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Re: Help Wanted -- 802.16 & WiMAX Experts



On Wed, 28 May 2003, Tom Clark, W3IWI wrote:

> the WiFi alliance has petitioned the FCC for additional spectrum at 5.7 GHz
> for 802.11a, cordless phone and other potentially unfriendly applications. I
> plan to discuss the idea at the 2003 Annual Meeting in Toronto in October.

A tid bit.  A friend of mine bought one of those 5.6? GHz phones to avoid
the 2.4 GHz spectrum in his home.  But, guess what?  Although the phone
is advertised as 5.6? GHz, it ALSO uses 2.4 GHz for the return link!
Nothing on the box says that, only if you read the fine print inside...

Bob


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