Spending the night in YOW, then heading to KG for a spell.

Munchkin is in SYD for a conference, but I couldnt justify going - its just too expensive and 4-5K today equals 4 months or more of freedom once we head out on the trip.

The power converters for the boat computer arrived, and I am tempted to go and get it all set up finally.

Tonight dinner and film with ladychadwick, followed by a restful nap aboard impertinent.

todays accomplishments so far include fixing the BYC WLAN by pumping one of the APs up to 90mw of power, instead of the 40mw or less it was set to before. I guess power is significant. I was getting dropouts like crazy after I tried it lower - I was hoping to extend the life of the unit by keeping its power output low - but thats not going to cut it.

I blame the longish antenna cable runs to the directional antennas - they eat too much signal, probably more than the antennas give us in gain to the repeaters. I wonder how long a WRTS54GL can last when pumped at 100mw for extended time?

At least the new repeaters are going great - they live and breathe at a whomping 600mw. 


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