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RE: Operations: where are you going to sit?
Can you provide links for providers of this? We have exactly this problem. We're in a fringe zone of SprintPCS (East Livermore, CA) and none of our c-phones work inside the building. SprintPCS was supposed to do a buildout this way, this year, but it isn't happening. > From: Daniel Senie [mailto:[email protected]] > Sent: Wednesday, December 06, 2000 10:27 AM > > Jade Deane wrote: > > > > Loss of signal in a data center is a good point. At a > previous organization > > I was slaved to, we brought this up with Nextel sales > people. After about a > > week or so they purposed a small in-line receiver for the > various data > > centers, and a thin Kate Moss looking yagi for each roof. > > Actually, this should be a passive device. Various types of slotted > waveguide/coax are made, for example in the Heliax product line. An > antenna on the roof (directional antenna only if you're on > the edge of a > coverage area) and a slotted line through your facility will provide > good results. Think about it for all commonly used > frequencies (cellular > and pager) that might be in use in your facility. This isn't something > you have to get via your wireless vendor, and it doesn't need > electronics. > > Hospitals have used such setups for years to permit doctor's pagers to > function throughout buildings (even in basements).