Changes between Version 26 and Version 27 of WiMAXInteg/CampusInstallation


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12/01/09 11:42:54 (9 years ago)
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  • WiMAXInteg/CampusInstallation

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    4444Each application should attach [http://groups.geni.net/geni/attachment/wiki/WiMAXInteg/CampusInstallation/113009%20v0.5%20GENIDandPInfraBuildouts.pdf a project overview, including details of NSF contract (award)] in the filing process. to increase the likelihood of license issuance and to expedite the process.
    4545
    46 At the end of the application process, the applicant must [https://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/FeeFiler/login.cfm pay the $60 application fee]; the fastest method of payment is by credit card. NOTE: FCC has a site for [https://selafoss.fcc.gov/oetcf/els/index.cfm testing the application process].
     46At the end of the application process, the applicant must [https://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/FeeFiler/login.cfm pay the $60 application fee].  The fastest method of payment is by credit card.
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     48NOTE: FCC has a site for [https://selafoss.fcc.gov/oetcf/els/index.cfm testing the application process].
    4749
    4850Once application process is completed and assuming there are no issues with the particular location, FCC will issue a WIMAX license after 4-8 weeks .
     
    5153
    5254ISSUE:  The Rutgers/WINLAB license state:  "Licensee must get consent from Educational Broadband Services and Broadband
    53 Radio Services licensees in the immediate vicinity of the tests." 
    54 
    55 This must be done at each site.  Could it be done for all sites by contacting Sprint/ClearWire on behalf of GENI?
     55Radio Services licensees in the immediate vicinity of the tests."    This must be done at each site.  Could it be done for all sites by contacting Sprint/ClearWire on behalf of GENI?
    5656
    5757ISSUE:  What happens when Sprint/ClearWire stsrts commercial service in the area?  Must shut down?  When might this be expected?
     
    7474NOTE:  It is suggested that this process be started IMMEDIATELY, to assure that an appropriate outdoor site can be identifed.
    7575
     76ISSUE:  Do we also need GPS receiver and antenna, per NEC documentation?  If we do not install it now, what might we be missing later?
     77
    7678
    7779=== 7.3  Identify Indoor Equipment Room on Campus ===
     
    122124=== 7.5  Install Pole at Outdoor Site and Ground ===
    123125
    124 A pole must be provided and mounted at the outdoor site to safely and securely mount the Antenna and Base Station Outdoor Unit. 
    125 
    126 See Appendix 6 of [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)] 
    127 
    128 See Section 1.2 of [  NEC Sector Antenna Installation Manual], which specifies a pole diamaeter between 48mm and 120mm.
    129 
    130 For example, the pole may be suuported on a roof using an H bracket;  see ?
     126A pole must be provided and mounted at the outdoor site to safely and securely mount the Antenna and Base Station Outdoor Unit.
     127
     128ISSUE: Does the kit contain the pole? 
     129
     130See Section 6.6 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)] 
     131
     132See Section 1.2 of [http://groups.geni.net/geni/attachment/wiki/WiMAXInteg/CampusInstallation/ANTENNA.pdf  NEC Sector Antenna Installation Manual], which specifies a pole diameter between 48mm and 120mm.
     133
     134For example, the pole may be suuported on a roof using an H bracket;  see Section 6.1 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
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    132136ISSUE:  Does this require a PE to certify the safety?
    133137
    134 The pole should be mounted in a position that optimizes the performance (e.g., the range) of the Antenna.
     138The pole should be mounted in a position that optimizes the performance (e.g., the range) of the antenna.
    135139
    136140ISSUE:  Should the pole be placed to allow for the possible addition of a second or even third antenna?
    137141
    138 The pole must be connected to the heavy cable that runs to the building ground.
     142The pole must be connected to the heavy cable that runs to the building ground, for lightning protection.
    139143
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    144148The base station kit includes one dual-polarization, omnidirectional antenna, for operation in the 2.5GHz range.
    145149 
    146 The installation should follow [attachment:ANTENNA.pdf NEC's Sector Antenna Installation Manual].
     150The installation should follow the [attachment:ANTENNA.pdf NEC Sector Antenna Installation Manual], Sections 1. through 5.
    147151 
    148152Since throughput and coverage of WiMAX systems are highly influenced by the antenna location, care should be taken that the antenna is mounted so that siginificant portion of First Fresnel Zone is clear of obstructions.  Ideally the antenna is mounted on the elevated structure providing clear line of sight to most of the intended coverage area.
    149153
    150 ISSUE:  How does its height influence the coverage?  Are we limited to 6' above the structure?  If so, how is this measured? On which side of the pole should the antenna be mounted?  How should it be tilted?  How do these influence the coverage pattern? 
    151 
     154ISSUE:  All of this needs to be explained.  How does its height influence the coverage?  Are we limited to 6' above the structure?  If so, how is this measured? On which side of the pole should the antenna be mounted?  How should it be tilted?  How do these influence the coverage pattern? 
    152155
    153156ISSUE:  Do we also need GPS receiver and antenna, per NEC documentation?  If we do not install it now, what might we be missing later?
     
