[AG-TECH] AG on wireless

Tony Rimovsky tony at ncsa.uiuc.edu
Fri Mar 22 14:16:01 CST 2002

Marty remembers correctly.  We are using the western multiplex
tsunami's.  When we did tests, we saw over 90 Mbit/s across a 2 mile
span.  Since then, we have started using it for a span of < .5 mile in
production for an off campus building and it is working fine (although
not for AG work).

On Fri, Mar 22, 2002 at 02:01:16PM -0600, Marty Hoag wrote:
>    I can never remember the name of this stuff...  But I think this
> is what I found when Tony reminded me (someone local was asking).
>    The name of the product U of Illinois had used was Tsunami by
> Western Multiplex.  It is probably overkill for what you want
> because it is meant to be a full duplex local loop replacement
> for 10, 100, or 480 mbps.
>   The main product pages are at
> http://www.wmux.com/products/tsunami.html
> and they apparently have license exempt (5.3/5.8 GHz) and 
> licensed versions (23 GHz) versions. (I wonder if being so close 
> to the airport and air guard is a problem and just what freq. 
> does that radar out there use? ;-)).  It looks like they 
> have other products for multipoint too.
>   I don't know what the environmental effects would be.  I do
> see they also provide a T1 connection for PBX connectivity too.
> The 
> http://www.wmux.com/products/datasheets/Tsunami_100.pdf
> seems to have the various models.

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