What is the purpose of a wireless site survey?
The purpose of a wireless site survey (see Figure 6.14) is to look at the feasibility of each individual wireless link to provide seamless connectivity for networked video using a mesh network, Wi-Fi, cellular, or point-to-point high-bandwidth wireless backhaul.
How do you conduct a wireless site survey?
When conducting a wireless site survey, consider the following:
- Understand the wireless requirements.
- Obtain a facility diagram.
- Visually inspect the facility.
- Assess existing network infrastructure.
- Identify coverage areas.
- Determine preliminary access point locations.
- Verify access point locations.
- Document findings.
What is a wireless predictive survey?
Predictive wireless surveys are virtual surveys that are used to plan the deployment of a WiFi network using information about the site where the network will be installed.
How long does it take to do a wireless site survey?
How long does it take? The larger the building, the longer a survey will take. As a rule of thumb, a building or office with 2 floors and 5-8 rooms will take around 4 hours. For a larger warehouse or hotel – this can take a full day of around 6-8 hours.
What is RF survey?
RF Survey is collection of data from the site or in the field required to install a new site. This is essential for various reasons such as cell site analysis, determining coverage region of proposed new cell Site, for deciding the type of link connectivity with another cell site.
What is active and passive wireless survey?
Passive surveys collect information about all the signals in the environment after the site is built. Active surveys focus on a specific signal or set of signals while the network is in full operation.
What is a cellular survey?
Cellular Survey involves testing the network externally to see how it is performing. Much like our “Can you hear my now” nerd, this is accomplished by taking a mobile phone or measurement tool through the network and collecting data.
What is a telecom site survey?
The site survey process consists of engineers who will complete questionnaires that help gather all the data required. This typically relates to the network closet, existing cabling, existing power, HVAC conditions and any space that’s available in the network racks for new hardware.
What to expect during a wireless site survey?
Wireless Networking. Regular wireless site surveys can be used to see if someone has violated your company security policy by placing an unauthorized AP on the network,regardless of their
Why do you need a wireless site survey?
Internet Connection. Many companies question the range of their access points or wireless router broadcasts.
How to perform a wireless site survey?
– Predictive surveys are performed before moving into a new space. – Passive surveys collect information about all the signals in the environment after the site is built. – Active surveys focus on a specific signal or set of signals while the network is in full operation.
How much does a WiFi wireless site survey cost?
How Much Does A Wireless Outdoor Survey Cost? ExterNetworks charges $4,200 for outdoor wireless site surveys up to 100,000 sq.ft. In comparison to other services from different companies, this is a brilliant price. You’ll struggle to find a cheaper option that goes into as much detail as we do with our surveys.