    156159=== 7.7  Install Base Station Outdoor Unit ===
    157160
    158 The Base Station Outdoor Unit (ODU) is mounted outdoors, near the antenna.  It connects to the antenna with a coaxial cable, and connects to the Indoor Unit (IDU) with two fibers.  In addition, it requires a -48 power feed and a protection ground. 
    159 
    160 The installation should follow [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC's installation instructions]
     161The Base Station Outdoor Unit (ODU) is mounted outdoors, near the antenna. 
     162
     163It connects to the antenna with a coaxial cable, and connects to the Indoor Unit (IDU) with two optical fibers.  In addition, it requires a -48VDC power feed and a protection ground. 
     164
     165The installation should follow the instructions in Sections 3.1 through 3.3 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
     166
    161167
    162168=== 7.8 Complete Wiring at Outdoor Site and to Indoor Equipment Room ===
    163169
    164  * Verify connection of heavy ground cable from pole to building ground, and from pole to Antenna and Base Station Outdoor Unit. 
    165 
    166 ISSUE:  Does this require a PE?
    167 
    168  * Two coaxial cables between Outdoor Unit and Antenna, including lightning protectors.  See ?
     170 * Verify connection of heavy ground cable, from building ground to grounding bar at Outdoor Site, and from grounding bar to pole, for lightning protection. Connect ground cable from grounding bar to the Outdoor Unit.  See Figures 3-9, 4-1 and Sections 3.4.2.2 and 6.3 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
     171
     172 * Connect two coaxial cables between Outdoor Unit and Antenna, including lightning protectors.  See Sections 3.4.2.3 and 4. of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
    169173
    170174ISSUE:  Does kit contain these cables?
     
    174178 * Two fiber signal cables, from Outdoor Unit to indoor equipment room.  See ?
    175179
     180 * Connect one -48VDC power cable from indoor equipment room to Outdoor Unit.  See Figures 3-9, 4-1 and Sections 3.4.1 and 6.3 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
     181
     182 * Connect two optical fiber signal cablesfrom indoor equipment room to Outdoor Unit.  See Figure 4-1 and Sections 3.4.1 and 6.4 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
    176183
    177184
     
    186193 * Ethernet (VLAN) switch (typically 2U), or utilize existing Ethernet switch capacity.
    187194
     195See Section 2.3.3 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
     196
    188197These racks must be properly connected to building ground.
    189198
     
    205214=== 7.11 Install Base Station Indoor Unit ===
    206215
    207 The Base Station Indoor Unit (IDU) is mounted indoors, typically in an equipment room.  See ?
    208 
    209 It is equipped with:
    210 
     216The Base Station Indoor Unit (IDU) is mounted indoors, typically in an equipment room. 
     217
     218The IDU in the kit is equipped for 1-Sector Configuration, per Figure 2-3 of [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)], and includes:
    211219 * One NW INTFC unit.
    212220
    213 The NW INTFC unit connects to a  -48 power feed and a protection ground, and supplies power to the entire Indoor Unit.  See ?
     221The NW INTFC unit connects to a  -48VDC power feed and a protection ground, and supplies power to the entire Indoor Unit.  See Section 2.2.2 and Figure 2-4 of [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
    214222
    215223The NW INTFC unit connects to the ASN-GW function, supported on the Linux servers, using an ethernet cable that connects to the Ethernet switch, that provides the necessary VLAN.
     
    217225 * One CHC unit. 
    218226
    219 Each CHC unit supports one Outdoor Unit and Sector Antenna.  It connects to the ODU with two fibers.
    220 
    221 Optionally, each CHC unit could support two Outdoor Units and Sector Antennas. 
    222 
    223 ISSUE:  Is there any reason to do this?  Or, is this for redundancy?
    224 
    225  * Optionally, two additional CHC units could be installed.
     227Each CHC unit supports one Outdoor Unit and Sector Antenna.  It connects to the ODU with two fibers.  See Section 2.2.3 and Figure 2-5 of [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
     228
     229
     230ISSUE:  Optionally, each CHC unit could support two Outdoor Units and Sector Antennas.  Is there any reason to do this?  Or, is this for redundancy?
     231
     232ISSUE:  Optionally, two additional CHC units could be installed.  WIll there ever be areason to do this?  To serve multiple sectors?
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