Changes between Version 34 and Version 35 of Gec7ClusterEAgenda


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    2626 [http://groups.geni.net/geni/attachment/wiki/Gec7ClusterEAgenda/2010-03-16%20GEC7%20WiMAX.ppt  Update on WiMAX Base Station and WiMAX Client Platform Kits] [[BR]]
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    28  Inclusion and choice of GPS antenna, for timing to base station  [[BR]]
    29    Candidate is [http://www.antenna.com/apg_products.cgi?id_num=11092  PCTel GPS-TMG-SP-40NGPS]  timing reference antenna, with integrated lightning protection  [[BR]]
     28  Ivan on 3/1:  Cables from roof to equipment room include:  dual fiber;  power;  GPS receiver coax;  within 1" dimaeter.  [[BR]]
     29 
     30 Ivan:  Inclusion and choice of GPS antenna, for timing to base station  [[BR]]
     31 Candidate is [http://www.antenna.com/apg_products.cgi?id_num=11092  PCTel GPS-TMG-SP-40NGPS]  timing reference antenna, with integrated lightning protection  [[BR]]
     32 TASK:  Pick antenna with appropriate gain, and coax cable with appropriate attenuation.  [[BR]]
     33 
     34 Ivan on 3/16:  One server uses kvm virtualization.    [[BR]]
     35 Use VLAN tags to identify flows between servers.    [[BR]]
     36 Expect to use Best Effort (BE) queue on WiMAX base station, so that can individually control flows in ASN GW.  [[BR]]
     37 Giovanni:  Prefers zen for virtualization, since lightweight.  [[BR]]
     38 Max:  Likes kvm virtualization, since easy to setup.  [[BR]]
     39 
     40 Ivan on 3/16:  NEC antenna in kit is 120 degree antenna, intended to cover one sector.  [[BR]]
     41 If campus prefers 306 degree, omni-direcitonal antenna, needs to purchase separetely.  [[BR]]
     42 NOTE:  Preference for each campus shown below.  [[BR]]
     43 TASK:  Provide spec for mni-direcitonal antenna  [[BR]]
     44 
     45 Ivan on 3/16:  Showed clients:  [[BR]]
     46 Intel 5130/5150 WiMAX modules, see http://www.intel.com/network/connectivity/products/wireless/wimax/wifi/index.htm   [[BR]]
     47 USB dongles  [[BR]]
     48 Samsung netbook  [[BR]]
     49 Samsung handset  [[BR]]
     50 
     51 Max on 3/16:  Android handset has a virtualized micro kernel  [[BR]]
    3052       
    31531:30pm, Harry Mussman, and all: [[BR]]
    32  [http://groups.geni.net/geni/wiki/WiMAXInteg/CampusInstallation#a8.21CampusDeploymentPlan  Status] and plans of all seven GENI WiMAX meso-scale campus deployment projects:[[BR]]
    33                
    34  Columbia University (1770)     PI: Henning Schulzrinne [[BR]]
    35                        
    36  Polytechnic Institute of NYU (1751)    PI: Thanasis Korakis [[BR]]
    37                
    38  UCLA (1797)    PI: Mario Gerla, Giovanni Pau [[BR]]
    39                
    40  Wisconsin (1724)       PI: Suman Banerjee [[BR]]
    41                
    42  UMass Amherst (1731)   PI:  Mark Corner, Brian Lynn, Thijs deVries [[BR]]
    43        
    44  Univ. of Colorado, Boulder: (1768) PI: Dirk Grunwald  [[BR]]
    45                                
    46  BBN Technologies, Cambridge MA  Harry Mussman, Tony Michel      [[BR]]
    47                
    48  Stanford Univ  (status?)  [[BR]]
     54 Status and plans of all seven GENI WiMAX meso-scale campus deployment projects:[[BR]]
     55 Included below are notes from 3/1 call, 3/16 meeting, and some recent calls or emails.  [[BR]]
     56 Information in [http://groups.geni.net/geni/wiki/WiMAXInteg/CampusInstallation#a8.21CampusDeploymentPlan  Status] is now updated.  [[BR]]
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    51 11:15am         Status and plans of all seven GENI WiMAX meso-scale campus deployment projects:[[BR]]
    5258 Columbia University (1770)     PI: Henning Schulzrinne [[BR]]
    5359 Henning on 2/8:  Starting application process with IT.  Likely site to be on engineering building, near amateur radio station.  [[BR]]
