PCI NIC with external antenna

Ged Haywood ged
Fri Sep 17 00:07:51 PDT 2004

Hi there,

On Thu, 16 Sep 2004 KC Ferguson wrote:

> ** Off Topic **
> > There are still unanswered questions about the health implications
> >
> EIRP is the sum of the power sent to the antenna plus antenna gain.  So a
> 30mW card with a 5dBi antenna gives an EIRP of approximately 95mW.  The
> only difference is where the RF originates.  Signal Strength/Power at a
> given location is still relative to the EIRP and the distance from the RF
> source.  For any given location you are still "bathing" in an RF cell.

You're forgetting that the aerials are directional - even the omnis.


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