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Link Ubiquiti PowerBeam/NanoBeam/AC UNII-1/2 activation process

Author: Herbert Wolverson, Posted: Monday, 06-01-15

After a VERY long wait, Ubiquiti have finally made some headway on UNII-1 and DFS approvals for their newer products. They aren\\\'t finalized yet, but you can pre-order labels and activation codes from their site at community.ubnt.com.

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Link Radio Shootout, Part 2: Ubiquiti vs. Mikrotik vs. Mimosa, multiple devices

Author: Herbert Wolverson, Posted: Monday, 04-20-15

Ubiquiti community stalwart eejim has posted the second part of his radio shootout. In this part, he compares the performance of Ubiquiti, Mikrotik and Mimosa AC devices head-to-head, with simulated interference. Ubiquiti once again come out on top.

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Link Radio Shootout Part 1, Rocket AC Lite vs. Mimosa

Author: Herbert Wolverson, Posted: Saturday, 04-18-15

Regular forum contributor eejim has posted an excellent head-to-head comparison of Rocket AC Lite vs. Mimosa brand radios on the Ubiquiti forums. Well worth a read. On all except the largest channels, Ubiquiti comes out ahead.

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E-Book Section Chapter 4: Practical Examples

Author: Herbert Wolverson, Posted: Tuesday, 04-14-15

This section takes all of the knowledge from the previous e-book sections, and combines them into real-world link coverage estimations. You now have the tools to understand how RF Planners work, and to get a link up and running.

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E-Book Section Chapter 3: Asymmetric Link Budgets

Author: Herbert Wolverson, Posted: Tuesday, 04-14-15

Often, a simple link budget only tells you half of the story. Unless your devices at each end are identical, you need to calculate a link budget for each direction - and use the worst of the two. This section walks you through the process.

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E-Book Section Chapter 3: Link Budgets

Author: Herbert Wolverson, Posted: Tuesday, 04-14-15

This chapter discusses two topics that will come up time and again while planning your WISP: path loss (how far can my signal go?), and link budget (what devices can I use for this link?).

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E-Book Section Chapter 2: Channel Widths

Author: Herbert Wolverson, Posted: Tuesday, 04-14-15

Once you have selected a base frequency range, you need to pick a “channel width.” Typically for Ubiquiti and Mikrotik equipment, these are available as 5mhz, 10mhz, 20mhz, 30mhz and 40mhz. With the advent of 802.11ac based equipment, even larger channel widths (up to 80 mhz) are becoming available. Channel width is a trade-off, and should be carefully considered.

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E-Book Section Chapter 2, Wireless Protocols

Author: Herbert Wolverson, Posted: Tuesday, 04-14-15

There are two major types of wireless protocol in use in the modern WISP arena: Wi-Fi based systems, and proprietary systems. In reality, the majority of WISPs operate a hybrid of the two. This section explains the differences between Wi-Fi, proprietary Wi-Fi extensions such as AirMAX, and purely proprietary systems such as WiMAX or LTE.

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Blog Article The District Wi-Fi Project

Author: Herbert Wolverson, Posted: Wednesday, 06-05-13

Full Stream Wireless managed to get the contract to implement The District\'s Wi-Fi, for a trial period until November (if it goes well, the network will expand to cover a much wider area). I was given the technical lead on this project, so I decided to talk about how we did it.

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