wad at laptop.org
Tue Mar 17 20:56:53 EDT 2009
There are no health concerns with the AAs. Those modules have
(Specific Absorption Rate) tests to both FCC and EU standards.
Martin was referring to the RF spectrum usage, which is higher for a
using the mesh than when using a conventional AP.
On Mar 17, 2009, at 11:46 AM, Sameer Verma wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 9:01 PM, Martin Langhoff
> <martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 3:44 PM, Sameer Verma <sverma at sfsu.edu>
>>> What's the status on the moratorium on active antennas? Can we
>>> 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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