Re: PI TNC - progress report.



Look at what people are doing with Wi-Fi routers; if I'm not mistaken, those don't put out much more power and people can get ranges of up to 10 miles out of them with directional antennas.

Matthew Pitts

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Subject: [Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO] Re: PI TNC - progress report.
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Just curious, but how could such low-power transceivers be of any practical use for packet? Wouldn't the RF footprint be so limited that hardly anyone in the neighborhood would be able to use it? Am I missing something here... or is the plan to use an amplifier for wider coverage?


--- In Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO@..., Bill Vodall wrote:

> > These are tiny 100 mW 434MHz data tranceivers - see
> > I plan to do
> > a version of the TNC using this module.
> How about the RFM12BP for a bit more punch?

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