[MLB-WIRELESS] node building
peter at nmc.net.au
Fri May 25 17:15:27 EST 2007
There wasn't a bulk buy, people have started using the wrap boards now
when they are going to use
more than one radio.
Paul at www.yawarra.com.au kindly offers a 10% discount to melbourne
From: melbwireless-bounces at wireless.org.au
[mailto:melbwireless-bounces at wireless.org.au] On Behalf Of Rohan
Sent: Friday, 25 May 2007 4:46 PM
To: melbwireless at wireless.org.au
Subject: Re: [MLB-WIRELESS] node building
anyone care to elaborate on these purported melbwireless bulkbuys?
On 5/23/07, Michael Borthwick <holden at netspace.net.au> wrote:
On 23/05/2007, at 1:19 PM, Rohan Malhotra wrote:
> I thought i might ask for recommendations on an omni 2.4ghz
> on my roof. im presuming stock antennas (the stock antenna on
> wrtrouter? )wont really cut it if i want to propogate this
> across my street. I was thinking something in the 9-15dB range
> a dipole 360 omni should do the trick?
If you mean literally "across the street" then a stock rubber
antenna (2.2dBi gain) will be fine. A 9dBi will double your
Anything over 9dBi gets very expensive. Over 300 Superpass
were bought in by Melbourne Wireless people years ago - there
bound to be some kicking around somewhere - along with 4Km's of
LMR400 from Jules alone.
> i may as well collect all the things I need before i give it
> another go, all i gotta get now is this omni and a
> box. weatherproof far as i know should b easily obtained from
> hardware and i'm going to try to source a fat secondhand omni
> antenna from somewhere.
> i might add that in a few weeks time when im on my school
> id like to give this another go, right now im trying to
> the thought of massive lan interconnectivity (and ensuing joy)
> that i can get through my studies haha!
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