[HamWAN PSDR] hamwan availability

Don Sayler don.sayler at gmail.com
Sat Oct 10 19:52:02 PDT 2020

Thanks Doug.
That's what I figured.

On Sat, Oct 10, 2020 at 7:37 PM Doug Kingston <dpk at randomnotes.org> wrote:

> You need clear line of sight and trees are a problem.  I think you
> have high trees surrounding your tower.  You antenna needs to be positioned
> so it clears the trees, either over them or through a gap in the tree line.
> Trees and 5GHz don't play nice together.
> -Doug-
> On Sat, Oct 10, 2020 at 7:13 PM Don Sayler <don.sayler at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Folks,
>> A couple of years ago we at the Lake Washington Ham Club looked at using
>> Hamwan for our limited connectivity needs. At the time, there didn't
>> appear to be very good coverage at our site.
>> I looked at it again today, and the coverage looks much better (the
>> black square is our site...  47.663751°, -122.166478°).
>> [image: image.png]
>> Does the map account for trees? Are there any height requirements for the
>> antenna? We have a huge water tank about 20 feet east of the building. We
>> do have a tower, but getting the hamwan antenna up there would be a
>> challenge. Is there a way we could do a site survey?
>> We don't have a large bandwidth need. All we need is support for
>> Echolink, Telnet, and (for now) IRLP, as well as AllStar in the future.
>> Thanks for any input.
>> Don Sayler W7OXR
>> Treasurer LWHC
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