[HamWAN PSDR] Beacon Tower-Capital Park Backbone Link
dpk at randomnotes.org
Thu Mar 29 17:33:30 PDT 2018
First, about access: ACS has full access, round the clcck to Beacon and
Capitol Park limited only by our COMT's (Mark, Carl, Doug, Randy, Casey)
availability. Bringing third parties requires about a week to establish a
training mission number. If we can do the work ourselves, then only our
schedules are factors.
Thank you Nigel for your detailed response on the reuse point. I am
guessing from this that there is no objection in principle to trying to put
this link in place. We just need to fine the most compatible and
affordable solution. Randy has started researching this but we should
double down on this.
On Thu, Mar 29, 2018 at 5:21 PM, Bart Kus <me at bartk.us> wrote:
> Well, since you asked "why not":
> One of the advantages we've found with keeping things on a compatible band
> is the ad-hoc ability to link dishes to sectors during emergencies, or use
> dishes and sectors for spectral analysis on the one common band.
> Another advantage is the uniformity of config / interface / automation by
> using the same vendor. Don't need to train folks on special procedures or
> write exceptions into automation.
> On 3/29/2018 4:45 PM, Bryan Fields wrote:
>> On 3/29/18 7:38 PM, Doug Kingston wrote:
>>> For example... Can we reuse a PtoP 5GHz frequency with high isolation
>> Why not use 3.4 GHz UBNT radios? We have a link here in Tampa at 16.2
>> across Tampa Bay running at 130 Mbit/s.
>> 3.37 to 3.5 GHz (the frequency range of the M3 radios) is totally unused
>> the most part. A complete link is well under $1000 including antennas.
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