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TallPaul_S

Regular Member
That's gonna take him a while to dig by hand, poor sod. 🤣
 

The Wee Bear

ULTIMATE Member
I guess they are happy with the test hole already folks. (Hopefully)

Excavation for pole root/cabinets and associated ducting in footway for new 5G telecoms build. 2 way lights, fw closure/diversion, bus stop suspensions (FW diversion overnight)

Scheduled for 25th of October. (y)
 

Bubblesthefish6

ULTIMATE Member
Hope you have more luck with 5G than me and that bloody viaduct!!!!!!!
 

Stageshoot

Pro Member
Well our Pole of Wonder that went in the Ground Late April 2021 finally sprung into life this morning at 9am WooHoo.

Download Speeds (Without optimising Router Position) are about the same as with using the much more distant pole we had before (150 to 300Mbps), But upload Speeds have jumped from 3 to 5Mbps up to 50 to 80Mbps so now much more usable, and a good signal it seems with the router anywhere in the house instead of having to have it perched 8ft up in a bedroom window.. Happy days.

Must be on a different Backhaul as all the old poles picked the nearest test sites as sheffield, new one all pick London!!!

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The Wee Bear

ULTIMATE Member
Well our Pole of Wonder that went in the Ground Late April 2021 finally sprung into life this morning at 9am WooHoo.

Download Speeds (Without optimising Router Position) are about the same as with using the much more distant pole we had before (150 to 300Mbps), But upload Speeds have jumped from 3 to 5Mbps up to 50 to 80Mbps so now much more usable, and a good signal it seems with the router anywhere in the house instead of having to have it perched 8ft up in a bedroom window.. Happy days.

Must be on a different Backhaul as all the old poles picked the nearest test sites as sheffield, new one all pick London!!!

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Woo congratulations Stageshoot, that would do me fine If I get similar results.

I'm only at the early stages at the moment with the real digging to begin on the 25th of October.

They'll get there eventually, hopefully going live in the first few months of next year if it's comparable to your timescale. (y)
 

Stageshoot

Pro Member
Woo congratulations Stageshoot, that would do me fine If I get similar results.

I'm only at the early stages at the moment with the real digging to begin on the 25th of October.

Cheers, just need to fine tune position now, decide if I go for position of router for max speed or max convenience, but averages around 250 up 50 down will keep me very happy

That will do me nicely, Router tucked away hardwired to a repeater to cover the downstairs. Happy Wife as no routers hanging in windows.

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TallPaul_S

Regular Member
Well our Pole of Wonder that went in the Ground Late April 2021 finally sprung into life this morning at 9am WooHoo.

Download Speeds (Without optimising Router Position) are about the same as with using the much more distant pole we had before (150 to 300Mbps), But upload Speeds have jumped from 3 to 5Mbps up to 50 to 80Mbps so now much more usable, and a good signal it seems with the router anywhere in the house instead of having to have it perched 8ft up in a bedroom window.. Happy days.

Must be on a different Backhaul as all the old poles picked the nearest test sites as sheffield, new one all pick London!!!

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How far are you away from the mast? That's a higher 5G RSRP than me and I'm 2.4km away from mine!

But your upload speeds would suggest you're fairly close to the mast.
 

Stageshoot

Pro Member
How far are you away from the mast? That's a higher 5G RSRP than me and I'm 2.4km away from mine!

But your upload speeds would suggest you're fairly close to the mast.

Only 500m but the problem is the row of houses marked with a red line blocking LOS, Happy with the speeds at mo, if I get issues can move router to loft which may just breach the LOS block

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But its not messing speeds too much

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TallPaul_S

Regular Member
Very nice, bodes well for my new mast at just over 300m away, with direct LOS (bar a fence and maybe a single tree!)
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This is the mast as seen from an upstairs window:
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Hoping for 350mbps + given that I can get 300+ upstairs in the current location connected to a mast 2.4km away!!
 
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