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Topic # 245238 24-Jan-2019 23:26
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Hi

 

if I install a second 700MHz $G antenna at position 3, or 4, the same as the existing one, am I likely to cause interference with either of the other transmitters?  

 

The one between 3 and 4 is a 2.4 GHz WiFI connected to external WiFi antenna for the lower paddock, while the lowest one is the PtP to the farmhouse. 

 

Also, the signal strength has increased quite a bit recently.  I suppose that could be due to a new tower - is there any way to see which tower I am connected to so I can ensure the antennas are best aligned? 

 

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  Reply # 2167263 25-Jan-2019 00:54
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@coffeebaron is the guy that can help





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  Reply # 2167427 25-Jan-2019 13:30
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Position 3 should be fine. Close to existing antenna and adjust angle so on opposing 45 degree angles.
What's your approx location and advise PCI from modem stats.




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  Reply # 2167429 25-Jan-2019 13:44
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Thanks for the reply! 

 

PCI is 452, located in North Canterbury near Greta Valley / Omihi




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  Reply # 2167430 25-Jan-2019 13:47
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Probably more importantly, do you think it would warrant an additional antenna? 

 

 Currently around 50ms ping, 35 mbps down, 4 mbps up, but it has been variable at times which drops the upload markedly. 




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  Reply # 2167433 25-Jan-2019 13:54
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am289:

 

Probably more importantly, do you think it would warrant an additional antenna? 

 

 Currently around 50ms ping, 35 mbps down, 4 mbps up, but it has been variable at times which drops the upload markedly. 

 

 

 

 

Meant to include this

 

 


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  Reply # 2167434 25-Jan-2019 13:58
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You're connected to the Greta Valley tower. A 2nd antenna is generally a good idea. It often will result in increased performance and gives you a bigger slice of available capacity during peak time.
Also please post the rest of the modem stats.




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  Reply # 2167435 25-Jan-2019 14:00
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So -108 Is getting low on the signal range. Nearer -100 or greater is better. -110 and lower, then performance begins to drop significantly.




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  Reply # 2167438 25-Jan-2019 14:11
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Great thanks!

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Sample of antenna install:

 

 

 

 





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