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Project Number


Project Title

Deploying GENI WiMax in Colorado

Technical Contacts

PI: Dirk Grunwald
Research Assistant: Gary Yee gary.yee@Colorado.EDU

Participating Organizations

University of Colorado at Boulder CS Dept.

Related Projects

Open GENI WiMAX Base Station Kit for Campus Deployments

GPO Liaison System Engineer

Harry Mussman


This proposal will install and maintain a programmable WiMax base station at one of the existing University of Colorado Wide-Area Radio Testbed (WART) wireless network sites. It will use a “GENI WiMax Base Station Kit” provided by Rutgers.

Current Capabilities


MilestoneDate(WIMXCOLUM: S2.a Redesign remote management/power system)?
MilestoneDate(WIMXCOLUM: S2.b Install the WiMax base station kit and antennas)?

MilestoneDate(WIMXUCO: S3.a Demonstration at GEC9 and Experimenter Outreach)?
MilestoneDate(WIMXUCO: S3.b Documentation and Code Release)?
MilestoneDate(WIMXUCO: S3.c Demonstration at GEC10 and Experimenter Outreach)?
MilestoneDate(WIMXUCO: S3.d Documentation and Code Release)?
MilestoneDate(WIMXUCO: S3.e Demonstration at GEC11 and Experimenter Outreach)?
MilestoneDate(WIMXUCO: S3.f Documentation and code release)?

Campus Installation Checklist

University of Colorado at Boulder

PI: Dirk Grunwald

Step Description Planned Started Completed Comment
1 Identify Outdoor Site on Campus - Started - Have eight sites with 802.11 antennas, ranging from high (6km range) to low (within clutter of buildings) Another group on campus runs a WiMAX system inside a lab.
2 Obtain FCC License - Started - University has leased their license to Clearwire, but some use may still be possible
3 Identify Indoor Equipment Room on Campus - - -
4 Install Wiring at Outdoor Site and to Indoor Equipment Room - - -
5 Install Pole at Outdoor Site and Ground - - -
6 Install Antenna at Outdoor Site - - -
7 Install Base Station Outdoor Unit - - -
8 Complete Wiring at Outdoor Site and to Indoor Equipment Room - - -
9 Install Indoor Equipment Racks and Ground - - -
10 Install 120VAC and -48VDC Power Feeds and/or Supplies - - -
11 Install Base Station Indoor Unit - - -
12 Complete Wiring of Base Station Indoor Unit - - -
13 Initial Check-Out of Antenna and Base Station Outdoor and Indoor Units - - -
14 Install Ethernet (VLAN) Switch, or Identify Existing Capacity - - -
15 Install Linux Server(s) and Software - - -
16 Connect Backbone Network - - -
17 Provide Reference Client Platform - - -
18 Initial Check-Out of Campus WiMAX Testbed - - -

Quarterly Status Reports

Spiral 2 Review

Technical Documents

Software Releases


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