am pretty sure all the antenna’s and repeaters will be on light post
correct? I don’t see those consuming too much engery, I think you would
see something along the lines of the solar panels along side the turnpike. Except
these would be on top of the light post of course and hopefully out of range of
most criminals. I assume since the city owns this network they will allow their
city employees to use it for free. I foresee a lot of possible applications for
wireless handheld devices in the city. Can anyone find any future plans for any
firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of George Gallen
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Subject: RE: [PLUG] Fwd: Wireless
Philadelphia ... RFP available
Here is something that wasn't planned in the overeall
cost I'll bet...
Battery and/or solar power backup for all network
equipment sufficient to assure continuous operation at full power and
functionality for a period of not less than eight (8) hours in the absence of
How much will it cost to supply and/or upkeep all
Solar cells would be just as
expensive, then I see a new crime wave, stealing the solar cells.
8 hours of operation for a transmitting unit, that's A
LOT of power to store.