Design for a Wireless Campus Area Network

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Week 4 iLab Report
Dustin K Ginder
DeVry University
NETW360: Wireless Technologies and Services

Design for a Wireless Campus Area Network

Submitted to:
Professor: Kenneth Chipps
Date: January 28, 2015

Design for a Wireless Campus Area Network
The city of Josuha, Texas has instructed their IT staff to research and choose a way to give network connectivity. The main issue is that the locations that need to be connected are across roads and staff to research a wireless technology to connect four other locations. The issue is that there is not sufficient time to obtain the right of way permission from the two entities who own the road and highway separating the buildings. Equipment Selection

Radio Frequency Option
After looking a few different radio wireless vendors I have found the following; Cambium Networks ePMP1000 to have the best implementation to satisfy the needs of this project. The equipment that was analyzed is a wireless Access Point that will be giving connection to antennas that can be mounted to any structure outdoor. These radios give two different options of radio frequency in the 2.4GHz or 5GHz range. Manufacturer

Model
Cost
Max Speed
Mounting Method
Cambium Networks
ePMP 1000 (C024900C031A)
N/A
200Mb/s
Side mount, anchor and bolt
Canopy
Cyclone-2450-360
N/A
250Mb/s
Top mount, concrete bolts/wood bolting with support
Cambium Networks
PMP 450 (C024045C006A)
N/A
90Mb/s
Side mount, anchor and bolt
Ubiquiti Networks
PicoStation2 High Power
N/A
PICO2HP
Side mount wood screws or Steel U-bolt.
Afar Communication
AR-9027E
N/A
2750kb/s
U-bolt connection to a mounting pole.

Free Space Optics Option
After looking a few different free space optic vendors I have found the following; Cannon to have the best implementation to satisfy the needs of this project. There were three models provided by Cannon, the best of the three gave transmission speeds up to 1.25 Gb/s but was limited to 20M to 1000M while...

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