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Date:      Tue, 24 Mar 2009 22:53:31 -0400
From:      Jeff Dickens <jeff@m2.seamanpaper.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Creating a 10km wireless bridge...pointers?
Message-ID:  <49C99CAB.2050904@m2.seamanpaper.com>
In-Reply-To: <64c038660903210543v1cebe63fr4424bebc58076e4a@mail.gmail.com>
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Modulok wrote:
> List,
>
> I have been tasked with getting a DSL connection across about 10km of
> no-man's-land to a rural location without internet access. Ideally,
> all traffic inbetween the two directional antennas would be encrypted.
> (Nice, but not entirely required.) 3Mb/s would be great! Something
> like:
>
> LAN<->BSDrouter<->modem<->Antenna<~~air~~>Antenna<->modem<->DSL
>
> I'm looking for general pointers of both hardware and software to
> achieve this. 

One option: gnswireless.com

We have a couple of short-haul wireless setups from them.  They work out 
of the box, and they seem to provide good support as well.





> I'd like to employ FreeBSD as much as is feasible. This
> is my first WAN network project, so even newbie pointers and general
> references would be much appreciated. (Hardware suggestions, books to
> read, etc.) Reliability is of mild concern, simply because I don't
> want to drive 10km at 3:00am when something breaks.
>
> Tips? References? Advice?
> -Modulok-
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