Although I don't operate spread spectrum I am working on building a Moon
bounce "Earth Moon Earth" (EME) station.
I'm out in the country with no close networks except my own gigabit system.
I doubt unlicensed services close by and I could easily co-exist even
though I will be running narrow band.
Roger Halstead (K8RI and ARRL 40 year Life Member)
N833R - World's oldest Debonair CD-2
> Hi All,
> As I'm sure you guys are aware, HAMs are primary users in about half of
> 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
> 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
> community first.
> 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?
> Thanks all!
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