[amsat-bb] Re: Wimax in DL (Re: Is Wi-Fi Headed toward an Early Grave?)

John B. Stephensen kd6ozh at comcast.net
Thu Dec 14 00:23:49 PST 2006

The WiMax standard shows frequencies available in the 2.15-2.69 GHz and 5.25 
to 5.85 GHz ranges for deployment in the U.S and frequencies in the 3.4-4.2, 
5.15-5.725 and 10-10.68 GHz ranges for deployment in Europe.



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Achim Vollhardt" <avollhar at physik.unizh.ch>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 13, 2006 11:23 UTC
Subject: [amsat-bb] Wimax in DL (Re: Is Wi-Fi Headed toward an Early Grave?)

> Dear Graham and all,
> Germany is about to sell the licenses to the new WiMax wireless network
> for highspeed internet access.
> - Frequencies 3400 to 3600 MHz
> - Typical basestation coverage 2-3 km in cities, up to 50 km under ideal
> conditions
> - Power 30W Eirp = 45dBm
> - Daterate up to 75 MBit/s
> Don't know if this (should) affect the Eagle S2 transponder plans, as I
> expect this technology to spread worldwide fast.. maybe we should not
> give up 2.4 GHz so quickly.
> 73s Achim, DH2VA
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