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Hey everyone

anyone out there with WiMax that wants to post some scores and some pictures of their antenas?

i have been reading some about it.

It can achieve speeds up to 270Mbps, over a distance of 30miles (48.9Km).

hard to believe, well it has to be on Line Of Sight (LOS) and has to be sunny, but still 270Mbps mannnn

It is expected however that Wi-Fi

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I think that it is still in testing at this point... If it is available it would be in a limited market where line of site would be available.. like county communities where other land based options would not be practical for the company to invest in.

here is a pic of a dude and his antenna.. it is on the top of a silo.. so line of site is important!!! http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2004-07-14-wireless_x.htm

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falco thanks for sharing

this sounds like a microwave signal guys doesnt it?

and yes it kicks ass compared to dial up

well i have cable and i live in a residential area in the UK and because i cant aforad more i get 750down and 128up

so u have more then me and live in the rural area

nice picture also

maybe one day when u about u can take a picture of the master receiver 15miles away

:)

post a speed test btw

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falco thanks for sharing

this sounds like a microwave signal guys doesnt it?

and yes it kicks ass compared to dial up

well i have cable and i live in a residential area in the UK and because i cant aforad more i get 750down and 128up

so u have more then me and live in the rural area

nice picture also

maybe one day when u about u can take a picture of the master receiver 15miles away

:)

post a speed test btw

Here's a speed test for peak hours in the day.

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 862 Kbps about 0.9 Mbps (tested with 2992 KB)

Download Speed is:: 105 KB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Test Time:: Tue Feb 8 12:33:56 MST 2005

Bottom Line:: 15X faster than 56K 1MB download in 9.75 sec

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/id-4CJ2UOED1

Here's my upload.

:::.. Upload Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 428 Kbps about 0.4 Mbps (tested with 1013 KB)

Upload Speed is:: 52 KB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Test Time:: Tue Feb 8 12:36:06 MST 2005

Bottom Line:: 8X faster than 56K 1MB upload in 19.69 sec

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/id-XF6ICZ4ST

I can get around 550 Kbps early in the morning or late at night.

falco :)

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