26 March 2010
24 March 2010
To my surprise my internet is working this morning at 5:30am. I've had no internet connection since Thursday last week. Thanks to the GSM mobile people whom are here on the island doing testing and in the process ...... blocking internet to all users north of the NDB bank and Telecom NIUE. Apparently they put up a machine at Telecom NIUE with the signal beamed at the Makapu tower using the same frequency as IUSN is using. No notification whatsoever - how rude!! They even deny that their machine is blocking internet for some people.... and yesterday even turn off the radio to parts of NIUE without letting the general public and BCN know. Anyway, I hope this will be sorted out today!!"
To: All Users
Re: Wifi Interference
IUS-N has learned only recently that technical consultants have been on the island for the past two weeks and have been testing a wireless GSM phone system which may have been interrupting your ability to connect with IUS-N's WiFi services over the past few days, in particular, in the Alofi North area. We have learned they will continue to do those tests, sporadically, with no warning, today and possibly in the future.
IUS-N is not able to control the timing of the consultants' tests, nor are the consultants informing IUS-N of the dates or times of these tests.
This email is our warning to users that you likely can expect more unannounced WiFi interference in the Alofi North area today, and possibly in the future, without warning.
This interference may cause connection problems from your location.
If you do experience any problems connecting, or you have in the past few days, please email email@example.com with detailed information, to help us keep track of these events.
Technical Manager, IUSN
22 March 2010
- The antenna was at an odd angle because of hardware problems.
- IUSN's 900 MHz network was interfering with us and limiting our range.
- Something (probably IUSN) was interfering with our 5 GHz link to the tower.
- Tim's analog gateway box was still in New Zealand.
18 March 2010
16 March 2010
14 March 2010
- Establish an IP link between Sekena and the Telecom switch room.
- Set up an Asterisk box in the switch room.
- Strip the equipment rack and set up our power supply.
- Put the antenna mounting hardware in place on the TV tower.