[WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower

2009-03-10 Thread Adam Goodman
Hi guys, I am thinking of installing Ethernet junction boxes on my towers (top and bottom). The idea is to install a larger number of runs up the tower and run shorter runs from the box to the radios. The same at the bottom from the patch panel to the equipment/arrestors etc. Is anyone doing

Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower

2009-03-10 Thread Gino Villarini
General List' Subject: Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower A 25pr armored outdoor CAT5 cable is equivalent to running 6 standard CAT5 runs. Run the 25pr to a NEMA4 Hammond enclosure or equivalent and breakout the cable into a patch panel or punch down block. From there then run individual outdoor

Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower

2009-03-10 Thread Adam Goodman
- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Adam Goodman Sent: Tuesday, March 10, 2009 11:29 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower Hi guys, I am thinking of installing Ethernet junction boxes on my towers (top and bottom

Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower (increase strike damage?)

2009-03-10 Thread Dylan Bouterse
' Subject: Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower A 25pr armored outdoor CAT5 cable is equivalent to running 6 standard CAT5 runs. Run the 25pr to a NEMA4 Hammond enclosure or equivalent and breakout the cable into a patch panel or punch down block. From there then run individual outdoor armored

Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower

2009-03-10 Thread David
24/4 =6 -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Adam Goodman Sent: Tuesday, March 10, 2009 11:56 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower 24 / 8 = 3... I guess you run the power up

Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower

2009-03-10 Thread Adam Goodman
: Tuesday, March 10, 2009 11:56 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower 24 / 8 = 3... I guess you run the power up separately? and break it out for the POE? On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 1:21 PM, Brad Belton b...@belwave.com wrote: A 25pr armored

Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower

2009-03-10 Thread Adam Goodman
] Easy Ethernet up the tower 24 / 8 = 3... I guess you run the power up separately? and break it out for the POE? On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 1:21 PM, Brad Belton b...@belwave.com wrote: A 25pr armored outdoor CAT5 cable is equivalent to running 6 standard CAT5 runs. Run

Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower

2009-03-10 Thread eje
: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower OK. So would one use the 25th pair to power all the radios over a 150' run? On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 2:00 PM, David ad...@speedyquick.net wrote: 24/4 =6 -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower

2009-03-10 Thread eje
- From: Adam Goodman a...@wispring.com Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2009 14:14:55 To: WISPA General Listwireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower As Dylan mentioned, increased lightning damage could also be an issue with a single core cable. I run all my cables in a single bunch

Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower

2009-03-10 Thread Adam Goodman
Sent: Tuesday, March 10, 2009 11:56 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower 24 / 8 = 3... I guess you run the power up separately? and break it out for the POE? On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 1:21 PM, Brad Belton b...@belwave.com wrote

Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower

2009-03-10 Thread Adam Goodman
To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower 24 / 8 = 3... I guess you run the power up separately? and break it out for the POE? On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 1:21 PM, Brad Belton b...@belwave.com wrote: A 25pr armored outdoor CAT5 cable

Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower

2009-03-10 Thread Brad Belton
susceptible to lightning strikes than six. Best, Brad -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Adam Goodman Sent: Tuesday, March 10, 2009 1:15 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower As Dylan

Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower

2009-03-10 Thread Brad Belton
[mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of e...@wisp-router.com Sent: Tuesday, March 10, 2009 1:23 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower Run a separate 12 or 14 awg for your DC power. The 24awg isn't enough size to power multiple radios. /Eje Sent via

Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower

2009-03-10 Thread Adam Goodman
List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower 24 / 8 = 3... I guess you run the power up separately? and break it out for the POE? On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 1:21 PM, Brad Belton b...@belwave.com wrote: A 25pr armored outdoor CAT5 cable is equivalent

Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower

2009-03-10 Thread D. Ryan Spott
To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower 24 / 8 = 3... I guess you run the power up separately? and break it out for the POE? On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 1:21 PM, Brad Belton b...@belwave.com wrote: A 25pr armored outdoor CAT5 cable is equivalent

Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower

2009-03-10 Thread Adam Goodman
[mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Adam Goodman Sent: Tuesday, March 10, 2009 1:15 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower As Dylan mentioned, increased lightning damage could also be an issue with a single core cable. I run all my cables

Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower

2009-03-10 Thread Brad Belton
To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower 24 / 8 = 3... I guess you run the power up separately? and break it out for the POE? On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 1:21 PM, Brad Belton b...@belwave.com wrote: A 25pr armored outdoor CAT5 cable

Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower

2009-03-10 Thread D. Ryan Spott
Subject: Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower As Dylan mentioned, increased lightning damage could also be an issue with a single core cable. I run all my cables in a single bunch down the tower. They are individually shielded. And all the shielding is connected

Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower

2009-03-10 Thread Brad Belton
: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower There are 25 pairs of wires in a 25 pair cable. You only need 2 pair per run for standard ethernet (1,2,3 5 in a standard RJ45) So that gives you 12 connections between top and bottom. For power, use a separate power run to the cabinet (speaker wire!... just

Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower

2009-03-10 Thread David
with not following the standard but don't try it for long runs. David -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of D. Ryan Spott Sent: Tuesday, March 10, 2009 12:34 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower

Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower

2009-03-10 Thread Adam Goodman
] On Behalf Of Adam Goodman Sent: Tuesday, March 10, 2009 1:15 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower As Dylan mentioned, increased lightning damage could also be an issue with a single core cable. I run all my cables in a single bunch down

Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower

2009-03-10 Thread Adam Goodman
: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of D. Ryan Spott Sent: Tuesday, March 10, 2009 12:34 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower There are 25 pairs of wires in a 25 pair cable. You only need 2 pair per run for standard

Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower

2009-03-10 Thread jp
We don't do this, as we have radios at various heights on the tower. Here is an example of our antennas being at different heights: http://www.f64.nu/gallery2007/view_photo.php?full=1set_albumName=album128id=DSC2218 This uses mostly coax except for hoz antenna on a standoff which uses cat5 up

Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower

2009-03-10 Thread George Rogato
- From: Adam Goodman a...@wispring.com Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2009 14:07:55 To: WISPA General Listwireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower OK. So would one use the 25th pair to power all the radios over a 150' run? On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 2:00 PM, David ad