Changes between Version 29 and Version 30 of WiMAXInteg/CampusInstallation


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    88The (principal) contents of the WiMAX base station kit provided by Rutgers WINLAB and NEC are listed here:
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    10  * Antenna, dual-polarization, omnidirectional antenna, for operation in the 2.5GHz range.
    11 
    12  * Base Station Outdoor Unit, for connection to one antenna.
    13 
    14  * Base Staion Indoor Unit, equipped equipped for 1-Sector Configuration, with one Network Interface (NW INTFC) card and one Channel Card (CHC).
     10 * Antenna, dual-polarization, omnidirectional antenna, for operation in the 2.5GHz range.  Technical specification in Sec 1.2 of [attachment:ANTENNA.pdf NEC Sector Antenna Installation Manual]
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     12 * Base Station Outdoor Unit, for connection to one antenna.  Technical specification in Sec 3.5 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
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     14 * Base Staion Indoor Unit, equipped equipped for 1-Sector Configuration, with one Network Interface (NW INTFC) card and one Channel Card (CHC).  Technical specification in Sec 2.6 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
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    1516
    1617 * Three Linux Servers, including the ASN-GW and ORBIT Mangement Framework software.
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    1819
    19 ISSUE:  Need current list.
     20ISSUE:  Need complete, detailed list.
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    37 ISSUE:  Need current list.
     38ISSUE:  Need complete list.
    3839
    3940Once the WiMAX base station kit has been installed on the campus, and is operational, the GPO can arrange the transfer of ownership from the NSF to the university.
     
    8687 * High, to maximize range.  Since 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.
    8788
    88  * Capable of safely and securely supporting a pole that mounts antenna and Base Station Outdoor Unit.  See Sections 6.1 and 6.6 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)] 
     89 * Capable of safely and securely supporting a pole that mounts antenna and Base Station Outdoor Unit.  See Sec 6.1, 6.6 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)] 
    8990
    9091 * Access to building ground, for lightning protection, using a heavy ground cable.
    9192
    92  * Access to Indoor Equipment Room, for power and fiber (signal) cables.  The use of a conduit is preferred, but otherwise the fiber (signal) cables must be mechanically protected.
    93 
    94  * Secure access, to prevent unauthorized people from disrupting operation, or receiving unhealthy electromagnetic exposure.  See Section 1.7 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
     93 * Access to Indoor Equipment Room, for power and optical fiber (signal) cables.  The use of a conduit is preferred, but otherwise the fiber (signal) cables must be mechanically protected.
     94
     95 * Secure access, to prevent unauthorized people from disrupting operation, or receiving unhealthy electromagnetic exposure.  For personnel safe area, see Sec 1.7 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
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    9697
     
    113114 * Access to building ground, to ground equipment racks and mounted equipment.
    114115
    115  * Access to -48VDC feeds for Base Station Outdoor Unit (max 4A) and Base Station Indoor Unit (max 8.3A), or else -48VDC rectifiers run from 110VAC feeds.  See Sections 3.5 and 2.6 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)] for technical specifications of the Base Station Outdoor and Indoor Units.
     116 * Access to -48VDC feeds for Base Station Outdoor Unit (max 4A) and Base Station Indoor Unit (max 8.3A), or else -48VDC rectifiers run from 110VAC feeds. 
    116117
    117118 * Access to 110VAC feeds for Linux Servers, and possibly -48VDC rectifiers.  If possible, the 110VAC feeds should be protected with an  Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) that bridges short power gaps, to prevent disrupting the WiMAX testbed from the most common (short) power gaps.
     
    132133
    133134
    134  * Heavy ground cable, from building ground to grounding bar at Outdoor Site, and from grounding bar to pole, for lightning protection. See Figures 3-9, 4-1 and Section 6.3 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
     135 * Heavy ground cable, from building ground to grounding bar at Outdoor Site, and from grounding bar to pole, for lightning protection. See Sec 3.4.2.2, Fig 3-9 and Sec 6.3 in the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
    135136
    136137ISSUE:  Does this require a PE to certify proper grounding?
    137138
    138  * One -48VDC power cable, from (one) Outdoor Unit to indoor equipment room.  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)]
     139 * One -48VDC power cable, from (one) Outdoor Unit to indoor equipment room.  See Sec 3.4.1, Fig 4-1 and Sec 6.3 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
    139140
    140141ISSUE:  Does kit contain this cable?
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    142  * Two optical fiber signal cables, from (one) Outdoor Unit to indoor equipment room.  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)]
     143 * Two optical fiber signal cables, from (one) Outdoor Unit to indoor equipment room.  See Sec 3.4.1, Fig 4-1 and Sec 6.4 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
    143144
    144145ISSUE:  Does kit contain these cables?
     
    151152ISSUE: Does the kit contain the pole? 
    152153
    153 See Section 6.6 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)] 
    154 
    155 See 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.
    156 
    157 For 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)]
     154See Sec 6.1 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]  fro outdoor site options, ans Sec 6.6 for pole options.
     155
     156See Sec 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.
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     158For example, the pole may be suuported on a roof using an H bracket;  see Sec 6.1 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
    158159
    159160ISSUE:  Does this require a PE to certify the safety?
     
