MikroTik

Mar
03
Recommended Internet Systems & Cellular Plans

Recommended Internet Systems & Cellular Plans

Below are some of the current systems / hardware / plans I recommend. These are constantly changing, so check back often.
37 min read
Jun
25
More router testing and initial results on the OMNI-496

More router testing and initial results on the OMNI-496

I have been testing a lot of different LTE router and antenna combinations this year from Peplink, MikroTik, Teltonika, Poynting and more.
15 min read
May
24
New routers & antennas under test

New routers & antennas under test

There has been a lot going on lately, and I wanted to provide an update on what I am working on and testing. My primary focus has been on internet connectivity aboard which has become even more important with the current world situation.
11 min read
Aug
16
Rendezvous internet setup

Rendezvous internet setup

Having a reliable setup has always been one of my top goals, usually leveraging several technologies. This article covers the tech that I used on my boat.
10 min read
Aug
30
MikroTik Groove step-by-step setup guide

MikroTik Groove step-by-step setup guide

Setting up the MikroTik Groove to boost WiFi on your boat can be daunting. With a few quick steps you can get the Groove up and running quickly on your network.
28 min read
May
28
Modular, cheaper boat internet solution via Netgear and MikroTik

Modular, cheaper boat internet solution via Netgear and MikroTik

I've written a lot about my boat network, and in particular, Peplink products that offer a ton of functionality and features. For the last 6 months, I have been playing with configurations and hardware that cost less, but still provide flexibility and features that more expensive solutions offer.
29 min read
Apr
10
Best LTE antenna and booster for the boat

Best LTE antenna and booster for the boat

For almost two years I have been testing, re-testing, and re-wiring my setup on Grace in an effort to find the best LTE antenna configuration.
17 min read
Jan
28
Grace's redundant Internet setup

Grace's redundant Internet setup

I have spent most of my professional life working on and fixing networks, and always want my personal network to be as reliable, speedy, and full of features as possible. My boats are no exception
15 min read
Jan
04
Marina WiFi is hard

Marina WiFi is hard

Recently I had the chance to spend a few weeks working on a local marina WiFi system. The biggest issue was the perception of the boaters throughout the marina, and the need to invest in equipment to improve the signal within their boats.
7 min read