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  Reply # 480471 12-Jun-2011 23:36 Send private message

richms: Are they doing the whole journey between AK and HAM? Would have thought that there would be a good case for doing hampton downs etc even if they leave the rest of the route roaming on VF.

I would've doubted this, as i imagine the volume of calls on the motorway via what should technically be hands free kits isn't particularly high?
Plus advertising it a broadband zone would seem kind of pointless, though i suppose for people using stuff like google maps on the go it helps, but it wouldn't be a large volume of data as a guess.

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  Reply # 480495 13-Jun-2011 06:47 Send private message

http://iforce.co.nz/i/fzrprile.edr.jpg
they working on other cell tower too and this is a pic of it




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  Reply # 482615 18-Jun-2011 16:50 Send private message

Seeing NZ Comms coverage by the hospital, only have 3g on atm so must be 2100mhz.

edit: looks like its live on most sites, seeing it in north hamilton too. 

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  Reply # 482633 18-Jun-2011 17:54 Send private message

Im in Nawton Hamilton, and nosied mums phone and it shows nz comms 3g and voda 3g networks available but fails to connect when i manually select nz comms.. guess it isnt too far away??




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  Reply # 482640 18-Jun-2011 18:31 Send private message

There can't be many more sites left to build, just a case of tuning them all now I spose

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  Reply # 483781 21-Jun-2011 17:53 Send private message

just did a scan in flagstuff and i see 2degrees on the screen so it coming very very soon i think




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  Reply # 483819 21-Jun-2011 18:44 Send private message

According to the map Bartender made the 2degrees tower for Flagstaff is in the carpark at the shopping centre there

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  Reply # 483864 21-Jun-2011 19:51 Send private message

DjShadow: According to the map Bartender made the 2degrees tower for Flagstaff is in the carpark at the shopping centre there

There's already a vodafone tower there, but located on top of a streetlight. They must've used one close to this. 



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  Reply # 484508 22-Jun-2011 17:16 Send private message

Noticed someone up the VF Nawton tower installing new panels this evening, the microwave link at the bottom is new also...looks like its going to relay via the 2degrees site at Nawton Mall

 

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  Reply # 484575 22-Jun-2011 19:08 Send private message

eXDee: Snapped in te rapa, not as many panels as vodafone.

http://i.imgur.com/wrQJg.jpg


Not far from my house, I've have to have a poke around 



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  Reply # 485751 25-Jun-2011 13:41 Send private message

Going to go a bit off-topic here,

If you search the RSM database for the following:

MNW = Manawatu (Palmerston North) and Wanganui Tower Locations
BOP = Tauranga and Rotorua Tower Locations
HKB = Hawkes Bay Tower Locations
WKT = Waikato and Taupo Tower Locations
NTH = Northland (Whangarei)
STH = Southland (Invercargill)
OTG = Otago (Queenstown and Dunedin)

Bartender if you read this, any chance you could re-run the 2degrees KML files based on the backhaul frequencies ?

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  Reply # 486752 28-Jun-2011 10:15 Send private message

I'd love to know the step by step process of what you're doing to get the KMLs too.

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  Reply # 486771 28-Jun-2011 10:38

eXDee: I'd love to know the step by step process of what you're doing to get the KMLs too.


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  Reply # 486815 28-Jun-2011 12:09 Send private message

I know I have been promising this for a while (go blame my employer for why I haven't been active Smile )

I'll zip up a lot of the files I used and try and get them up onto google docs here by end of this week.

I'll also re-run my export to try and get a new set of data including the latest 2Degrees microwave sites.




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