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roof [2018-05-26 09:57]
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 ====== Block-B Roof ====== ====== Block-B Roof ======
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 +===== Current Status =====
  
 External: External:
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   * HF Multiband Dipole   * HF Multiband Dipole
  
-Internal:+Internal ​(near external door):
  
   * "​sdr"​ PC with two RTL-SDR receivers (one with HF converter)   * "​sdr"​ PC with two RTL-SDR receivers (one with HF converter)
-  * "​aprspi"​ Raspberry Pi with RTL-SDR receiver+  * <del>"​aprspi"​ Raspberry Pi with RTL-SDR receiver</​del>​
   * OptiPlex 755 PC and SDRplay receiver   * OptiPlex 755 PC and SDRplay receiver
   * FlightRadar24 receiver unit with GPS antenna   * FlightRadar24 receiver unit with GPS antenna
   * LoRaWAN gateway and antenna (Al)   * LoRaWAN gateway and antenna (Al)
-  * TL-WR703N access point 
   * 8-port network switch   * 8-port network switch
 +
 +Internal (central shelf unit):
 +
 +  * "​switch-roof-b"​ 24-port network switch
 +  * "​ap-roof"​ Mikrotik 941-2nd access point
  
 Cable links: Cable links:
  
-  * Cat 5 network cable to G11 +  * 2x Cat 5 network cable to G11 
-  * Coax RF cable to G1+  * 2x Coax RF cable to G1
   * Various Coax to external antennas   * Various Coax to external antennas
  
-{{ :​techcube_roof_access_permit_form.docx |}}+===== Accessing the external roof ===== 
 + 
 +Summerhall must be contacted before any Hacklab activity is carried out on the roof (not including the plant room). This is to avoid causing alarm to security personnel. 
 + 
 +Weekdays before 18:00: email the list of contacts below, before going onto the roof. 
 + 
 +At other times: email the list of contacts below, and **also speak to the reception desk or contact the duty manager or security by radio**. 
 + 
 +[email protected],​ [email protected],​ [email protected],​ [email protected] 
 +[[[email protected],​[email protected],​[email protected],​[email protected]?​subject=Hacklab access to Block B roof|mailto]] 
 + 
 +This is the process agreed between Al and Antonia on 28th May 2018. 
 + 
 +Other Rules: 
 + 
 +  * Don't go on the roof in bad weather. 
 +  * Don't work alone. 
 +  * Stay away from the bees, especially during warm daylight hours. 
 + 
 +<del>{{ :​techcube_roof_access_permit_form.docx |}}</​del>​ 
 + 
 +===== Plans - what it should look like ===== 
 + 
 +Inside: 
 + 
 +  * shelf rack in central part of plant room 
 + 
 +Outside: 
 + 
 +  * good antenna mast on stair 1 (near) 
 +  * good antenna mast on stair 2 (far) 
 +  * some kind of mounting on side of plant room (on other side of wall from shelf unit) 
 +  * satellite-tracking mount (SatNOGS) 
 +  * weather station 
 + 
 +Antennas: 
 + 
 +  * HF horizontal dipole along length of roof, center point on stair 2 mast 
 +  * Dual-band co-linear stick antenna on one of the masts 
 +  * Flightradar24 stick antenna 
 +  * LoraWAN/​TTN 
 +  * HF magnetic loop 
roof.txt · Last modified: 2018-06-30 23:23 by tim