5GHz antenna and cable
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Thu Sep 19 00:08:05 EST 2002
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Jamie Lovick" <jalovick at doof.org>
To: "Bob Edwards" <Robert.Edwards at anu.edu.au>
Cc: <wireless at samba.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2002 1:01 AM
Subject: Re: 5GHz antenna and cable
> On Wed, 18 Sep 2002, Bob Edwards wrote:
> > Anyone on this list have a handle on a local (that is, Australian)
> > supplier for 5GHz Yagi/Parabolic/Patch/Omni antenna suitable for use
> > with 802.11a equipment, like Linksys, Netgear and D-Link (I suspect
> > they are all made by the same factory)?
> > Also, what connectors do these 5GHz Access Points and PCI cards use?
> > And, what type of coax is recommended for use at this frequency?
> Off the top of my head I cannot think of any distributors in Australia
> for 5 Ghz antenna, but I am sure there is atleast one out there
> A very very important thing to remember about the current 5 Ghz
> equipment. It operates in the lower 5Ghz band which has a limitation of
> only being allowed for use indoors.
> From memory, current devices operate in the LIPD range of 5.15 to 5.25
> (UNII-1), with 4 Channels upto 40mW and 5.25 to 5.35 (UNII-2), with 4
> channels upto 200mW.
> For outdoor use, equipment using 5.47 to 5.8 (UNII-3) are ok, with 11
> channels upto 1W. Cisco will have a outdoor bridge available Q1 2003.
> There is also UNI-4 from memory, I think it's 200 mW in the range of
> about 5.8 to 6 Ghz (roughly).
> ACA regulations covering the current devices that fall under the Low
> Interference Potential Devices Class Licence is at:
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