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  • Ofcom Licensing
    March 18, 2024 Kelly Bell

    Ofcom Licensing

    The majority of spectrum utilised by Fixed Wireless devices is licence exempt, however, there are some frequency ranges that require you to purchase a licence from Ofcom in order to operate devices that transmit in those frequencies.
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  • Choosing The Right Antenna
    March 12, 2024 Kelly Bell

    Choosing The Right Antenna

    When connecting external antennas to access points, consider your specific needs. The best antenna choice, signal range coverage, and local effectiveness depend on your situation. Which antenna is best for you?
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  • What is a Wireless Network?
    March 12, 2024 Kelly Bell

    What is a Wireless Network?

    A wireless network is a system that connects two or more computers without using physical cables. It offers convenience and cost savings compared to laying cables, which can be expensive. While wireless solutions are ideal for certain scenarios, they may not be suitable for all cases.

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  • Computer Networks and ‘IP addresses’
    March 11, 2024 Kelly Bell

    Computer Networks and ‘IP addresses’

    If you know what an IP address is, what form it takes and why it must be a unique number, skip this section completely. This section applies to PCs on a network – i.e. any PC that talks to another...

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  • RF Wireless Cables
    March 5, 2024 Kelly Bell

    RF Wireless Cables

    Choosing the Right Antenna Cable: When selecting a cable for your antenna, follow these best practices to optimise performance.
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  • Spectrum and Licensing
    February 6, 2024 Kelly Bell

    Spectrum and Licensing

    A number of different frequency ranges are available to utilise by those looking to offer Fixed Wireless connectivity within the UK. The sections below provide information on those frequencies most commonly utilised by MS Dist's customers.
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  • Getting a WiFi Link
    January 1, 2024 Kelly Bell

    Getting a WiFi Link

    Discovering whether you can establish a WiFi link over a specific distance involves more than just technical calculations.While wireless behaviour can be mysterious, a blend of science and practical testing helps determine the likelihood of success.  Explore the possibilities and find out for yourself.
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