Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 wrote:
I totally agree with Dustin here.
Hanging them without looking first is akin to running a stop sign.
You'll probably be fine, most of the time. But......
It doesn't take long to look.
Bob's right, things can and almost always do get missed. Dustin is
also right though, one should find out as much as possible and make an
informed decision as to what freq/channel to use.
Bob, I'm shocked to hear you say you don't look before you leap! oy!
You crack me up! :-)
And telling people to use high power radios. Yikes. Dude. People
should use as much power as it takes to do that job, not a drop more!
ESPECIALLY in urban markets. All a 40 dB fade margin does is cause
interference 20 miles (literally) down the road.
Augh!!!!! Go back and re-read what I wrote. Let me know if you need any
I sure wish the FCC would put an APC requirement on all future radio
designs. Then we could have our high power radios and avoid the rats
nest that always eventually comes with using higher power than what's
For a point of reference. I have a WiFi based 21 mile ptp link that
gets 2 megs of throughput. These are only 17dB INDOOR radios, short
lmr400 runs and 24dB grid antennas.
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