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Re: P3D 2400 MHz band use?



X10 is another good source for very cheap TX/RX boxes
www.x10.com

Bob Bruninga wrote:

> With the encroachment of Bluetooth and other technologies onto the 2400
> MHz amateur band, expectant users of P3D should be prepared to deal with
> nearby 100 milliwatt broadband noise transmitters in their vicinity..
>
> So, while you are building up your 2400 MHz receive capability, you should
> also consider building a transmit capabiliity as well.  Then do some
> experimentation on the band whenever P3D is not in view.  This might
> discourage your neighbors from operating their 100mw noise generators on
> your P3D listening frequency.
>
> Fortunately, DFing at 2400 MHz is easy to do with a small dish, so the
> sources of these Bluetooth devices will be easy to locate.
>
> I am not preaching any violation of the amateur rules.  Just USE IT OR
> LOSE IT....  The cheapest 2400 MHz transmitters that I have found are the
> wireless WAVECOM license free Video Transmitters that can be beefed up to
> 100mw by a kit from PC Electronics for legal HAM use.
>
> Your neighbors who use these part-15 devices must tolerate any
> interference from a legally operating HAM transmitter.  But we all know
> that that argument won't buy you a cup of coffee if they are there
> first...
>
> So if you have your 2400 MHz receive capability all sitting there ready to
> go, use the time to start beefing up your transmit capability too.  You
> might find some other ATV'ers near you... (or some interesting video from
> all the part-15 2400 MHz video boxes out there too.
>
> de WB4APR
>
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