31 May 2003
More Mount Soledad work
29 May 2003
Radio and 10-foot antenna installation on Mount Soledad
16 May 2003
Continued Mount Soledad fiber and antenna work
09 May 2003
Trench digging at Mount Soledad - to bury a multi-strand fiber cable that will allow for multiple fiber connections between the HPWREN equipment location and the nearby tower.
06 May 2003
Installation of the first HPWREN licensed link!
25 December 2002
Cuyamaca Mountains and Mount Laguna work
24 December 2002
Cuyamaca Mountains antenna to Mount Woodson with broken connector
22 December 2002
Cuyamaca Mountains radio replacement
18 December 2002
San Diego State University antenna installation
16 December 2002
Antenna assembly at San Diego State University
08 December 2002
Two antennas are delivered for the San Diego State University installation, another for the Mount Laguna <-> Lyons Peak link, and one more for storage.
04 December 2002
Mount Soledad work on San Diego State University antenna
29 November 2002
Maintenance at Mount Laguna and Cuyamaca Mountains backbone nodes
11 October 2002
TDVNet link installation at Mount Laguna Observatory
08 October 2002
HPWREN equipment at the San Diego Supercomputer Center and Mount Woodson to Red Mountain polarization change
28 September 2002
Mount Laguna sensors and broken hard disk on stat.hpwren.ucsd.edu (HPWREN disk used for data collection, located at the San Diego Supercomputer Center)
06 September 2002
San Diego State University/UC San Diego sensor installation begins atop the Laguna Mountains.
03 September 2002
Mount Laguna sensor site survey and TDVNet-related Mount Laguna Observatory visit
22 August 2002
Site visit to Mount Laguna for sensor preparation as well as results from the nearby Pines Fire
27 June 2002
Stephenson Peak to Mount Laguna transition continues.
19 June 2002
Stephenson Peak -> Mount Laguna transition and Mount Laguna Fire
29 May 2002
Installation atop Mount Laguna continues.
27 May 2002
Installation atop Mount Laguna begins.
20 April 2002
Two HPWREN links will soon be moved from Stephenson Peak to Mount Laguna.
24 January 2002
Installation of a performance measurement computer at Pala, installation of the 8' antenna at Red Mountain for the Toro Peak link, and connection of the Red Mountain to Cluster 1 antenna
21 January 2002
The HPWREN team examines the charge controllers on TDVNet Cluster 1 relay. A deployment site for an earthquake sensor was also examined. The antennas atop Cuyamaca Mountains were also examined, as they are the same brand that collapsed on Stephenson Peak.
25 December 2001
Additional repair work (e.g., antenna alignment) on the Stephenson Peak installation
22 December 2001
The Cuyamaca Mountains and Stephenson Peak antennas are examined after the link becomes unstable. It is discovered that the Stephenson Peak antenna was disintegrating.
24 August 2001
The Mount Soledad antenna is mounted in preparation for the UC San Diego to Red Mountain link!
14 August 2001
Three antennas were installed on the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CDF) tower at Red Mountain, in anticipation of the connection to the Santa Margarita Ecological Reserve (SMER). A four-foot antenna now points to SMER, an eight-foot antenna points to UC San Diego (via Mount Soledad), and a three-foot 2.4GHz antenna will connect to a relay on tribal land.
13 August 2001
The HPWREN team prepares for the installation of a six-foot antenna atop Mount Soledad. The antenna, which will connect Mount Soledad to UC San Diego, serves as one leg of the Santa Margarita Ecological Reserve connectivity.
20 July 2001
Tower installation work begins at the Santa Margarita Ecological Reserve.
13 July 2001
8-foot antenna installation on Mount Soledad for the Red Mountain link
06 July 2001
The 8-foot Mount Soledad antenna is delivered to the UC San Diego's Telecommunications site, which is located outside of a Scripps Institution of Oceanography building. The antenna will provide connectivity from Mount Soledad to Red Mountain.
03 July 2001
A site survey (tower, vault, etc) is conducted at Red Mountain upon delivery of the 8-foot antenna. This is the final step before installing the antenna, which will provide a high speed connection for the Santa Margarita Ecological Reserve.
16 June 2001
Realignment of the Cuyamaca Mountains->Mount Woodson antenna (at Cuyamaca Mountains) due to an interference problem and investigation of a deployment site for the Hewlett Packard Tribal Digital Village program within the San Pasqual Native American reservation
19 May 2001
Continued tower work at Cuyamaca Mountains for the Palomar Observatory connection
12 May 2001
Tower work at Cuyamaca Mountains for the Palomar Observatory connection
09 May 2001
After the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) antenna facelift is completed with the help of several SDSC staff members, the HPWREN team works with UC San Diego's Telecommunications for wireless connectivity at CENIC. The CENIC conference connection provides a temporary two-day link from SDSC to Mount Soledad to Paradise Point, which is the location of this year's conference.
08 May 2001
The HPWREN team removes radome from San Diego Supercomputer Center antenna in preparation for permanent facelift.
19 April 2001
Busy Day! HPWREN raises the Mount Woodson tower camera for a better view (a rattlesnake is discovered along the way!), the project is featured in a Nuts and Volts article, AND Hans-Werner welcomes two baby geese to his Ramona farm.
30 January 2001
The HPWREN antenna atop San Diego Supercomputer Center adds a little "red" for the quickly approaching Valentine's Day.
03 January 2001
Additional work at Mount Woodson site and installation of 6' segment in preparation for the final link at the La Jolla relay site on Palomar Mountain
22 December 2000
Installation of the antenna for the La Jolla Native American
reservation at Mount Woodson
16 December 2000
The HPWREN antenna atop San Diego Supercomputer Center dons a Rudolph nose for the holiday season.
28-30 November 2000
Mount Woodson high-speed backbone installation continues.
27 November 2000
Preparation of the two eight-foot antennas for Mount Woodson commenced.
22 November 2000
The San Diego Supercomputer Center antenna provides the center with a real face-lift.
20 November 2000
Installation of Cuyamaca Mountains antennas pointing to Mount Woodson and Stephenson Peak
17 November 2000
Installation of San Diego Supercomputer Center eight-foot antenna, which points toward Mount Woodson microwave tower installations that serve as a relay to Cuyamaca Mountains
13 November 2000
Continuation of Backbone Installation at Mount Laguna Observatory and Stephenson Peak
09 November 2000
Deployment of the Mount Laguna Observatory and Stephenson Peak backbone begins.
27 September 2000
Equipment for the high performance backbone starts to arrive at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
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