[amsat-bb] Re: Is Wi-Fi Headed toward an Early Grave?

Tony Langdon vk3jed at gmail.com
Tue Dec 12 16:42:14 PST 2006

At 10:41 AM 12/13/2006, Trevor wrote:
>I did indeed mean 2390-2400 MHz, but we need to ensure 2400-2402 is protected
>as well so it can be used as an uplink if necessary.
>The tragedy is that currently there are no common World-Wide Amateur S band
>segments below 2400 MHz , for instance I believe Japan only has 
>2400-2450 MHz.

Same in Oz, at least in the major population centres.  :-(

>Hopefully the ARRL and national societies will encourage their local 
>(FCC etc) to push for a World-Wide Amateur and Amateur Satellite allocation
>below 2400 as it's clear the band above 2402 MHz is becoming unusable.

We used to have 2300-2450 MHz across the entire country, but 2302 - 
2400 was turned over to MDS TV broadcasting/narrowcasting several 
years ago, so the trend has been in the "wrong" direction in the last 
decade. :-(

73 de VK3JED

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