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Re: [TowerTalk] Fwd: Fwd: OT: Satellite Internet

To: Bruce Jungwirth <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Fwd: Fwd: OT: Satellite Internet
From: jimlux <>
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2010 16:35:11 -0700
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Bruce Jungwirth wrote:
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but per FCC 47CFR part 15, in order to receive a
> FCC Grant (FCC ID)for an intentional radiator, which an 802.11 system would
> be, the system is approved with a specific antenna type and gain. If you
> change either or both the antenna type or an antenna with a gain greater
> then that which was approved, you would be in violation of the Grant.
> (Read illegal)  JMO
> Bruce K0SON

There are systems specifically designed to have interchangeable 
antennas. Basically, the transceiver is designed so that it is legal 
with *any* antenna hooked up (a matter of frequencies, modulation types, 
bandwidth, and maximum output power) and that's the basis of the 

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