Re: Cordless Phones On 110-140 Mhz

Date:         11 Apr 98 02:16:34 
From:         gfoley@freenet.columbus.oh.us (Gerard Foley)
Organization: The Greater Columbus FreeNet
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Lloyd Kubis (kubis@pacific.net.sg) wrote:
: I have seen cordless phones for sale in electronics shops in Singapore
: that are marked as operating on 110-140 Mhz complete with 50 and 100 watt
: amplifiers for increased range. Would these units not cause interference
: to aircraft navigation systems which I believe operate in the 108-118 Mhz
: band? Apparently these are made in Taiwan or in China by Taiwanese companies.

They sure would interfere!  On a high building  or a hilltop at 100 watts
the range would be 50 miles or more.  Of course that's only from the fixed
location to the receiving telephone.  It is extremely stupid to use this
power on the fixed transmitter when the romote telephone only has a
couple of watts or usually much less.
--
Gerry