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[Ham-80211] What is it? (probably off-topic)

dubose at texas.net dubose at texas.net
Mon Feb 14 15:50:11 UTC 2005


Humm, now tht you mention it, that could be it.  I know that during the 199?
"Final Four" at the Alamo Dome in San Antonio, they installed 4 such animals
to extend cellphone coverage.

Walt/K5YFW


Quoting Brian Webster <bwebster at wirelessmapping.com>:

> Sounds to me like a bi-directional amplifier. Typically used for in
> building
> coverage where the normal site doesn't penetrate. It probably is set for
> the
> 800 MHz band. It may have been set up for the old analog trunking systems
> but hard to say without seeing. You might try looking up the FCC id number
> on one of those sites that gives you the info on the product based on the
> ID
> #.
> 
> 
> 
> Thank You,
> Brian Webster N2KGC
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> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: J.P. Rouland [mailto:jprouland at comcast.net]
> Sent: Monday, February 14, 2005 12:54 AM
> To: TAPR Mailing List for Ham Radio Use of 802.11
> Subject: [Ham-80211] What is it? (probably off-topic)
> 
> 
> I picked-up, some time ago, a "brick" of an aluminum box, heavy, and
> looking interesting.
> Made by Allen Telecom, sporting also "db Mobile", and "ActiveLink"
> inscriptions.
> Model # JAA-002 Trunking.
> Has only 3 connections, and one LED for Power.
> -Inside Antenna ( fitted with a 2" rubber duckie)
> -Outside Antenna ( same conn. as a typical old cellphone antenna).
> Didn't get the antenna for this side.
> -12V power jack.
> Definitely some kind of transmitter ( solid aluminum box, some fins as
> heatsink, and the telltale of a RF power transistor's stub sticking
> through.
> 
> Searched Google in vain ( only one reference, in Spain, on a
> homologation list..), as well as Allen Telecom.
> If anybody recognizes the "beast", and can tell me more about it, I'd
> appreciate ( probably better off-list, unless the responder thinks the
> answer can help others, too).
> Thanks in advance,
> J.P. Rouland NQ6T Fremont, CA
> <jprouland at comcast.net>
> 
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