Re: Wireless distance issues...

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by richard, Oct 7, 2006.

  1. richard

    richard Guest

    "Evan Platt" <> wrote in message
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    > On Fri, 6 Oct 2006 14:37:30 -0600, "richard" <> wrote:
    >
    >>Yeh I was dipshit.

    >
    > When constructing a sentence especially when it's meant to be an
    > insult, it's best to learn where a comma should go.
    >
    > There's a huge difference between "Yeh I was dipshit" and "Yeh I was,
    > dipshit."
    >


    Yeah, I know, dipshit.


    >
    >>Overead clouds in the area helped a lot.

    >
    > Overead?
    >
    >
    >>When they were gone the next morning, no signal.
    >>There's a Pilot and TA truckstop in Cartersville, Ga on I75. Exit 295.
    >>Now look up where the nearest Flying J is. Exit 320.

    >
    > I'm not going to bother. That tells me nothing.
    >
    > I guarantee you, you didn't pick up a 802.11 anything signal 25 miles
    > away.


    Jealous aren't we?
    Radio signals, specially ultra high ones, will bounce off clouds.
    I just got damn lucky.

    >
    > A signal, above 1 ghz, running less than 500 mw, you'd be LUCKY to get
    > 1/2 mile.
    >
    > Me and a friend running high gain mobile antennas on VHF (150 mhz)
    > running 15 watts were lucky to get a few miles.
    >
    > Granted, we weren't truckers in the middle of Inbreedingville, USA.
    > Maybe the extra chromosomes helped the reception.
     
    richard, Oct 7, 2006
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  2. richard

    Evan Platt Guest

    On Sat, 7 Oct 2006 11:29:12 -0600, "richard" <> wrote:

    >> There's a huge difference between "Yeh I was dipshit" and "Yeh I was,
    >> dipshit."
    >>

    >
    >Yeah, I know, dipshit.


    Obviously.

    >Jealous aren't we?


    Jealous of you?

    Shit.

    >Radio signals, specially ultra high ones, will bounce off clouds.


    What class Amateur radio license do you hold?

    >I just got damn lucky.


    No, you got damn lucky of all the sperm, you managed to swim the
    fastest.
     
    Evan Platt, Oct 7, 2006
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  3. richard grumbled surlily in 24hoursupport.helpdesk:

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    >
    > Radio signals, specially ultra high ones, will bounce off clouds.
    > I just got damn lucky.
    >

    snip
    Clouds have little effect on signals in the 2.4 gHz range, unless there is
    quite a bit of rain, in which case the sugnals are attenuated severely. Do
    bone up on radio propagation a little, please.

    --
    The Old Sourdough
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    In the future, everyone will speak one language, but no one will speak it
    well.-George Carlin
     
    The Old Sourdough, Oct 7, 2006
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