Jim Palmer

WN Podcast 020 – Airport WiFi Design with Jim Palmer – Part 2

Welcome to our new WiFi Ninjas Podcast episode! This is a continuation to an extremely interesting discussion about WiFi Airport Design with the best WiFi Airport Ninja in the world – Jim Palmer!

We’re discussing rate limiting effects on the network, security, authentication and more!

As mentioned on the show, here is the link for Jim’s cool video about rate limiting, that really is eyes opening! 🙂

Thanks for listening and enjoy! And comment. And shout if you like it or don’t like it or if you’d like us to talk about anything specific in future episodes!

With tons of love x,

WiFi Ninjas

WN Podcast 019 – Airport WiFi Design with Jim Palmer – Part 1

Welcome to our new WiFi Ninjas Podcast episode! Today we kick off a very interesting discussion around WiFi Airport Design with probably the best WiFi Airport specialist in the world – Jim Palmer!

  • A bit about Jim
    • CWNE #304
    • Ekahau Master 31
    • Runs a very busy American Airport
  • Wireless Physical Design
    • APs / Antennas Placement and types
    • RF considerations
  • Wireless Configuration
    • High Density approach
    • Roaming approach
  • Apps
    • Apps used by clients
    • Apps used by stuff
  • Project Lifecycle
    • Project Management of this thing
    • Predictive, pre-deployment and post deployment surveys etc.
    • Liasing with contractors and 3rd parties
    • Additional Testing?
  • LAN & WAN
    • Internet pipe
    • LAN structure
    • Throughput concerns
    • Cabling
    • Bottlenecks
  • Security
    • Onboarding
    • Auth
    • What infra used?
    • Encryption
    • Content filtering
    • Additional security features
  • Challenges
    • DFS?
    • Distance to the switch
    • PoE
    • Mounting restrictions
    • Obstructions, metal
    • Other networks, concessions
    • Interferers
  • Ninja Tips
  • Lessons learned

Thanks for listening and enjoy! Shout if you like it or don’t like it or if you’d like us to talk about anything specific in future episodes – we would be delighted to know your thoughts!

With tons of love x,

WiFi Ninjas