Subject: Re: setting power for wi(4)
To: Henry B. Hotz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Pavel Cahyna <email@example.com>
Date: 01/06/2003 22:00:01
> I'm not up on regulations, but if the restriction is on EIRP (as it
> sounds) then once you get to an antenna that requires you to reduce
> your output you have nothing to gain by using a better antenna.
> In other words I think this only makes sense if 1) you don't have
> enough power though your standard antenna to reach the regulatory
> limit, or 2) you don't actually intend to adhere strictly to the
> regulation, or 3) you have some nearby interference which the
> regulations don't prevent (like bluetooth, or a cordless phone).
> I'm not an expert, but I hope you're not barking up the wrong tree here.
Well, I'm not an expert on wi, but I was told that focusing the output
by an antenna and lowering the power accordingly is good, because the
antenna shield you from nearby interference and others are shielded