    54  Ivan on 3/1:  Application completed.
     60 Ivan on 3/1:  Application completed.  [[BR]]
     61 TASK:  Verify current status with Henning, antenna 360 or 120 degree? [[BR]]
    5562               
    5663 Polytechnic Institute of NYU (1751)    PI: Thanasis Korakis [[BR]]
    5764 Thanasis on 2/8:  Starting applciation process.  Likely site on EE building. [[BR]]
    5865 Thanasis on 3/1:  Application completed 2/22, for two sites:  EE and Admin buildings. Equipment expected in EE building. [[BR]]
    59  Ivan on 3/1:  Cables from roof to equipment room include:  dual fiber;  power;  GPS receiver coax;  within 1" dimaeter.
     66 Ivan on 3/1:  Cables from roof to equipment room include:  dual fiber;  power;  GPS receiver coax;  within 1" dimaeter.  [[BR]]
     67 Thanasis on 3/16:  Equipment in EE building 100m from antenna, antenna 360 degree [[BR]]
    6068               
    6169 UCLA (1797)    PI: Mario Gerla, Giovanni Pau [[BR]]
    62  Givanni:  Applying for license.  Likely site is top of student housing building, on a hill.  [[BR]]
     70 Giovanni on 3/1:  Applying for license.  Likely site is top of student housing building, on a hill.  [[BR]]
     71 Givanni on 3/16:  Applying for license next week, up to 6 locations.  [[BR]]
     72 Expects to need 300m from antenna to equipment, antenna 120 degree  [[BR]]
    6373               
    6474 Wisconsin (1724)       PI: Suman Banerjee [[BR]]
    65  Suman on 2/8:  Have license, using it with current Cisco base station, owned by Educational Communications Board.  Will be applying for a second license.  Have three good sites:  one for Cisco, one for this kit, and would like to get a second kit for third site.  [[BR]]
     75 Suman on 2/8:  Have license, using it with current Cisco base station, owned by Educational Communications Board.  Will be applying for a second license.    [[BR]]
     76 Have three good sites:  one for Cisco, one for this kit, and would like to get a second kit for third site.  [[BR]]
    6677 Suman on 3/1:  Plan to apply for second license this week.  [[BR]]
     78 Suman on 3/16:  Have agreement to purchase a 2nd kit from NEC.  With this, will have three base stations, enough to cover the campus. Antenna, 120 degree [[BR]]
     79
     80 UMass Amherst (1731)   PI:  Mark Corner, Brian Lynn [[BR]]
     81 Brian on 2/8:  IT has license that they want to retain.  Mark has applied for a second license;  pending.   [[BR]]
     82 Three possible sites:  Top of library building, 20 stories, with equipment room in building.  Top of graduate research center building, few stories, with equipment room in building.   Top of CS building, few stories, without a good equipment room.   [[BR]]
     83 Brian on 3/1:  Same as above;  no news on license application.  [[BR]]
     84 Brian on 3/16:  Received license last week!  Need to pick site. Antenna 360 or 120? [[BR]]
     85 Need to virtualize clients, using zen  [[BR]]
    6786               
    68  UMass Amherst (1731)   PI:  Mark Corner, Brian Lynn [[BR]]
    69  Brian on 2/8:  IT has license that they want to retain.  Mark has applied for a second license;  pending. Three possible sites:  Top of library bduilding, 20 stories, with equipment room in building.  Top of graduate research center building, few stories, with equipment room in building.   Top of CS building, few stories, without a good equipment room.   [[BR]]
    70  Brian on 3/1:  Same as above;  no news on license application.  [[BR]]
    71        
    72                
    73  Colorado: (1768) PI: Dirk Grunwald Univ. of Colorado, Boulder [[BR]]
     87 Colorado: (1768) PI: Dirk Grunwald, Gary Yee  Univ. of Colorado, Boulder [[BR]]
    7488 Dirk on 2/8:  Have eight sites with 802.11 antennas, ranging from high (6 km range) to low (within clutter of buildings).  Another group on campus runs a WiMAX system inside a lab.  Starting application process for experimental license.  University has leased license to Clearwire, but may some use may still be possible.[[BR]]
    75  Dirk on 3/1:  Trying to understand how might use university license.  Plan to apply for license this week.  Have site and equipment room on Williams Village Building, less than 10m apart.
