wiki:WIMXUMASS

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Project Number

1731

Project Title

WiMax Deployment in the DOME and ViSE Testbeds and Cluster-D Framework
a.k.a WIMXUMASS

Technical Contacts

PI: Mark Corner, UMass Amherst, mcorner email at cs.umass.edu
Research Staff: Brian Lynn, UMass Amherst, blynn email at cs.umass.edu

Participating Organizations

University of Massachsetts at Amherst CS Dept.

Related Projects

Open GENI WiMAX Base Station Kit for Campus Deployments

GPO Liaison System Engineer

Harry Mussman hmussman@geni.net

Scope

This project will deploy an NEC WiMax base station (provided by Rutgers through an associated WiMax base station proposal) on a building located at UMass Amherst, and deploy WiMax client stations on mobile vehicles to enhance our existing GENI DOME testbed.

Current Capabilities

Milestones

Spiral 4

Campus Installation Checklist

UMass Amherst

Contact(s):
PI: Mark Corner, UMass Amherst, mcorner email at cs.umass.edu
Research Staff: Brian Lynn, UMass Amherst, blynn email at cs.umass.edu

Step Description Planned Started Completed Comment
1 Identify Outdoor Site on Campus - - 12/09 Three sites: top of library building, 20 stories; top of graduate research center building, few stories; top of CS building
2 Obtain FCC License - Applied 12/09 Granted 03/2010 IT has license that they want to retain
3 Identify Indoor Equipment Room on Campus - - 12/09 Three options: equipment room in library building; equipment room in graduate research center building; ? in CS building
4 Install Wiring at Outdoor Site and to Indoor Equipment Room - - 05/11
5 Install Pole at Outdoor Site and Ground - - 05/11
6 Install Antenna at Outdoor Site - - 05/11
7 Install Base Station Outdoor Unit - - 05/11
8 Complete Wiring at Outdoor Site and to Indoor Equipment Room - - 05/11
9 Install Indoor Equipment Racks and Ground - - 05/11
10 Install 120VAC and -48VDC Power Feeds and/or Supplies - - 05/11
11 Install Base Station Indoor Unit - - 05/11
12 Complete Wiring of Base Station Indoor Unit - - 05/11
13 Initial Check-Out of Antenna and Base Station Outdoor and Indoor Units - - 02/11
14 Install Ethernet (VLAN) Switch, or Identify Existing Capacity - - 05/11 Connected to campus network. VLAN installation TBD; working with OIT. Purchased and installed router to connect to server that supports VLANs.
15 Install Linux Server(s) and Software - - 02/11
16 Connect Backbone Network - - 05/11
17 Provide Reference Client Platform - - 02/11
18 Initial Check-Out of Campus WiMAX Testbed - - 05/11

Status Reports and Demos

Spiral 2 Review

DOME: November 2010 Status Report
DOME: March 2011 Status Report
DOME: Final Spiral 3 Status Report

Technical Documents

Software Releases

Connectivity

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