Subject: Re: setting power for wi(4)
To: Henry B. Hotz <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/06/2003 21:04:43
At 8:17 AM +0100 1/2/03, Pavel Cahyna wrote:
>In our country we have a regulation dictating that a wireless device
>like this shall look from any direction like an isotropic source of
>radiation with total power not exceeding ... (some value that I don't
>remember; 100 mW maybe?) so if we focus the output by means of a
>parabollic antenna, we must lower the power accordingly.

Don't forget to calculate the loss in the cable from the card to the antenna -
sometimes this already is enough reduction of radiation power ;-)