[TriLUG] 802.11 w/different transmit, receive wattages and gains
on different antennas
Joseph Mack NA3T
jmack at wm7d.net
Thu Jul 7 09:09:13 EDT 2005
On Thu, 7 Jul 2005, Greg Brown wrote:
> would it be possible to use the right (primary) antenna with a 500 mw
> amp and a (I think) 5 dbi gain antenna (a combined unit, btw) for
> transmit only and a 14 dbi gain antenna on the left for receive only
> (w/o an amp).
however, assuming you are sending and
receiving to the same place, it would be better to have the 14dbi
antenna in both the receive and transmit path, ie use only
one connector, and forget about the power amp. The 14dbi antenna
will give you as much gain as does the 10db of power amp.
Joseph Mack NA3T EME(B,D), FM05lw North Carolina
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