Austad, Jay wrote:
> What kind of distances are you trying to achieve?  A 24db dish antenna will
> provide you with a 23 mile link as long as you can get it high enough to
> avoid any obstructions.  Ditching the 15db + amp for a 24db would probably
> save you some money.
> Is a 500mW amp even legal on a 15db antenna?  With a 24db antenna, the FCC
> limits you to 150 or 200mW (forgot the exact number).

I've gotta post-and-run, but this link from Tim Pozar
(of BAWUG fame) is the best precis of the FCC part 15
regs that I've seen:

andyw at

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