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Antenna Solutions Blog: Expert Tips on Antennas, Cables, Mounts & Accessories

Expert advice on antenna solutions and IoT technical information: Your go-to resource for everything antennas, cables, mounts, and accessories. Get the latest updates, troubleshooting tips, and innovative techniques to enhance your signal strength and connectivity

Antenna Cable Installation, Management and Labeling: Best Practices

George Hardesty May 14th, 2024 6 minute read Antenna Cables

Installing and Routing Antenna Cables By following these guidelines, you can ensure a tidy and efficient  antenna cable installation that maintains the... more »

IoT Wireless Protocol Selection and Frequency Band Characteristics

George Hardesty May 14th, 2024 9 minute read IoT - Internet of Things | Wireless Frequencies

The Frequency Bands of IoT Wireless IoT (Internet of Things) is a growing network of objects, devices and machines each able to communicate with the... more »

Jacks of Wireless Cards

George Hardesty May 14th, 2024 1 minute read

mini-PCI wireless cards have either MMCX, U.FL, or MHF4.   MHF4 is new and is the smallest RF connector. MMCX connectors provide a... more »

Wireless Bridges for Long Range Links: Point to point & multipoint

George Hardesty May 14th, 2024 6 minute read Long-Range Outdoor Wireless

WiFi Bridges applications Long-distance point to point links: Ubiquiti offers several types of bridges that are excellent options: The PowerBeam series is... more »

How to Write Your First Blog Post with DropInBlog

How to Write Your First Blog Post with DropInBlog

May 12th, 2024 3 minute read Tips

Congratulations! You're ready to write your first blog post with DropInBlog! If you've come this far, you've already done a few things: You already know about the... more »

Corrosion Resistance for Antennas, Antenna Cables and Connectors: Salt Spray Test

George Hardesty May 11th, 2024 3 minute read Antenna Cables | Antennas

The salt spray test, also known as a salt fog test, is a standardized method used extensively in the industry to evaluate the corrosion resistance of... more »

Capacitance of Antenna Cable Coax Types: Lower value indicates better signal integrity

George Hardesty May 4th, 2024 4 minute read Antenna Cables | LMR-100 | LMR-200

Capacitance values for various types of coax types These are typical values for the capacitance per foot or per meter of these coaxial cables used in... more »

Wi-Fi & LTE Antenna Installations: How To Choose the Best Coaxial Cable

George Hardesty April 2nd, 2024 5 minute read Antenna Cables

Choosing the best antenna cable coax for an outdoor Wi-Fi antenna installation involves considering several factors to ensure good signal quality, overall... more »

LTE-M Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) NB-IoT Wireless Technology

George Hardesty December 27th, 2023 3 minute read IoT - Internet of Things

LTE-m Low Power WAN Technology for IoT LTE-M, short for Long-Term Evolution for Machines, is a type of low power wide area network (LPWAN) technology... more »

WiFi Network Standards Compared: 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6E, 802.11ac

George Hardesty December 8th, 2023 9 minute read WiFi 802.11 Standards | Wireless Frequencies

WiFi 6 & 6E Compared to 802.11ac & 802.11n Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) uses the 5.8 GHz and 2.4GHz bands  WiFi 6E is the latest WiFi standard and... more »