Somewhat bizarre scenario... (Fiber distance)

Mikael Abrahamsson swmike at
Fri Dec 14 20:33:21 UTC 2007

On Fri, 14 Dec 2007, Deepak Jain wrote:

> Given this 40G/100G topic, I figured I'd bring this up given the topics.
> I've got a link that is testing out at 29.5db loss @ 1550. Its 107km.
> I seem to remember a few good solutions for 1Gb/s or 2.5Gb/s that can handle 
> a link like this, but its been a while and I can't seem to remember. I can 
> put a regen in there if I have to, but that or an EDFA both seem like ugly 
> solutions since I just need 1 wave.
> Shoot me a few suggestions?

30dB. Will do more, we've done ~180km (~36dB) with one of those.

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at

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