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Concrete Drilling

Tips Drilling through solid cement walls really sucks. We should probably get contractors to d...

MikroTik Netinstall Recovery

How to resurrect a bootlooping OmniTIK with netinstall Symptoms OmniTIK boots up but continuall...

Crimping

Here are some helpful videos on crimping. Like nearly everyone we use the T-568B standard Video ...

DIY Install Overview

For a DIY ("do it yourself") install we recommend joining our Slack group where you can chat with...

Equipment

To connect to NYC Mesh, you will need to install wireless networking equipment on a rooftop or ou...

Etiquette

for volunteer installers As a volunteer installer, you are the public face of NYCMesh! Courtesy, ...

Fiber install guidelines

In order to avoid problems with fiber install quality, the following guidelines should be followe...

Fiber Safety

1. Intro 1.1 Description Although fiber is a relatively safe material to work with, there are s...

Fiber Splicing Tutorial

1. Intro These instructions assume only the required tools are used, and minimal precautions tak...

Fiber to the Apartment

The first step is to screw the ONT into the wall in a convenient place using drywall achors. The ...

Linknyc

There are currently ongoing discussions with LinkNYC with the goal of having a deeper and more pe...

Post Install (New Member Form)

This is a template form to print and leave with members with their WiFi information, install/node...

Network Number

This page works best in incognito/private window mode! Enter the Install Number* below to get th...

Nyc Mesh Fiber Background And Splicing Guide

NYC Mesh Fiber Background and Splicing Guide ‚Äč These are notes collected by @JohnB from the fibe...

Omnitik Power Problems

Alignment and wind We've had many antennas lose alignment in the wind. There's a few simple thing...

Taking Panorama Photos

A direct line of sight to a Supernode or hub node is required to connect to NYC Mesh. To help t...

Query

This page works best in incognito/private window mode! This is for installers to query our instal...

Safety

Growing the mesh is important, but so is staying safe to install more nodes. These are general sa...

Surveys

title: "Site surveys" Site surveys for large buildings help us determine if wireless connection ...

Typical Install Diagram (Omni & Litebeam)

The purpose of this diagram is to give a technical overview of the typical LiteBeam + Omnitik5ac ...

Typical Install Diagram (Omni-only)

The purpose of this diagram is to give a technical overview of an Omnitik5ac-only install. This t...

Typical Installs

Please read our FAQ if you haven't already. The intention of this page is not to be technical but...

Siklu Alignment

Alignment Process Under Construction Link Budget Calculator The Siklu Link Budget Calculator p...

Unistrut mounting

STRUT CHANNEL.pdf

Non-Penetrating Roof Mounts/Stands

EZ NP-72-200 (Amazon): Model: EZ NP-72-200 Manufacturer: Easy-Up Link: Amazon...

Window Drilling Guide

All of our installs usually require getting a cable from the outside to the inside of a building ...

Ubiquiti Unifi AP Adoption Guide (WORK IN PROGRESS)

Introduction (Why we need to do this): Ubiquiti WiFi access points need a controller (Unifi) to ...