

So we have been asked to do it right after this Jungle.
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Mon Jan 23, 2012 11:11 pm

Tosses him like a devil ;D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?edit=ev&fe ... 8_44WGD5Pc

ps. is not mine alu, I use the transmission
these people never heard of rain ??
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but srsly, you must do panel about weird installations at mum ;)
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My sattelite signal is HELL!!!
"Have you tried checking with the provider?"
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I've found this in Facebook: It says "Now let see if the temperature increases with 200 clients!"
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My sattelite signal is HELL!!!
"Have you tried checking with the provider?"
I didn't get it at first, but now I see it :D :D
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Mario is tunning rbs xD nice shot!
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Our school network

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Our school network :D
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ooooo, cables.....

Right, how much to rent that corner, I'll setup my tent there :lol:
 
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My sattelite signal is HELL!!!
"Have you tried checking with the provider?"
This logo fail is even better :D
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My sattelite signal is HELL!!!
"Have you tried checking with the provider?"
This logo fail is even better :D

Thats a sexy LNB
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Competitor's install just before I replaced it.
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These are HILARIOUS! :lol: Thanks for the laugh...
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Ladies and gentlemen... I present to you...
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...it's a vacuum cleaner, used as an antenna pole stabilizer.
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With os3.25 :lol:
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Tue Apr 24, 2012 8:44 pm

Little ram. 1GB would be around and very good :lol:
Not on that box -it has SDRAM memory - even 128 megs are sooo much for that - it costed thousands back in nineties..
 
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Here's one I replaced not long ago... This yellow wire is the internet connection feeding an apartment complex - it went into the building, into a router, and the yellow wire is the primary connection going to a series of routers (not access points - routers) mounted throughout the ceiling. I didn't open a cover or unscrew the terminals - that's exactly as I found them, fully exposed.
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I'm not sure why they didn't go around the electric box - instead they just broke out of the conduit and went directly behind the panel
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Then came out the top and went back into conduit and up into the attic.
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Wed May 02, 2012 7:47 am

In the attic were a series of these shelves holding up routers - with electricity piped to each one. Many had a kludge of external high-gain omni and directional antennas.
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Unfortunately, because they were routers, some were routing and/or handing out conflicting DHCP addresses on the same network. A scan of AP's showed about 18 depending on where you stood - noise was through the roof, and reliability was in the toilet. When they locked up (once or twice a day) the apartment manager couldn't get to the AP's in the attic, so he had a process of resetting breakers he'd follow that would reset the whole system.

This is just one of the closets where there were AP's, a computer that I never even turned on - just ewasted; and an omni.
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There are many bugs!!
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what has been seen cannot be unseen :O
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^^

Bulgaria, Svoge (discount company)

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This is a temporal AP install in a garden :D
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Fri Jul 27, 2012 11:43 am

Our local ISPs at their best! ;)

See how they mounter the box to the wall? genius!
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What about this?
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Tue Sep 18, 2012 12:16 am

in our profession, sometimes we are called to correct the work of our "colleagues".

when we find work "interesting" ...
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What about this?
Haha. That's great! Is it loud?
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Found this gem on Flickr.

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Kitchen router
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This was a closet I was in today. Troubleshooting a faulty wall jack. Nothing was labeled.

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Lets start the year doing right installations.! Hahahaha
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Lets start the year doing right installations.! Hahahaha
Na, then I won't have anything to laugh at. :lol:
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Customer: Ep man! my old wifi network isn't working. Try to fix it. I don't know why..!

The reason:
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No comments...
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The coconut are cellular masts. Not real trees. I have seen various fake trees like this in South Africa and Namibia.
 
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Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:56 am

Customer had a power outage. Had never seen their network cabinets before. Went up stairs and had a look. This is what I found. No documentation or labels (the labels you see mean nothing). Took two hours to fix a fault (bad cable causing Cisco switch to shut a port down).

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Fri Apr 05, 2013 12:20 pm

Again

the core issue is that equipment is very cheap nowadays ... Installation of equipment is extreme expensive - so where is the client who pays the money for installation costs?

do not forget! to ever troubleshoot an issue - would pay the money easy for proper installation - though - that's another budget so we are fine.. you think.. and client pays anyway...

sorry, but sad to see so many bad examples.
 
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Are those rocks or dead birds around that building?
 
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Tue Apr 09, 2013 2:35 pm

Great, great :)

But all these things work. Or was worked :)
 
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Mon Apr 22, 2013 8:07 pm

My company bought a tower from another company. As the RF engineer I was charged with taking inventory of the site and equipment. There was a wireless ISP already on the site when I got there. I took the following pictures of what I found.

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It is our company policy to keep everything neat and tidy. The ISP had already been given notice that they would have a clean up their mess and they had failed to do so. So I called my boss and asked him what he wanted me to do. He told me to remove the equipment from the building and that he would call the ISP and let them know that they were being evicted from the tower.
By the time they arrived at the site their equipment was sitting outside in a pile. Words were exchanged and I had to call the sheriff to the site to have the persons from the ISP escorted off the property. The building is no longer there. Neither is the ISP.
 
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Mon Apr 22, 2013 8:48 pm

:lol:
amazing pictures... Do you have a photo of the face of this people when they arrive to your tower? xDDDD

Perhaps this company is reading this.. because the type of equipment.. but man...! NOT TO DO! : P!
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A RB installation from a customer (it fits nice into the 1U case):
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Greeting from Hong Kong! Before my friend going to clean up all the cables, he took this picture for memorize.
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are all the pics real????????
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are all the pics real????????
yes.
 
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are all the pics real????????
no, they are just staging them for your amusement.

I find myself in many of the pictures due to limited budget/possibilities to mount equipment.
 
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Hello
My friend asked me to solve this problem
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OMG... how someone can do that?! Blown it up.
 
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@yagob

Where in the world is this?
 
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@yagob

Where in the world is this?
In Iraq
 
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@yagob

Where in the world is this?
In Iraq
I saw the 13A plugs and figured it had to be an ex British colony or protectorate. Suspected it was Zimbabwe when I saw the lattice mast.
 
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In Russia, Ekaterinburg))
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