[MLB-WIRELESS] Galaxy Antennas & the "black box"
goa at thirty.to
Fri Jan 11 00:24:15 EST 2002
I have 2 of the same antenna's, also from Geelong. I've heard someone on the list
sells replacement down converters that make it work for WLAN for $80. Check the
list archives. I havent bothered with them just yet, I'm still waiting on some cards.
Let me know how you go.
On Thu, Jan 10, 2002 at 12:00:10PM +1100, Andy Freeman wrote:
> I scrounged a galaxy setup from a friend and it is marked as follows...
> Pacific Monolithics
> Sunnyvale California
> Integrated Down Converter
> US Patent 5,015,968
> "the black box"
> General Instrument
> Addressable Baseband Converter
> Model 5508w
> Now this dish looks different to the "how to modify" pictures that I've
> seen on the melbwireless web site links. Did Geelong get a different
> type to Canberra and Perth?
> What is the "dBi" of this model and/or is it worth modifying for my
> wireless deployment?
> Is there something "cool & geeky" I can do with the "black box"?
> (be polite please!)
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