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xrayman

join:2008-12-09
Kansas City
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reply to xrayman

Re: Post Your 2012 Clear Speed Test Results

WiMAX RSSI: -70 dBm
WiMAX CINR: 22 dB
5.5 miles from tower
External grid antenna
Test at 9:42 AM local time.



skeechan
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iansltx

join:2007-02-19
Austin, TX
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·Verizon Online DSL
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reply to xrayman

Ran a ton of speedtests with ~1.5 Mbps up and download speeds varying between 6 and 10 Mbps, depending on the minute, trending upwards as it got later, on my new Clear Spot Voyager. latencies was 80-100ms. Speeds were clustered around 7.5 Mbps. CNR was in the high 20s/low 30s. And yes, I was pretty much right next to the tower (1000 feet for some tests, much less for others), in NW Austin.

I'm guessing backhaul is the limiting factor here? or does the Voyager max out at lower speeds than the home modems, even under ideal signal conditions? And by ideal, I mean that transmit power was often less than 1 dBm.


ivman

join:2010-08-15
Shortsville, NY
reply to xrayman

WiMAX RSSI: -73 dBm
WiMAX CINR: 23 dB
5.3 miles from tower
9:55AM local time



iansltx

join:2007-02-19
Austin, TX
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reply to xrayman



1000 feet from the tower, connected via Ethernet to a Clear Hub Express. Another tower nearby had me hitting 17.5 Mbps or so, also from ~1000 feet away. RSSI is -50 right now. CNR is 38. If you're looking for ideal conditions, this is it.



xrayman

join:2008-12-09
Kansas City
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Clear looking good today
WiMAX RSSI: -70 dBm
WiMAX CINR: 22 dB
5.5 miles from tower
External grid antenna
Test at 8:01 AM local time.



Test two a little later.


ivman

join:2010-08-15
Shortsville, NY

WiMAX RSSI: -70 dBm
WiMAX CINR: 25 dB
5.3 miles from tower
9:55AM local time




xrayman

join:2008-12-09
Kansas City
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reply to xrayman

WiMAX RSSI: -71 dBm
WiMAX CINR: 22 dB
5.5 miles from tower
External grid antenna
Test at 10:19 AM local time.



WiFiguru
To infinity... and beyond
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join:2005-06-21
Irvine, CA
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reply to xrayman

Picked up a Clear Hub tonight due to my new place not being able to get DSL quicker than 1Mbps, and for Time Warner Business class being too expensive.

Clear showed that I had ZERO coverage here, but I knew that I was only 1/2 mile in between TWO Clear towers, and that I was higher (in elevation) than one of the towers.

Here is my speedtest, and I have to say -- I am VERY satisfied for only $50/month.




WiMAX RSSI: -67
WiMAX CINR: 27

EDIT, as of posting this, I moved my modem, with the side of it facing towards the tower.

My RSSI went to -60, with a CINR of 32

This is what I tested at -- not bad!:


WiFiguru
To infinity... and beyond
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join:2005-06-21
Irvine, CA
reply to xrayman

Saturday night is rockin'



WiFiguru
To infinity... and beyond
Premium
join:2005-06-21
Irvine, CA
reply to xrayman

Sunday night even better:


RSSI: 56
CINR: 34


nickn

join:2012-09-19
Chicago, IL
reply to xrayman

Here are a bunch of Clearwire WiMAX tests taken around the Chicagoland area on a Virgin Mobile EVO 3D.

ivman

join:2010-08-15
Shortsville, NY
reply to xrayman

WiMAX RSSI: -69 dBm
WiMAX CINR: 25 dB
5.3 miles from tower
11:30 PM local time



kalavani

join:2012-09-05
639120
reply to xrayman

My speed test result was

Upload speed=== 3.8 mbps
Download speed= 1.01 mbps

I tested at ScanMySpeed.com


ivman

join:2010-08-15
Shortsville, NY

WiMAX RSSI: -69 dBm
WiMAX CINR: 26 dB
5.3 miles from tower
11:50AM local time
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Never heard of the site scanmyspeed. I tested there and got the following;
Down ==> 20.24
Up ====> 2.76
I kinda doubt those numbers, but it would be nice...


xrayman

join:2008-12-09
Kansas City
kudos:1
reply to xrayman

At last a good day for Clear, for many days I got sub 5meg downloads and sub 1meg uploads.

