Unit Cost Entry

Unit Cost Element - Wireless Modem for Roadside Use

Unit Cost Component - Wireless Backhaul Modem


USA


Description

Microwave Data Rate: Up to about 1000 Mbps, Range: Line of sight

Cost Type

Actual

Data Date

2013

Reported Units

1

Units

Location

Year (Dollars)

2013

Capital Cost per Unit ($)

$18,000.00

O & M Cost per Unit ($)



Lifetime

years


Notes

Microwave systems use a line of sight radio link to provide very high data rates between two fixed points. These systems are available in a variety of configurations and operating in a variety of radio bands. The systems are all generally configured to customized applications using off the shelf transmitter, receive modem and antenna components. Strengths: High data rate, Low operating cost. Limitations: Expensive installation, Requires licensing, May require large exterior antennas.

Source

National Connected Vehicle Field Infrastructure Footprint Analysis Final Report

Author: Wright, James (AASHTO), et.al.

Published By: U.S. DOT Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) ITS Joint Program Office (JPO)

Other Reference Number: Report No. FHWA-JPO-14-125

URL: https://rosap.ntl.bts.gov
/view/dot/3440

Unit Cost Details

Capital Cost per Unit: $18,000.00

O&M Cost per Unit:

Year (Dollars): 2013

Lifetime: years


Related Unit Cost Subsystems

Roadside Telecommunications (RS-TC)

Keywords

None defined

ID: 2014-04691