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Re: WIKI NEEDS: Installation Pictures!!

Hello y'all! Bet you can't guess what I'm doing?


nice tower, how tall?
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Re: WIKI NEEDS: Installation Pictures!!

Hello y'all! Bet you can't guess what I'm doing?


Is that you about 2/3rd's up on the left? :icon_eek:
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185' Tall Tower

nice tower, how tall?


Chris, this tower is 180' tall Rohn 55G, with a 5' extension at the top. Notice that we just installed the four 5GHz sectors (with your shields and 4-gang cluster mounts) at the top. The three sectors directly below, have already been taken down, we left them in place until we could swap the CPE's over without much interruption. A little further down, you see a 2.4GHz omni, and even further down, you see a 120° 3.65GHz sector...
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Re: WIKI NEEDS: Installation Pictures!!

Is that you about 2/3rd's up on the left? :icon_eek:


Hello Techno, sorry, it's just a 3.65GHz sector. I was standing on terra firma when I shot this. I guess I need a little more zoom on my Rebel T1i?
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Re: WIKI NEEDS: Installation Pictures!!

Hello Techno, sorry, it's just a 3.65GHz sector. I was standing on terra firma when I shot this. I guess I need a little more zoom on my Rebel T1i?


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Re: WIKI NEEDS: Installation Pictures!!

Chris, this tower is 180' tall Rohn 55G, with a 5' extension at the top. Notice that we just installed the four 5GHz sectors (with your shields and 4-gang cluster mounts) at the top. The three sectors directly below, have already been taken down, we left them in place until we could swap the CPE's over without much interruption. A little further down, you see a 2.4GHz omni, and even further down, you see a 120° 3.65GHz sector...


Nice tower! Did you guys put it up?

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Re: WIKI NEEDS: Installation Pictures!!

Here "our" 90m Main Tower (sorry i don't have a better picture)

At top, green mark, an MMDS TX Pannel

At the Blue marked platform, our Airmax Sectors

Red Marked, a 6ft Dish with our HSX STM1 Backhaul

Light blue mark, an "old" 2.4 Omni, currently unused
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Re: WIKI NEEDS: Installation Pictures!!

2 Rocket Dish 5G30s and one NS M5. Oh, and an FM tx antenna and some Nextel crap.
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Re: WIKI NEEDS: Installation Pictures!!

din0 how tall is that mast on the last picture with the nanobridge? Also what kind of piping are you using on that like EMT piping or what?
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Re: WIKI NEEDS: Installation Pictures!!

Nice tower! Did you guys put it up?

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Thanks! and yes, we did. I like the shields, although I have not optimized the frequencies yet. It turns out that one of the Rockets is not getting a GPS signal, so I am not able to use the ABAB channel scheme (will fix that soon). For now I have them on 5735, 5795, 5755, and 5775.
We will be deploying more of the shield kits soon (I did buy 16 kits after all)... The next tower will be more of a test, I will keep you posted... THANKS
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Re: WIKI NEEDS: Installation Pictures!!

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din0, in the first picture (quoted above), that's a very neat looking mounting kit for the NB.
Do you custom make them yourself of purchase them?
How do the legs grip the roof tiles? just by going up underneath the tile?
Is the mount totally non-penetrating?
How is survivability in high winds?

Sorry for all the questions, just very interested I could see us using some !
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Re: WIKI NEEDS: Installation Pictures!!

din0 how tall is that mast on the last picture with the nanobridge? Also what kind of piping are you using on that like EMT piping or what?

5 Meter 31.8mm/1.6mm galvanized piping. $2.50 per meter. Any taller a swivel foot mount would be required to raise it, where the next option is a 9Meters mast with three telescopic stages.
Pending budget, Aluminum would be nice.


Do you custom make them yourself of purchase them?
How do the legs grip the roof tiles? just by going up underneath the tile?
Is the mount totally non-penetrating?
How is survivability in high winds?

We purchase them, though very easy to make and have done so Macgyver style with a hammer and vice, and some tubing from the back of my van.
Securing.. Pictures speak for themselves.
With supporting arms, make sure they are adjustable otherwise you need to calculate correct spacing to make the vertical stand off level!
Wind loading? Not sure, they have been through 100km gust's.

(nail removed and replaced with screw and nut, though tile support wooden batten)


This mount is Ideal for flat tiles, and a stronger fixing.

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85' Rohn 25

Here are some pictures of one of my POP's. The equipment includes:

  • 1 - Rocket M5+30Dbi dish
  • 1 - NanoBridge M522
  • 1 - Pico M2
  • 1 - NanoStation M900 + 15dbi Yagi (not pictured)
  • 1 - 2 NanoStation M5 (not pictured)
  • Battery backup and RB450G at the bottom.


Before the Rocket Dish:


After the Rocket Dish and before the Nanostation M900 and NanoStation M5s:
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Re: WIKI NEEDS: Installation Pictures!!

We purchase them, though very easy to make and have done so Macgyver style with a hammer and vice, and some tubing from the back of my van.
I've been considering have some steel dies made and get a hydraulic press to flatten the ends of EMT. And a brake to bend the flat ends and then drill a hole.

For a bottom swivel or hinge point, I use a two hole metal 90 degree bracket.

These are pictures from a test bed I built on patio to simulate a peaked roof top slope.
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Re: WIKI NEEDS: Installation Pictures!!

I've been considering have some steel dies made and get a hydraulic press to flatten the ends of EMT. And a brake to bend the flat ends and then drill a hole.

For a bottom swivel or hinge point, I use a two hole metal 90 degree bracket.

These are pictures from a test bed I built on patio to simulate a peaked roof top slope.


Woo Hoo! Thanks for posting detailed pictures.
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Install pictures from my Bracketed Rohn Tower. Picked up used sections by watching Craigslist to snag local for sale towers, picked out the best and refurbished. Poured concrete pier below frost line, fabricated the mounting components and drilled, attached with hardware as specified by Rohn for section assembly.

Over-the-air TV reaches ~75 miles with ease, rotator makes channel surfing nearly cable-like. Pico and Nano are at 34' above grade, Pico provides bridged connection to my shop and also serves as an AP for outdoors. Nano on the tower connects to another Nano AP 1 km away where my broadband service address is (service line of demarcation ends 1/2 mile short of my driveway).
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Re: WIKI NEEDS: Installation Pictures!!

I know that I am late on this forum, but I just wanted to share some Pics, we have 1 AP that is prone to heavy frost. Oh and me in one of our RocketDish Shipments


You don't put anything else on your connectors other than the plastic boot??
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Nanobridge 900M 1.2 miles through 100 ft of trees. Replaces old Avalan Wireless 1.5 Mbps Yagi link. Axis 233D IP PTZ cam also on Rohn tower
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