WiMAX RSSI: -69 dBm
WiMAX CINR: 21 dB
5.5 miles from tower
External grid antenna
Test at 3:49 PM local time




whfsdude
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Washington, DC
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reply to xrayman

Did a speed test on my data stick today while I was having lunch/working outside. Pretty sure I was less than a block away from the cell site.

CINR: 31
RSSI: -55
TX: 0
BSSID: 00:00:02:02:01:14


ivman

join:2010-08-15
Shortsville, NY
reply to xrayman

WiMAX RSSI: -68 dBm
WiMAX CINR: 27 dB
5.3 miles from tower
8:03 PM local time



patt2k

join:2009-01-16
kudos:1
reply to xrayman

guys I just got clearwire today and speeds barely go over 1 mpbs , for my needs 2 mbps is minimum , I got the clearhub how can I improve those speeds?

I am in Queens , NY



WestPhillyCS

@clearwire-wmx.net
reply to xrayman

I am in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia. Between 2 towers and I am seeing speeds get progressively worse.

RSSI: -75dBm
CINR: 19dB

down: 0.19Mbps
up: 1.03 Mbps



xrayman

join:2008-12-09
Kansas City
kudos:1
reply to xrayman

WiMAX RSSI: -67 dBm
WiMAX CINR: 26 dB
5.5 miles from tower
External grid antenna
Test at 9:31 AM local time.




myetech

@clearwire-wmx.net
reply to xrayman

Clear. Questionable busness practicees. OR is that just the way they do business all the time.download speeds 1st 2 days around 3 to 5 MBPs.3rd day down compleatly have to conect via USB (Voyager intermittant conection sometimes under 0.31 MBPS.
I CAN'T LOG INTO My ACCOUNT ADMINISTRATION IS BLOCKED,,, THESE PEOPLE LOOK LIKE THEY SHOULD BE IN JAIL


ivman

join:2010-08-15
Shortsville, NY
reply to xrayman

WiMAX RSSI: -66 dBm
WiMAX CINR: 28 dB
5.3 miles from tower
External grid antenna
Test at 11:06pm local time

Just picked up a galaxy tab 2 and had almost identical results after downloading the speedtest ap. Wont bother posting those results but thought I would mention it.




xrayman

join:2008-12-09
Kansas City
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reply to xrayman

PXU1900 in CradlePoint MBR-1000
WiMAX RSSI: -66 dBm
WiMAX CINR: 27 dB
5.5 miles from tower
External grid antenna
Test at 8:36am local time.
51°F, Light Rain, Wind NW 17 G 28 mph



ivman

join:2010-08-15
Shortsville, NY

WiMAX RSSI: -65 dBm
WiMAX CINR: 29 dB
5.3 miles from tower
Test at 10:35pm local time.
Series M modem.
Netgear Wireless n300 Router
Windy (gusting to 45mph) and rainy.




Skipdawg
The Original
Premium,ExMod 2001-03
join:2001-04-19
Mount Vernon, WA
reply to xrayman

Have not looked in awhile. Still not bad.


ivman

join:2010-08-15
Shortsville, NY
reply to xrayman

WiMAX RSSI: -65 dBm
WiMAX CINR: 30 dB
5.3 miles from tower
Test at 6:45 am local time.
Series M modem.
Netgear Wireless n300 Router




VorlessChaos
Premium
join:2008-11-14
Port Richey, FL
reply to xrayman

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ernliz

join:2001-11-25
Albemarle, NC
reply to xrayman

My opinion: the speed tests on these pages may be quite invalid. Speedtest.net uses a Flash-based speed test indicator while other, more accepted sites such as testmy.net or the better »myspeed.visualware.com/index.php use a much more efficient testing process. My new Time Warner Cable speeds show around 27 Mbps DL on Speedtest.net while showing the true, TWC-advertised 15 Mbps on the two JAVA-based examples above.

Any validity to my comments?

It does however feel good to see those higher speeds posted! But, truth is better than fiction, for the most part.



JimThePCGuy
Formerly known as schja01.
Premium,MVM
join:2000-04-27
Morton Grove, IL

Does TW have the equivalent of Comcast's Speedboost? If yes, then that is what is causing the higher rates.