We replaced 4 ePMP 1000 sectors on tuesday with the new ePMP2000 sectors with the smart antennas . We are noticing that one of the sectors that has about 24 SMs connected and is randoming booting the same 8 SMs, the other 3 sectors aren't dropping as much but some. All the SMs are upgraded to 3.0 firmware, and they all have great signals, the worst signal on that sector being a -66. Is anyone else seeing this issue, and if so have you figured out a solution. I know its not a channel issue because we are running the sectors on 5.1 ghz channels , which ridiculously clean in that area.
Also, can you give a little information on your AP config?
We're using a 2000 w/BSA with around 33 SM's. We're using 20MHz ch width in 5.8, 2.5ms frame size, and a 75/25 downlink/uplink ratio. We're not using back to back frequency reuse, however we do have GPS sync turned on.
Although it is recomended for the AP and its SMs to be running the same sw version, to achieve full compatibility of feature set, you will be able to have your SMs running 2.6.2 register and work with an ePMP2000 running sw version 3.0.