Given your position on this issue, I have to believe that your
comments are partially tongue-in-cheek. The telcos have had a
government-mandated monopoly for over 50 years where they were allowed
to collect monopolistic profits to build the grand network that they
possess today. They
Last I heard a guy could get a Harris system (both ends, just radios) for a
shade under $20k. Might be a bit lower now as it's been a couple of years.
For a 45 meg system that's pretty high by today's standards.
Let me say this again guys. We're talking LICENSED bands here.
I have some experience at 6, 11, 13, 18 23 GHz, more at 6,
11 13. These were all carrier links never used a 6' dish
unless it was a short path, less than 8 mi., usually 6 or
less. WE built 40 dB fade margin into every path. tried to
keep the radiated signal beem as narrow as possible,