[App_rpt-users] Ubiquiti Equipment

Michael Hebert mhebert1975 at gmail.com
Fri May 10 15:38:01 EDT 2013

Where are you guys finding the best place to purchase the gear from? 


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[mailto:app_rpt-users-bounces at ohnosec.org] On Behalf Of Jeff Carrier
Sent: Friday, May 10, 2013 14:36
To: Corey Dean
Cc: app_rpt-users at ohnosec.org; David Osborn
Subject: Re: [App_rpt-users] Ubiquiti Equipment


Rocket M5's are the toughest stuff they make (that I've used).  With the 30
dbi dish and radome cover they're great but that's a bit much for 10 miles.
I think you could do that shot using Nanobridges with the 25dbi (18 inch)
dish.  I have a 20 mile shot using those with no problems.  For $95 us
dollars each they're a steal.  Make sure you use shielded cable with the
RJ45's that ground the shield at either end.  Also watch the 5.6 band
(though i'm not sure what your amateur band plan might include).  They use
it for radar here and an ISP in Utah got a hefty fine for operating on that


73 de K0JSC


On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 1:09 PM, Corey Dean <n3fe at repeater.net
<mailto:n3fe at repeater.net> > wrote:

They sure can!  I am running some bullet5's with 25 dbi grids looking at
each other for just over 5 years in North Central, PA and well as
Nanostations and they have not had any problems.  Most are mounted on towers
and have seen some pretty harsh weather!

Corey N3FE
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Subject: [App_rpt-users] Ubiquiti Equipment

Hi Gang,

In recent messages, Ubiquiti equipment has been mentioned for links.

I was wondering how it stacks-up in terms of keeping out / withstanding the
weather. I have an application in mind for an AllStar node and it will be on
a wild hilltop with nasty weather (very). The path I have in mind is just
under 10 miles, clear line-of-sight.

Can any of the ubiquiti stuff stand a bit of a weather bashing and, if so,
which items have been found best?


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