In 2005 the IEE was asked to provide a Wireless Hot
Spot so teams could access their home databases and web-sites.
This involved providing a link from laptops within
the temporary tent village in the middle of an aitfield.
which runs motoring events at Bruntingthorpe had a broadband ADSL link.
With the help of Bryan Cross of
we installed a point to point link from the Control Tower across to the
I then installed a Wireless access Point which gave
coverage of the Student Tent, where food and drink is served, which became a
large Web Cafe, and into most pit areas.
One problem in 2005 is that a week before the event there
isn't a remote end to target!
Not such a
problem in 2006
Control Tower with the ADSL link
For temporary installations you
have to use what's there
Base antenna was installed on the
......with good line of sight to
the tent complex
Remote end was improvised behind
the IEE stand....antenna. (2005). 2006 was a proper pole installation
outside the tent
.........Switch and Wireless
Access Point (2005)
Bryan Cross commissioning remote
Access could be by CAT 5 cable to
the switch......... (2005)
.....and the wireless customers
were very happy
Concept Schematic (
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