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Wireless point-to-point

Hi, I'm working on a wireless solution for a little company.

They have a main office and a branch office , the distance between them is about 1 km but they aren't in a good line of sight - there's a hill between them.

The branch should connect to the main for data transfer, mail, internet browsing.

In the branch office and in the main office there are about 10 users.

Could I use a Cisco solution ?

I thought to AIR-ANT1949 with a repeater on the hill . Could be ?

(and what repeater ?)

Best Regards, Maurizio

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Re: Wireless point-to-point

Hills make for formidable obstacles to RF propagation. You will need a repeater point.

The repeater will cut your bandwidth in half. The alternative is to use two bridges (NOT APs!) at the repeater point with a cross-over cable - one pointed in each direction.

Obviously it doubles the equipment cost, but the performance will be comparable to a direct link.

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