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I want to find base station coverage for a instant location. I have building data. And i determine optimum coverage as 500m far away from a base station (buffer). So how can i find optimum base station location for this example. Looks like that

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Can you explain the scenario a little more. Optimal on what? What are the parameters that the optimal evaluation will be based on? Location, distance from, cost, etc. – Ryan Garnett May 9 '13 at 21:01
I want to find just locations of base stations. The stations must cover all buildings. note a coverage distance of a base station is 500 m diameter. – mete7 May 9 '13 at 21:33
I'm sorry, but that didn't clarify anything. Stations usually mean points, so stations for each building would be a centroid for each building. A coverage usually means a polygon, so if you need coverage of the stations you would buffer them. You need to identify what is optimal. Is this for rounting? Location placement identification? – Ryan Garnett May 9 '13 at 22:03
You are right stations are points. I want to find each base station point. But every station have coverage area. It is 500m diameter. So i must find optimal base station locations that cover all buildings and they must be minimum number. – mete7 May 9 '13 at 22:28
So if I get you right, you want to reduce the overlap, but ensure there are no gaps? – Ryan Garnett May 10 '13 at 1:48

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