AIR-ANT2506 ... Can it be mounted up-side-down?

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Mar 26th, 2008
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Hi,


Just wondering if I'd lose any signal strength if I was to mount the AIR-ANT2506 in the up-side-down position.


The reason I want to do this is that currently we have an AIR-ANT2506 mounted to the side of an outdoor enclosure, where it sits raised above the enclosure. But I feel that the enclosure is mounted a bit too high, so I thought about mounting the antenna in the 'hanging' position from the enclosure to lower the position of the antenna.


Can the AIR-ANT2506 be mounted in this way without any consequence?

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Rob Huffman Wed, 03/26/2008 - 16:24
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Hi David,


The 2506 can be mounted in an inverted position but you do run the risk of it filling up with water if exposed to moisture;


http://forum.cisco.com/eforum/servlet/NetProf?page=netprof&forum=Wireless%20-%20Mobility&topic=General&CommCmd=MB%3Fcmd%3Ddisplay_location%26location%3D.2cbfde67


Hope this helps!

Rob

JolietJake Wed, 03/26/2008 - 17:14
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Thanks Rob,


I think I'll try getting the AP enclosure lowered rather than mount the antenna inverted.

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