Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 wrote:
>As I'm sure you guys are aware, HAMs are primary users in about half of the
>2.4 gig band. When using APC you can run very high wattage. I can't
>remember if it's 100 or 1000. This is for video as I recall.
>There's a proposal to drop the APC requirement. As a board member of the
>Wireless Internet Provider's Association (www.wispa.org) I've been asked to
>ask for your input on the issue.
>WISPs, and other license exempt users, are limited (for all practical
>purposes) to 4 watts for our broadcast sites. And much of the gear is
>contention based, so anything that's always on tends to cause great
>headaches and gnashing of teeth.
>We will likely fight this new proposal but wanted input from the HAM
>Are there people using this ability today?
>What's it used for?
>Any plans for more high power 2.4 gig use?
>Are there any reasons that we shouldn't come out against the proposal to
>drop the APC requirement?
>Am I missing anything? Asking the wrong questions etc?
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TowerTalk may not be the best place to ask these questions. The high
power 2.3/2.4GHz users hang out on MOON-NET
and also possibly on AMPS
73 from Ian GM3SEK
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