Active Antennas...

Sameer Verma sverma at
Tue Mar 17 11:46:18 EDT 2009

On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 9:01 PM, Martin Langhoff
<martin.langhoff at> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 3:44 PM, Sameer Verma <sverma at> wrote:
>> What's the status on the moratorium on active antennas? Can we request
>> these for small deployments (<40) ?
> it's ok to request them for development & testing, but for deployments... hmmm
> Depending on kernel & firmware versions, they are reliable or
> unreliable. It's hit and miss. And RF usage is still high I think, so
> I'm not sure we can cope with 40 users in a stable, usable shape.

This worries me a bit. I realize that the testing AAs are not
certified, etc. but is the RF high enough to worry? I hope its still
within 802.11 spec.

Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Information Systems
San Francisco State University
San Francisco CA 94132 USA

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