    169170
    170171[[Image(Antenna.jpg, height=160px, align=right)]]
    171 The base station kit includes one dual-polarization, omnidirectional antenna, for operation in the 2.5GHz range.
     172The base station kit includes one dual-polarization, omnidirectional antenna, for operation in the 2.5GHz range.  [[BR]]
    172173 
    173 The installation should follow the [attachment:ANTENNA.pdf NEC Sector Antenna Installation Manual], Sections 1. through 5.
     174Install the antenna following Sec 1 - 5 of the [attachment:ANTENNA.pdf NEC Sector Antenna Installation Manual]
    174175 
    175176Since 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.
     
    186187It 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. 
    187188
    188 The 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)]
     189The installation should follow the instructions in Sec 3.1 - 3.3 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
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    191192=== 7.8 Complete Wiring at Outdoor Site and to Indoor Equipment Room ===
    192193
    193  * 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)]
    194 
    195  * 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)]
     194 * 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 Sec 3.4.2.2, Fig 3-9, and Sec 6.3 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
     195
     196 * Connect two coaxial cables between Outdoor Unit and Antenna, including lightning protectors.  See Sec 3.4.2.3, Fig 3-9, 4-1, and Sec 6.4 of the[attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
    196197
    197198ISSUE:  Does kit contain these cables?
    198199
    199  * 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)]
    200 
    201  * 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)]
     200 * Connect one -48VDC power cable from indoor equipment room to Outdoor Unit.  See Sec 3.4.1, Fig 4-1 and Sec 6.3 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
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     202 * Connect two optical fiber signal cablesfrom indoor equipment room to Outdoor Unit.  See Sec 3.4.1, Fig 4-1 and Sec 6.4 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
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    203204
    204205=== 7.9  Install Indoor Equipment Racks and Ground ===
    205206
    206 Install (or identify) indoor equipment racks in the indoor equipment room, with sufficient space to mount:
     207Install (or identify) indoor equipment racks in the indoor equipment room, per Sec 2.3.3 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)], with sufficient space to mount:
    207208
    208209 * Base Station Indoor Unit (5U). 
     
    212213 * Ethernet (VLAN) switch (typically 2U), or utilize existing Ethernet switch capacity.
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    214 See Section 2.3.3 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
    215 
    216 These racks must be properly connected to building ground.
     215 
     216These racks must be connected to building ground.
    217217
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    233233=== 7.11 Install Base Station Indoor Unit ===
    234234
    235 The Base Station Indoor Unit (IDU) is mounted indoors, typically in an equipment room. 
    236 
    237 The 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:
     235Install the Base Station Indoor Unit (IDU) on the indoor equipment racks, per Sec 2.3 of the [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)] 
     236
     237The IDU in the kit is equipped for 1-Sector Configuration, per Fig 2-3 of [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)], and includes:
    238238
    239239 * One NW INTFC unit.
    240240
    241 The 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)]
     241The NW INTFC unit connects to a  -48VDC power feed and a protection ground, and supplies power to the entire Indoor Unit.  See Sec 2.2.2 and Fig 2-4 of [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
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    243243The 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.
     
    245245 * One CHC unit. 
    246246
    247 Each 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)]
     247Each CHC unit supports one Outdoor Unit and Sector Antenna.  It connects to the ODU with two fibers.  See Sec 2.2.3 and Fig 2-5 of [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
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    249249
     
    255255=== 7.12  Complete Wiring of Base Station Indoor Unit ===
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    257  * Connect ground cable from Indoor Unit to building ground.  See Sections 2.4.1 and 2.4.3.3 and Figure 2-4 of [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
     257Complete external connections to the Base Station Indoor Unit as explained in Sec 2.4.1 of [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
     258
     259 * Connect ground cable from Indoor Unit to building ground.  See Sec 2.4.1, 2.4.3.3 and Fig 2-4 of [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
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    259261 * Connect power cable from NW INTFC unit within the Indoor Unit to -48VDC feed, or -48VDC rectifier.  See Sections 2.4.1 and 2.4.3.1 and Figure 2-4 of [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
     
    261263ISSUE:  Doee the kit provide this cable?
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    263  * Connect ethernet cable from NW INTFC unit within the Indoor Unit to VLAN switch, for access to ASN-GW functions.  See Sections 2.4.1 and 2.4.3.2 and Figure 2-4 of [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
    264 
    265 
    266  * Connect two optical fibers from Outdoor Unit to CHC unit within the Indoor Unit.  See Section 2.4.2 and Figure 2-5 of [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
     265 * Connect ethernet cable from NW INTFC unit within the Indoor Unit to VLAN switch, for access to ASN-GW functions.  See Sec 2.4.1, 2.4.3.2 and Fig 2-4 of [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
     266
     267 * Connect two optical fibers from Outdoor Unit to CHC unit within the Indoor Unit.  See Sec 2.4.2 and Fig 2-5 of [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
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    268269
    269270=== 7.13  Initial Check-Out of Antenna and Base Station Outdoor and Indoor Units ===
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    271 Turn power ON to the Base Station Indoor and Outdoor Units, per Section 5 of [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
     272Turn power ON to the Base Station Indoor and Outdoor Units, per Sec 5 of [attachment:BS_INSTALLATION.pdf NEC Installation Manual for Base Station (IMN:BS)]
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    273274COmplete initial checkout of the of the antenna and Base Station Outdoor and Indoor Units.