Setting up 4sq mile Wi-Fi Hotspot.

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by lancer, May 18, 2006.

  1. lancer

    lancer There is no answer! Political User Folding Team

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    Does anyone have any idea how much a 4sq mile Wi-Fi network would cost.

    And how to go about doing it?

    I know strange question.
     
  2. VenomXt

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  3. VenomXt

    VenomXt Blame me for the RAZR's Folding Team

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    *bump* anything else?
     
  4. milutin_from_usa

    milutin_from_usa OSNN One Post Wonder

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    yes, anything else?
     
  5. LeeJend

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    Hmmm, pricing is conspicuously missing. Let us know if you get the prices. I'm guessing $200 per node for the "private" and $1000 for the "public safety".

    Then there will be the cost of the special ethernet boxes to drive them since they get power over ethernet.

    And you will still have to hardwire powered ethernet cable to the nodes.

    So, burried cable permits, lightning, safety, possibly FCC liscences?

    This is not a cheap job.
     
  6. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    You probably need planning permission from local council for putting up the antennas too... not sure if that's already been mentioned. :)
     
  7. Mainframeguy

    Mainframeguy Debiant by way of Ubuntu Folding Team

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    I meant to supply this link when I saw the original post.

    Better late than never? A friend of mine runs wlan.ork.uk among other things - he is an ex-radio ham and builds his own kit, so a pretty good source on this I would think - name's Henry O'tani and you can say Paul sent ya if you like :cool:
     
  8. lancer

    lancer There is no answer! Political User Folding Team

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    Thanks for the help guys, its an idea i am knocking around, as a service i can offer my customers.