Grounding Wireless Equipment
One of the most important tasks for a WISP is proper grounding of all hardware, buildings and towers. Many people new to being a WISP often overlook this critical step in deployment or under doing the proper grounding necessary. This almost always ends in disaster potentially bankrupting a new venture. Motorola wrote the book on this and many other site related topics, called "Standards and Guidelines for Communication Sites" and should be studied in length if you are new to WISP hardware deployment. The link for the 2005 Revised version is here: Standards and Guidelines for Communication Sites
Protective Angle Method of Grounding
The protective angle method is one of the three routes for lightning protection system design defined by IEC 62305, the international standard for lightning protection design. After the first step of determining the class of lightning protection ...
Mikrotik Background Scan for Wireless
Beginning with Mikrotik version 6.35, the availability of Background Scan on the wireless interface. From the wiki: "The scan command allows you to see available AP's in the frequency range defined in the scan-list. Using the scan command the ...
Wireless Uplink for IP Camera
This is how we use a crossover cable to connect an IP camera to a wireless uplink without a switch.
MikroTik RouterOS Default Wireless WPA2 Key
Here is one that caught me by surprise and several of our customers as well. MikroTik's default configuration for devices with wireless has changed. There is now WPA/WPA2 security on the wireless connection. You will need to enter the serial number ...
3650 Grandfathered Wireless Protection Zone Filing Tutorials
Registering to File Supplemental Information. Before you can begin to file for the 3650 Grandfathered Wireless Protection Zone you need to establish new login credentials in order to access the 3650 filing system. The following information is laid ...