transceivers/amplifiers for 150 km fiber run

Tomas L. Byrnes tomb at byrneit.net
Sat Oct 11 20:03:42 CDT 2008


http://www.ipitek.com/products/broadband/ethernet.htm

used by Cox and others.

http://www.ipitek.com/products/subsystems/transceivers.htm

Certified to 120Km, you may be able to run it further.



>-----Original Message-----
>From: Tim Durack [mailto:tdurack at gmail.com]
>Sent: Friday, October 10, 2008 1:49 PM
>To: Fletcher Kittredge
>Cc: nanog at nanog.org
>Subject: Re: transcievers/amplifiers for 150 km fiber run
>
>These guys claim upto 180km:
>
>http://www.bookham.com/datasheets/transceivers/IGP-28111.cfm
>
>Tim:>
>
>On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 4:23 PM, Fletcher Kittredge
><fkittred at staff.gwi.net>wrote:
>
>> Thanks to all that replied.   A bit more background:   By regulation,
>the
>> local ILEC is required to supply us with dark fiber where available.
>They
>> have taken the regulatory stance that it is not technically possible
>to use
>> dark fiber runs of more than 60 miles (prior, their regulatory stance
>was
>> runs of more than twenty miles were not technically feasible.)  Our
>> counter-argument has been that we have existing fiber runs of 63
miles
>and
>> 59 miles that work well without special equipment.   We are now
>arguing
>> about a particular fiber run in rural Maine of about 91 miles.   Our
>> position is it is technically feasible, depending on fiber
>characteristics,
>> to light 91 miles of fiber.  Their position is that runs of more than
>60
>> miles are not feasible.   I was hoping to bolster our argument by
>pointing
>> to data sheets of optical transcievers rated up to 150 km.  Then,
>after we
>> get the fiber, I was hoping to buy said equipment.
>>
>> regards,
>> Fletcher
>>
>> On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 2:50 PM, Fletcher Kittredge
>> <fkittred at staff.gwi.net>wrote:
>>
>> > We are looking to light a two strand fiber link of about 95 miles
>(or
>> > 150km).   It would be worth a lot to us not to have repeaters.   We
>are
>> > hoping for Gigabit Ethernet.   Sonet is possible but a less
>attractive
>> > solution.  Are there options for this sort of distance?   The
>longest
>> > current link we have is about 65 miles.  I understand the
>transmission
>> > characteristics of the fiber will effect distance of transmission.
>> >
>> > regards,
>> > Fletcher
>> >
>> > --
>> > Fletcher Kittredge
>> > GWI
>> > 8 Pomerleau Street
>> > Biddeford, ME 04005-9457
>> > 207-602-1134
>> >
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Fletcher Kittredge
>> GWI
>> 8 Pomerleau Street
>> Biddeford, ME 04005-9457
>> 207-602-1134
>>




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