Cameron - unless you have CONSTANT wind, you are going to be seriously 
underpowered.

JohnnyO

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Subject: Re: [WISPA] Off Grid System Design Comments.


> We are installing a new tower very soon (in the next couple weeks) that
> will be run completely off Wind power with a 400-watt wind turbine. Of
> course we will have 6 105 amp hour batteries. Our draw at one of our
> popular sites is under 375 watts. This using a PC-Based MikroTik/ HP
> Procurve 2524, 6 Alvarion B NET Backhauls, 2 Alvarion VL-AU's, 1 Trango
> 900 Sector.
>
> We switched some hardware in the MikroTik routers mostly the newer low
> powered AMD cpu's and that made a hugh difference and going from the HP
> procurve 2424m to a 2524 which cut the wattage from 90 watts to about 25
> watts. The Alvarion Units use about 200 watts total and the trango is like
> 13 watts or so, (been a while since I checked them). The mikrotik router
> is uing 60-75 watts. All in all, not to shabby as far as power
> consumption.
>
> -Cameron
>
>> I wanted to get input from the WISPA list about a complete design for a
>> off
>> grid base station design base on a dual and quad radio system. We have
>> been
>> looking into this and have come up with a design using both wind and 
>> solar
>> power that will keep a unit up and running 24/7/365. The idea is to have 
>> a
>> complete package design so the base stations can be installed anywhere,
>> but
>> in order to keep the costs low it would be base on a max 48Watt design.
>>
>> Questions:
>> 1. Is this something WISP would want in the USA, and would find useful?
>> 2. Would you like this in a single package or parts (where a package 
>> would
>> have a 1 year warrantee and parts would not)
>> 3. What are you finding the power needs are at a typical WPOP?
>> 4. Other Comments?
>>
>>
>>
>>
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