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[aprssig] APRS needs... (Part II)

Joseph M. Durnal joseph.durnal at gmail.com
Wed May 28 14:45:43 UTC 2008


You could - but you wouldn't be able to encrypt it of course and if it
was connected to the Internet, keeping it non commercial would be
nearly impossible.

73 de Joseph Durnal NE3R

On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 10:37 AM, Jason KG4WSV <kg4wsv at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 9:26 AM, Joseph M. Durnal
> <joseph.durnal at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Practical, yes, legal, probably not, unless you are really careful.  :)
>
> The way I read the frequency specs, about half the 802.11 channels are
> in the 2.4GHz ham band, and hams are primary users on that band.  If
> we radiate the increased power only on the frequencies/channels we are
> licensed for, why wouldn't it be legal?
>
> I wasn't really thinking of kW outputs or anything; just going from
> the typical 50 to 100mW up to, say, 5W would make a serious difference
> in range.
>
> Besides that, at 2.4GHz, there are serious safety concerns with high
> power.  Don't want to microwave any body parts...
>
> -Jason
> kg4wsv
>
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