What Does PoCv11 Mean For Me?

Short ver­sion: Use a low gain anten­na, report your loca­tion and anten­na gain accu­rate­ly, and PoCv11 will have more or less no effect on you. Super short ver­sion: Don’t wor­ry. PoCv11 is designed to help the Net­work more accu­rate­ly assess loca­tion from radio fre­quen­cy strength sig­nals and to keep Hotspots in RF reg­u­la­to­ry com­pli­ance. It cleans up …

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How Do You Find The Best Site For Your Hotspot?

Well, the race is offi­cial­ly on. With at least two unof­fi­cial halv­ings com­ing in the near future, it’s pret­ty darn impor­tant right now to: A) Get your Heli­um hotspot up and earn­ing and  B) Secure the best spot you pos­si­bly can. In the case below, this hotspot is on pri­vate prop­er­ty with an incred­i­ble view of both my …

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How To Set Up a RUT 240 for an Off Grid Helium Hotspot — Prepare for Challenge!

With a gen­er­ous assist from the folks over at HNTen­na, here’s a step by step method for set­ting up your RUT 240 (the cell modem that allows an off grid Heli­um Hotspot to con­nect to the inter­net.) I’ll start by say­ing that off grid set ups are not for the faint of heart, the easily …

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Can I Get A Witness?

Hav­ing trou­ble under­stand­ing why your hotspot isn’t get­ting a Wit­ness? Are you see­ing mes­sages about being above or below the bounds of an RSSI met­ric? Let’s dig in! We’ll start with this, the infa­mous PoC V10 SNR lim­its graph­ic: I’ll explain the X and Y axis in a bit, but at first glace it’s pret­ty basic.  Green …

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