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Well this is a first: actually featuring my own handiwork on this blog.
A good friend of mine wanted to extend Internet connectivity from his house over to his workshop, about 60 meters away. Trenching cable was an option, but we opted for a wireless shot between the buildings.
The distance was short enough we could cover it easily They live on an acerage with no other WiFi nearby which meant lots of spectrum for us to use for the shot We were up for the challenge 😁 Since he was already using Ubiquiti kit in the house, I wanted to keep things as homogenous as possible.
I don’t recognize the equipment, but a good use of outdoor APs given the exposure to sand and water. I’m also assuming that we’re looking at a panel antenna on the front of the AP which indicates some thought and engineering went into this deployment. Very cool, considering this is a hotel network after all.
One thing I noticed though is that their cabling is the weak link: they’ve installed RJ45 jacks right next to the APs which are certainly not protected against the elements.
Ok, more sightings at an airport! Similar to Calgary International (YYC) , San Diego International (SAN) has APs mounted right outside the terminal along the arrivals/departures road. SAN is using Cisco 1552s.
SAN Taxi Line AP
I’m sure the metal-wrapped cement column does wonders for the signal in the Taxi line. Also not sure why these APs are carrying the SSID for the conference room?