For almost two years I have been testing, re-testing, and re-wiring my setup on Grace in an effort to find the best LTE antenna configuration. I don’t remember another project I worked on that took so much time and effort to gather data. We use the Internet all of the time while on board, and I want it to be reliable, fast, and easy to use no matter where we are. The search for a good antenna system led to some surprising choices.
The goal was to find a setup that allowed for the following:
- In good signal areas, provide high bandwidth and low latency allowing for multiple streaming devices and normal network operations
- Leverage diversity antenna configuration on Peplink for more bandwidth and LTE-A features
- In poor signal areas, improve the signal to allow for basic network operations – WiFi cell phone calling, sending emails, etc.
Why do I want to do this? Well, there are a few reasons:
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