We had an ambitious schedule to get a number of things completed in this last visit … 1) replace server, 2) replace injectors, 3) replace nano with sectors and bullets, install the 5GHz dish, setup more cable, replace switch with newer MicroTik routers etc …
A number of us, VE4CST, VE4VR, VE4CY, VE4WDZ, VE4RAI and myself VE4DRK gathered a bunch of goods and set up on to the top of our main site at 55N Sat morning.
We worked on putting together the one RF unit in an enclosure and sealing it up … replacing the servers and getting the UPS’s installed with new batteries:
and putting sector antennas together:
they are to replace the nano’s on the top of the tower:
So, while I was only there for a few hours, the rest of the guys stayed a few hours later and continued on with the RF hardware installation on the tower … with those new sectors installed the signal strength will be awesome!
And once the 3′ 5GHz antenna is installed pointing to our Woodlands site we’ll have a remote system up as well — good stuff!
We’re also putting up links to support the remote connectivity of the MRS repeater systems in neighbouring areas.
More to come as they transpire – but a great start to upgrading the system …
73, Dan ve4drk