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Old 02-11-2013, 07:50   #1
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Mounting a Bullet

With my mast currently down I'm thinking of mounting a ubiquiti bullet. How are people physically mounting these on their (sailboat) masts? I have a transverse steel bar underneath the mounting for my anchor/tricolour light which has VHF aerials on either end. I considered that some kind of mount on/through that half way between mast and end might be an option, but the wifi aerial is rather thicker than a VHF and I don't want to obscure the masthead light in any way. I'd mount it further down on the mast but presumably that would leave me unable to connect to access points that were on the other side of the mast. Part of my problem is that I haven't seen one of these in the flesh: Only available mail order in my neck of the woods.
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Old 02-11-2013, 07:57   #2
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Re: Mounting a Bullet

Brilliant question, been wondering this myself. Ideally I would like to mount one on the spreader but the top and bottom surfaces are curved, so something like a standard antenna base isn't going to work.

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Re: Mounting a Bullet

Island time sells a bracket: Marine WiFi Systems
and has some install discussions:

Flying Pig WiFi
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