This article was originally published: September 14 2012
It may therefore be that some links do not work anymore.
This is about the PLC or: “Power line communication” device.
Info about PLC can you find here: www.wikipedia.org
Security Issues and Power Line Communication by Rune Gustavsson, Blekinge Institute of Technology (PDF)
Broadband over power lines:
Broadband over Power Lines: Challenges Ahead by Neelima Mallela and Hamid Shahnasser, San Francisco State University (PDF)
More YouTube videos:
Belkin Gigabit Powerline Adaptors interfering with Ambulance and ILS Frequencies, Part 3.
For Part 1 and 2 see his YouTube channel.
PLC Repeater Specs:
There are PLC Repeaters for high speed transmission on the market.
For instance: www.mattrone.com
The specification of these PLC Repeaters clearly shows the working of the PLC in the HF bands.
Standards Compliance: IEEE 802.3 (10BaseT), IEEE 802.3u (100BaseTX), HomePlug 1.0
Repeater Protocols: TCP/IP, UDP, NetBEUI, IPX/SPX
Modulation: OFDM, DQPSK / DBPSK (Auto Balancing Function) Max-1024-QAM
Memory: S-DRAM: 64Mbtyes, Flesh : 4Mbytes
Channel Access (QoS): CSMA/CA (8 levels)
Frequency Band: 2 MHz ~30 MHz
Security: 56bit DES (Powerline), Port for management
Speed: 10/100 Mbps (Ethernet), 200 Mbps (Chip set), Up to 120 Mbps(Power Line), 3Ph Switching
WAN Interface: Powerline 3-Ph Switching port, Coaxial Port Type
LAN Interface: Powerline 3-Ph Switching port, Coaxial Port Type, Seting RJ45-1Port
Power: Input : AC100 ~ 240 VAC, 50~60 Hz
Dimensions / Weight: 270 X 200 X 44(mm) / 3.4Kg
Operating Conditions: 1. Temperature : 0° to 55°C (32°F to 131°F) / 2. Humidity : 10% to 85% non-condensing
Using Area: Out Door
Safty EMI/Evironment: CE
PLC info in Dutch:
There is also allot of info on PLC in the Dutch language. Er is ook veel informatie over de PLC’s te vinden in het Nederlands.
See / Zie: www.het-bar.net
New and very interesting link to: UK QRM UKQRM Logo Radio Interference Information