microwave hop

microwave hop

[′mī·krə‚wāv ′häp]
(communications)
A microwave communications channel between two stations with directive antennas that are aimed at each other.
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Earlier this year, Ceragon and Statoil established the world's longest link to an offshore platform, connecting the Statoil Rio de Janeiro office to Peregrino - 174 km long microwave hop, delivering Statoil a bandwidth of up to 500 Mbps.
Another student of the microwave antenna training emailed the instructor that he had used the tools that same week to align a microwave hop.
All access to a radio is only through another radio, so a management channel must be created in the 'wireless cable' to move management messages across the microwave hop from radio to radio.
All access to a radio is only through another radio, so a management channel must be created in the "wireless cable" to move management messages across the microwave hop from radio to radio.
To meet the first objective, the company installed a T1 backbone between Wheeling and Charleston, using a microwave hop to link the T1 lines where terrestrial circuits were not available.
It is still a fraction of what it would cost to use 3 microwave hops.
Under this contract, Commdex will install and configure new microwave hops at sites across Illinois, Iowa and Minnesota.
TAM was also selected again to perform installations for ProComm in Texas; this latest award is for three new Microwave Hops in the Houston area.
We're in a very high RF environment, surrounded by several cell towers, and microwave hops, so conventional methods of transmitting wireless broadband can be a challenge.
Accomplishing this required the installation of more than a dozen microwave hops, each of which provided mixed mode (TDM and Ethernet) capability.
The MCNC communications system consists primarily of microwave hops between the participating institutions and the Central Laboratory.
Cavallo estimates that the PowerVu turnkey digital satellite content distribution upgrade solution saves TVW approximately $10,000 per month, improves signal quality and reliability, and provides service to areas within the state that have no fiber interconnectivity or would have required multiple microwave hops to reach.
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