Solved

Wireless broadcast over wide area

Posted on 2013-06-28
3
336 Views
Last Modified: 2013-07-09
I'm wanting to setup a wireless network to provide internet access across a 4 acre touring caravan site that's in the process of being built.

I'm looking for ideas, suggestions of the best way to achieve this securely and economically. We've brain stormed this in our office and this is what we've come up with so far...

1.

An adsl router with a cable to a suitable aerial mounted on a mast central to the park.

2.

Hard wire to weather proofed access points at each caravan connection point - but there are 52! Unless some sort of ring is possible.

3.

Ethernet over power and rent each "visitor" a plug so they can plug into a socket in the caravan and connect however we can't be certain that the plugs will work

Thanks in advance
0
Comment
Question by:Gordon710
3 Comments
 
LVL 20

Assisted Solution

by:carlmd
carlmd earned 250 total points
ID: 39284688
I suggest you take a look at www.meraki.com, and the deployment examples there.
0
 
LVL 44

Accepted Solution

by:
Darr247 earned 250 total points
ID: 39285063
I think a combination of #1 and #2 would be the best... you shouldn't need to outfit every connection-point with an AP, though...  6 or 9 hard-wired and strategically located should cover the entire site.  Use channels 1, 6 and 11, in a pattern that will prevent their carrier sense multiple access (CSMA) wait times from kicking in on same-channel overlap.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Gordon710
ID: 39310112
These were good suggestions but I Have some alternative ideas from a local contact in the same business. See http://www.lever.co.uk/ruckus_wireless.html?gclid=CN__oO2iorgCFUbHtAod22EAxA
0

Featured Post

Microsoft Certification Exam 74-409

Veeam® is happy to provide the Microsoft community with a study guide prepared by MVP and MCT, Orin Thomas. This guide will take you through each of the exam objectives, helping you to prepare for and pass the examination.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Transparency shows that a company is the kind of business that it wants people to think it is.
As companies replace their old PBX phone systems with Unified IP Communications, many are finding out that legacy applications such as fax do not work well with VoIP. Fortunately, Cloud Faxing provides a cost-effective alternative that works over an…
Get a first impression of how PRTG looks and learn how it works.   This video is a short introduction to PRTG, as an initial overview or as a quick start for new PRTG users.
In this tutorial you'll learn about bandwidth monitoring with flows and packet sniffing with our network monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg). If you're interested in additional methods for monitoring bandwidt…

911 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

25 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now