[Rack] Chip in to replace wifi network

Ben Kochie ben at nerp.net
Sat Feb 16 07:27:30 UTC 2013


Ok, Casey and I installed the two new APs.  We also pulled the plug on the 
old "noisebridge" APs.  The two cisco 2.4ghz APs and the ruckus.

We left the noisebridge-a network online as a backup.

We also created a new SSID called Nosebridge. :-)

-ben

On Fri, 15 Feb 2013, Ben Kochie wrote:

> Thanks to everyone who donated to this.  The new APs should be here today. I 
> will get them installed tonight or tomorrow.
>
> -ben
>
> On Wed, 13 Feb 2013, Ben Kochie wrote:
>
>> Right now we use several old APs to provide wifi in the space.  All of the 
>> radios are fairly old and don't handle interference as well as a modern 
>> gear.
>> 
>> I'd like to purchase two new modern dual-band wifi APs to improve 
>> reception. One will go over the main work tables, the other will go back by 
>> the kitchen. This will provide better reception in the areas where most 
>> people are using wifi. The main tables and the classrooms.
>> 
>> Proposed APs:
>> http://www.amazon.com/Ubiquiti-Networks-UAP-PRO-Enterprise-System/dp/B0089QB1SC
>> 
>> Total cost will come to about $500.
>> 
>> I'd rather just do this than have to bring up a meeting item.  Anyone want 
>> to pitch in $100 toward getting these?
>> 
>> -ben
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