Field Day Wireless Network Should Have Autonegotiation Turned Off

Here is a network tip to make your wireless 802.11 Field Day network more robust.

Field Day 802.11 Wireless Network

This is a reprint of an article posted on CosJWT.com. More than ever the ideas of using 802.11 WAN network gear for Field Day makes good sense.


It took two years, but we finally managed a super reliable wireless network for our ARRL Field Day operations.

This year we will be at the same location and plan to accommodate up to five HF stations plus GOTA, VHF and, hopefully, some kind of Satellite station. Also a natural power station is planned, but will be co-located with an existing station.

The layout within the 300 meter circle will be close to what is shown in this picture…

Field Day 2009 Facility Layout
Field Day Facility Layout

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APC UPS Compatible with Honda EU2000

During our Field Day 2008, we experimented with many power options. Since it is a well known fact many UPS devices are not compatible with the power generated by certain generators, we will report the combinations that work.

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