     89 Dirk on 3/1:  Trying to understand how might use university license.  Plan to apply for license this week.  Have site and equipment room on Williams Village Building, less than 10m apart.  [[BR]]
     90 Gary on 3/16:  Getting started on license. [[BR]]
     91 Clearwire expected to begin service in Denver area May, 2010.   [[BR]]
     92 Also expect Clearwire to begin service in other areas by the end of 2010.  Which areas? [[BR]]
     93 Antenna 360 or 120 degree?
     94 Dirk and Gary on 3/26:  In Denver area, Clearwire using E&F bands. [[BR]]
     95 Expect Univ Colorado to lease  34MHz A1-3,B1-3 blocks to Clearwire near campus, and beyond. [[BR]]
     96 Negotiating with Univ Colorado for 12MHz A4/B4 blocks near campus, but expect them to be leased to Clearwire beyond campus. [[BR]]
     97 Applying for experimental license in C&D bands today [[BR]]
     98 Working with campus IT on getting VLANs to Internet2 [[BR]]
     99 Turnup in early June, 2010 is possible. [[BR]]
     100 Will contact Sprint/Clearwire, to ask about cooperation with GENI, and perhaps info on their 2010 and beyond roadmap [[BR]]
    76101               
    77102 BBN Technologies, Cambridge MA  Tony Michel is our radio expert;  Chaos Golubitsky is responsible for our testbed.[[BR]]
    78103 Tony on 2/8:  See above and wiki page.  Have applied for two licenses;  pending.  Site survey completed.  [[BR]]
    79  Tony on 3/1:  Have received first license, 10MHz overlapping Sprint/Clearwire. Applied 1/12, received 2/24.   Need to change emission designator.
     104 Tony on 3/1:  Have received first license, 10MHz overlapping Sprint/Clearwire. Applied 1/12, received 2/24.   Need to change emission designator. [[BR]]
     105 Tony on 3/16:  360 degree antenna.
     106 Tony on 3/29:  Received second license, 5MHz band, not overlapping with Clearwire [[BR]]
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     108 Stanford Univ   [[BR]]
     109 Masayoshi Kobayashi on 3/16:  Currently, WiMAX site is indoors only, in the Gates building.  [[BR]]
     110 Have new agreement with Clearwire to utilize some of their spectrum for on-campus service.  [[BR]]
    81111
     112 NEC America  [[BR]]
     113 On 3/16:  Currently indoors only.  [[BR]]
     114 
     115 Additional campus kits:[[BR]] 
     116 1st for BBN Technologies on order  [[BR]]
     117 2nd for Wisconsin on order[[BR]]       
     118 
     119 Kamesh Namuduri on 3/16: Univ North Texas interested in kit to do research[[BR]]       
     120   
     121 Ray on 3/16:  Would prefer to get existing deployment underway, and then consider a 2nd round of kits beginning in 5+ mo.  [[BR]]
     122 New kits would be Profile C  [[BR]]
     123 Expect NEC would like to see orders for 40-50, if possible  [[BR]]
     124 
     125 Ivan on 3/16:  Limited spares, from Rutgers and/or NEC  [[BR]]
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     127 Ray on 3/16:  Expect standard range information from NEC in 2+ weeks.  [[BR]]
     128 Max on 3/16:  Should consider planning tools seen at 3G trade shows, to estimate ranges.  [[BR]]
     129 
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    85 
    86  additional campus kits:[[BR]] 
    87    2nd for Wisconsin[[BR]]     
    88    Univ North Texas?[[BR]]     
    89    other?[[BR]]
    90 
    91                
    921312:00pm, Dipankar (Ray) Raychaudhuri: 
    93132 Research use cases.  [[BR]]