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Search: Posts Made By: richardhula
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-29-2011
Replies: 203
Views: 36,211
Posted By richardhula
Brad I thought we had laid this one to rest. In...

Brad I thought we had laid this one to rest. In the 2.4GHz Bullet range there are 2, 2HP and M2HP models. The Bullet 2 spec is 20dBm = 100mW tx power with 802.11b connection. The 2HP 29dBm = 800mW....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-29-2011
Replies: 203
Views: 36,211
Posted By richardhula
Is this because in the instructions you are told...

Is this because in the instructions you are told to change Bullet address to 192.168.10.20 ?

If you have made the change then naturally you will need to use this new address.

Suggest you reset...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-28-2011
Replies: 203
Views: 36,211
Posted By richardhula
Yes just setup in the order as shown in my guide....

Yes just setup in the order as shown in my guide.

Factory default is of course Access Point mode so just make all the changes pressing Change button after each THEN press Apply button to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-28-2011
Replies: 203
Views: 36,211
Posted By richardhula
This is only required for initial setup - even...

This is only required for initial setup - even then only first two lines need changing i.e. IP address set to same subnet but other than 192.168.1.20 'cos your Bullet is factory set to that address....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-06-2010
Replies: 203
Views: 36,211
Posted By richardhula
Sorry Mike but someone with your experience...

Sorry Mike but someone with your experience should know better. Antenna gain (dBi) is its improvement relative to that of an isotropic radiator - it doesn't matter how its constructed or whether its...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-04-2010
Replies: 203
Views: 36,211
Posted By richardhula
Great post but have to disagree with above...

Great post but have to disagree with above statement in reference to received signal & antenna gain, which benefits both transmission & reception.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-28-2010
Replies: 203
Views: 36,211
Posted By richardhula
basically yes - a wireless hook-up is a two way...

basically yes - a wireless hook-up is a two way thing, but given enough gain from maybe directional antenna's at each end of the link these sort of distances are achievable, but would only be used in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-15-2010
Replies: 203
Views: 36,211
Posted By richardhula
Like comparing chalk with cheese :confused: ...

Like comparing chalk with cheese :confused:

WiFi Internet connectivity will generally depend on the throughput available from the Access Point you connect to. This in turn will depend on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-15-2010
Replies: 203
Views: 36,211
Posted By richardhula
I believe they use WiMax, a not yet widely...

I believe they use WiMax, a not yet widely adopted wireless technology working to the 802.16m protocol.

Like the 802.11n protocol used in the latest implementation of WiFi, it uses a table of...
Forum: Electronics 11-06-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 12,031
Posted By richardhula
What do you need to know?

What do you need to know?
Forum: Electronics 11-05-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 12,031
Posted By richardhula
I guess its a question of semantics but I would...

I guess its a question of semantics but I would say I have more background noise than you.

BTW what is your take on Bob Stewart's comments (in Cruisers Forum) concerning signal level differences...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-04-2010
Replies: 203
Views: 36,211
Posted By richardhula
Yes I was going to mention it was a supply &...

Yes I was going to mention it was a supply & demand situation that is not so apparent in Europe.

In the Caribbean there are many AP's (access points) without security who's providers generally...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-04-2010
Replies: 203
Views: 36,211
Posted By richardhula
No if you are referring to the Ubiquiti Bullet,...

No if you are referring to the Ubiquiti Bullet, its not a dongle - check out picture at start of this thread. It is in fact a Wireless/LAN bridge used mainly by WISP's (wireless internet service...
Forum: Electronics 11-04-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 12,031
Posted By richardhula
Sorry this is the best I can do (screenshot from...

Sorry this is the best I can do (screenshot from my guide) as I'm not on boat at present. AP's seen in English Harbour, southern Antigua listed by strength.

Generally I can connect & have good...
Forum: Electronics 11-04-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 12,031
Posted By richardhula
POE (power over Ethernet) is just that & as Brad...

POE (power over Ethernet) is just that & as Brad confirms is a means of powering a device without relying on your laptop.

The AirOS you refer to is built into Ubiquiti wireless product firmware &...
Forum: Electronics 11-04-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 12,031
Posted By richardhula
Very interesting results Brad & thanks for...

Very interesting results Brad & thanks for posting them.

The difference in AP beacons received is probably explained by the greater vertical beam width of the 9dB gain antenna "seeing" more AP's....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-03-2010
Replies: 203
Views: 36,211
Posted By richardhula
Generally no unless you want it to be. Make...

Generally no unless you want it to be.

Make sure you have no file sharing set up, that you have up to date Internet security software running, & that the network you connect to is set on your PC...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-02-2010
Replies: 203
Views: 36,211
Posted By richardhula
Just yourself 'cos you will have done something...

Just yourself 'cos you will have done something wrong ;)

Seriously though you seem to have the basics. Just one choice - do you go for the Bullet 2HP or newer M2HP (802.11n compliant) model.

It...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-31-2010
Replies: 203
Views: 36,211
Posted By richardhula
Given 18Mbps Rx rate looks like you had a g...

Given 18Mbps Rx rate looks like you had a g connection.

BTW what improvement on average (assuming there was such) did you get with 12dB v 9dB gain antenna?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-29-2010
Replies: 203
Views: 36,211
Posted By richardhula
Thanks for that, but was it b or g AP? ...

Thanks for that, but was it b or g AP?

Unfortunately latest AirOS firmware doesn't show specifically which mode you are working with, although I have put in a request for this to be included with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-28-2010
Replies: 203
Views: 36,211
Posted By richardhula
Actually was hoping someone here could tell me...

Actually was hoping someone here could tell me what they have achieved with Bullet M2HP & say 802.11g AP.

I have seen reported a real TCP throughput of 5Mbps achieved with one connected to an...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-27-2010
Replies: 203
Views: 36,211
Posted By richardhula
Nope - doesn't matter what order I power things...

Nope - doesn't matter what order I power things up - as soon as Bullet has association with AP & local WLAN router has booted, I have full wireless Internet connectivity on my laptop. Not just once -...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-19-2010
Replies: 203
Views: 36,211
Posted By richardhula
[QUOTE=Bene505;656455]I just tried to buy one of...

[QUOTE=Bene505;656455]I just tried to buy one of these. I hit checkout and then had to register on their site.... and THEN it said:

Sorry, but we have minimum order sum of 200USD or 130EUR....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-19-2010
Replies: 203
Views: 36,211
Posted By richardhula
Good info Brad. I've been using WiFi on a boat...

Good info Brad. I've been using WiFi on a boat throughout the Caribbean, Bahamas & east coast US for seven years. Its only recently I've got around to having a long range system though.

I think...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-19-2010
Replies: 203
Views: 36,211
Posted By richardhula
OK NS2 Tx 26dBm + gain of its 11db dual...

OK
NS2 Tx 26dBm + gain of its 11db dual polarity antenna's = 37dBm EIRP
Alfa Tx 30dBm + 8dB antenna = 38dBm EIRP

Scratching your bum would make a greater difference in their relative...
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