[rescue] 802.11 + VoIP

Eric Dittman dittman at dittman.net
Tue Oct 21 12:32:36 CDT 2003

> The link in question is 3.6 miles long and both sides have amps.  It is
> all in spec as far as the Fcc rules are concerned.  The real problem has
> to do with the tower side of the connection.  About a 1/4 of a mile away
> from the tower that has the omni, sits a Verzion tower, 80 feet up on this
> tower an omni that is blasting away at over four times the power limit
> that the Fcc allows.  That is what causes most of the problems with this
> link.  The Isp knows about it but they don't want to call the Fcc to
> get it fixed.  They don't want to risk any of their stuff being out of
> spec as far as the fcc is concerned.  They are a small shop and it would
> be VERY bad if they had to replace equipment.  If they knew for sure that
> they wouldn't have any problems they would make the call but it is a big
> risk for them...

You could lodge a complaint with the FCC yourself.
Eric Dittman
dittman at dittman.net

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