|Planet Fox > Microwaves
Microwaves are everywhere, carrying pretty much all of
your TV, cell phone, and internet traffic. This is where I go on about
microwaves, microwave antennas, and anything else I can think of
related to microwaves and RF stuff in general.
Advertisements, manuals, and technical literature fom
the forgotten realms of history.
Some custom software I wrote to calculate wavelength and
frequency, transmitter power, free space path loss and more.
Why is 802.11a advertised as 54 Mb/S? Who knows. Here's
how they really measure up.
Pictures and details about my various C and Ku band
antennas.Includes some great theory and information on installing,
maintaining, and adapting a variety of satellite antennas.
How to prep a coaxial cable and apply connectors.
Calculating just how much stuff a single satellite can
A small gallery of interesting microwave antennas that
I've seen. Includes some photos of a passive repeater and old AT&T
long lines towers and their distinctive Hogg horn antennas.
How to setup, point, and peak your own satellite antenna.
How to setup and install an over the air antenna.
An exhaustive description of every piece of equipment
Dish Network has ever made.
Can be used for long range point-to-point WiFi links.
Can be used for shorter range point-to-multipoint WiFi
A brief explanation of how a satellite link works, from
end to end.
A beginners guide to equipment, encoding, and useful
Some technical details on how satellite internet from
companies like Hughes Net works.