Originally Posted by mr.sun
Any tech guys out in VAF world that speak I.T. well enough to help me choose equipment well enough for getting WiFi to a group of metal hangars? There is hardwired internet at an airport maintenance building elevated about 1000' feet from my hangar which happens to be the furthest away. It is line of sight from my hangar roof and I don't mind putting up some sort of small antenna. I think I can get other hangar owners to chip in on this project. I'd sure like to use WiFi to pre-heat my engine and check weather and file flight plans online. Recommendations?
I was a network engineer prior to being a software engineer and just set this kind of thing up at my hangar - sending WiFi about 300 ft from FBO. Cost was about $125 for equipment.
2x Ubiquiti NanoStation loco M2
and associated mounts (1 Window suction cup
and 1 wall/pipe mount).
. Also need CAT 5/6 wire and an access point. You could go first to a switch and run wires to adjacent hangars for their access points.
If you have clear line of site, you could use the 5GHz model (slightly more expensive).
Send me a PM or email and we can talk it through.
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Last edited by Raymo : 10-10-2017 at 02:24 PM.