[MLB-WIRELESS] IEEE Victorian TALK: Gigabit Wireless Systems

Tony Langdon, VK3JED vk3jed at optushome.com.au
Sat May 19 17:05:31 EST 2007

At 04:47 PM 5/19/2007, David Smith wrote:

>Tony Langdon, VK3JED wrote:
> > At 11:20 AM 5/19/2007, Bill Farrow - Mailing Lists wrote:
> > A word of warning, the maximum practical range on 60 GHz is a little
> > over 1km, no matter the antenna configuration.  This is due to the
> > fact that this band is strongly absorbed by atmospheric oxygen.
>Hate to be a smart*, but I think you'll find there are 2 hydrogen atoms
>attached to the oxygen atoms in the molecules that cause the attenuation

OK, wrong molecule... :)  Been a while since I read up on those frequencies. :)

73 de VK3JED

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