[amsat-bb] Re: 5Ghz WiFi

kc6uqh kc6uqh at cox.net
Sun Sep 10 12:22:43 PDT 2006

Current activity in metropoliton aeras on 900 MHz do not support your 
theroy. @.4 will just become a feed to 5.8 as 900 has for 2.4 GHz. If the 
noise floor goes down other users will fing a use for the part 15 free for 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "George Henry" <ka3hsw at earthlink.net>
To: "amsat bb" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, September 10, 2006 11:10 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: 5Ghz WiFi

> It's not a question of "if"....  it WILL happen, and indeed, has already
> started.  And remember, with computers, the technology drives the
> marketplace, and not vice versa.  Manufacturers will put 5.8 GHz WiFi in
> laptops, forcing consumers to chuck their 2.4 GHz WAPs and migrate to 5.8.
> 2.4 GHz phones will die, and be replaced with 5.8 GHz. models. This, as I
> have already stated (see my earlier message with subject "The REAL future 
> of
> S-Band"), will result in a QUIETER S-band in less than 5 years, contrary 
> to
> the design team's assumption that it will get worse.
> George, KA3HSW
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <sco at sco-inc.com>
> To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
> Sent: Sunday, September 10, 2006 8:39 AM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] 5Ghz WiFi
>> QVC is advertising the SMC WMRAG EZ Stream 2.4GHz/5GHz Wireless
>> Multimedia Receiver for $199. If the wifi devices start going to the
>> 5Ghz band how would that affect Eagle in the future?
>> Les W4SCO
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