David Gilbert wrote:
> I don't understand these comments. Forget the ham radio part ... if I
> understand him correctly he's saying that someone (anyone) could add a
> couple of 24 dbi antennas to a standard 802.11 system and get greatly
> increased range. People do that all the time. Entire neighborhoods
> have pooled their resources to set up such ad hoc networks. As far as I
> know it is perfectly legal for ANY traffic ... it's just a pencil beam
> "hot spot". The only limitation would be the terms of the service
> agreement between the guy at the far end and his service provider
> regarding piggy back users.
> Dave AB7E
I think there's two parallel sort of threads here..
The "use ham radio to run high power" (which has all the problems discussed)
"use antenna gain to run a point to point link" (which is pretty wide open)
there are other alternatives too, some still within Part 15
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