Prof Nwankwo Wilson and UKHUREBOR, K.E.,   (Published 2019)

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One of the most debated issues surrounding wireless connectivity is performance especially under dierent topographic and climatic scenarios.
Performance has a direct relationship with throughput measured in terms of how well a given wireless connectivity provides consistent services
over a given period compared to the wired alternative. Research has shown that wireless connectivity is constrained by significant physical
components such as topography, weather conditions, propagation frequency, and distance. It is commonplace to see notable vendors of wireless
network products make claims as to how their technologies are designed to remedy any signal degradation that may arise from the aforementioned
physical elements. This paper is aimed at evaluating the performance of a point to multipoint connectivity using Ubiquiti’s 5:8 GHz Point to
Multipoint Base Stations deployed within a landscape marked by series of undulating highlands and lowlands. In this experiment, a base station
node is established with connectivity to two other nodes of same specifications with one node as the destination radio whereas the other acts as the
control which is located on a table land. The nodes were separated by triangular distances of 3 km and network connectivity was maintained over
thirty days during periods of rainfall. Packets sent and received across each node was carefully recorded. The results from the analysis showed
that packet losses to and from the control node was significantly lower than that of the other node under same weather conditions.

Item Type: Journal article(non-copyrighted)
Format: PDF document,   1.25 MB
Copyright: Creative Commons LicenseCreative Commons license
Keywords: Landscape, Microwave, Nodes, Performance, Signal
Department: Physical Science
Field of Study: Computer Science
Uploaded By: Acheme David Ijegwa
Date Added: 17 Jan 2022 5:54am
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2022
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