[Coco] Wireless transmission power boost
gene.heskett at verizon.net
Tue Feb 20 22:17:39 EST 2007
On Tuesday 20 February 2007, Roger Taylor wrote:
>At 05:39 PM 2/20/2007, you wrote:
>>On Tuesday 20 February 2007, Roger Taylor wrote:
>> >At 02:20 PM 2/20/2007, you wrote:
>> >>Gains for reception and transmission are the same.
>> >That's good to know. I thought maybe the transmitting circuitry had
>> >to put some UMMPH behind the sending power from within the wireless
>> > device.
>>Nope, antenna gain, a byproduct of its directionality, is absolutely
>>bi-directional unless there is something in the near field to absorb
>>power. Pringle cans are wunnerfull things when you need to reach
>> several miles, the record being 39 miles I believe. A google search
>> will spit out at least 50 designs based on the original pringle can
>I see this is called the Cantenna efforts. Nice. I'd like to see
>the 39-mile version or anything over 10 miles.
>It just proves that the more things change the more they stay the
>same, as in the CD radio hayday. On a good night you could hear lots
>of Mexicans yik yakking away over the channels. That was from North
Heck, I can remember talking to an aussie in Brisbane for a couple of
hours one night. I was in NE at the time.
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