[AMRadio] Pix of BPL hardware on utility poles in Cincinnati


Geoff/W5OMR w5omr at w5omr.shacknet.nu
Thu Jul 22 07:27:41 EDT 2004




> I am confused by the Photos.... Besides broadcast/ audio Engineer I am
> an  IBEW electrician.
>  the thing that confuses Me..where is the Ethernet port and or Fiber
> connection to feed this unit with  Data? It has to be connected to the
> Network somehow.. My second thought
>  is that this Unit is a BPL Repeater.... getting its data from  the
> single leg High voltage side through the  long Coupler. then repeated
> down to the 220 single phase lowvoltage side...????
> this cannot Be a feed souce since I see no Fiber or other Network Connection

Other than the poor taping job for the power connections, I thought the install
looked pretty good (excuse the fact that it is BPL, after all, but I digress...)






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