Hardware

 Why we do not recommend using the Linksys WRT54G Routers for HAM Mesh Networking



Bullet/Bullet-Ti

     
BM2HP
 2.4 GHz 100+ Mbps 600mw 28 dBm 2412-2462 MHz
 BM2-Ti 2.4 GHz  100+ Mbps 600mw 28 dBm 412-2462 MHz
 BM5HP 5 GHz  100+ Mbps 600mw 25 dBm  5170-5825 MHz*
 BM5-Ti 5 GHz  100+ Mbps 600mw 25 dBm 5170-5825 MHz*
Source: bm_ds.web.pdf and BulletM_Ti_DS.pdf
* Only 5725 - 5850 MHz is supported in the USA
Note: dBm refers to output power

 AirGrid M

      EIRP
(Watts)
 AG-HP-2G16 2.4 GHz 100+ Mbps 10+ km 28 dBm/
 16 dBi
 2412 - 2462 MHz 40.07
 AG-HP-2G20 2.4 GHz 100+ Mbps 20+ km 28 dBm/
 20 dBi
 2412 - 2462 MHz 100.65
 AG-HP-5G23 5 GHz 100+ Mbps 25+ km 25 dBm/
 23 dBi
  5170 – 5875 MHz* 200.68
 AG-HP-5G27 5 GHz 100+ Mbps 30+ km 25 dBm/
 27 dBi
  5170 – 5875 MHz* 504.08
Source: airGrid_HP.pdf
India: 5825 – 5875 MHz
* USA:  5725 – 5850 MHz
Note: dBm refers to output power, dBi refers to antenna gain

 NanoBridge



      EIRP
(Watts)
 NB-2G182.4 GHz150+ Mbps 20+ km 23 dBm/
 18 dBi
 2402 - 2462 63.43
 NBM3  3 GHz 150+ Mbps 30+ km 25 dBm/
 21.5 -  22.5 dBi
 3370 - 3730 142.07-
 178.85
 NB-5G22  5 GHz 150+ Mbps 30+ km 23 dBm/
 22 dBi
 5170 - 5875* 159.33
 NB-5G25 5 GHz 150+ Mbps 30+ km 23 dBm/
 25 dBi
 5170 - 5875* 317.91
Source: nbm_ds_web.pdf
* Only 5725 - 5850 is supported in the USA
Note: dBm refers to output power, dBi refers to antenna gain

Nanostation/
Nanostation loco

 
      EIRP
(Watts)
 NSM22.4 GHz150+ Mbps 13+ km 28 dBm/  11 dBi 2412-2462 12.67
 locoM2  2.4 GHz 150+ Mbps 5+ km  23 dBm/
    8 dBi
 2412-2462 6.34
 NSM3  3 GHz150+ Mbps 15+ km 25 dBm/
 13 dBi
  3400-3700 20.07
 NSM5 5 GHz 150+ Mbps 15+ km 27 dBm/
 16 dBi
 5170 - 5875* 40.06
 locoM5 5 GHz 150+ Mbps 10+ km 23 dBm/
 13 dBi
 5170 - 5875* 20.06
* Only 5725 - 5850 in USA, or 5250 - 5850 USA DFS
Note: dBm refers to output power, dBi refers to antenna gain

Rocket/Rocket-Ti

 
     
 RM2     (XM) 2.4 GHz 150+ Mbps  28 dBm 2402 - 2462 MHz
 RM2-Ti     
 RM3     (XM) 3 GHz 150+ Mbps  25 dBm 3370 - 3730 MHz**
 RM5     (XM) 5 GHz 150+ Mbps  27 dBm  5170 - 5875 MHz*
 RM5-Ti     
* Only 5725 - 5850 MHz in USA
**  Rocket M3 not supported in the USA
Linksys WRT54G outputs 19 dBm = 80 mWatts
Note: dBm refers to output power

 TP-Link

     
 CPE210 2.4 GHz 300 Mbps 27dBm/500mw
9 dBi antenna
 8.45
 CPE510 5 GHz 300 Mbps 23 dBm/200mW
13 dBi antenna
 21.04


  8 dBm =    6 mWatts
11 dBm =  13 mWatts
13 dBm =  20 mWatts
16 dBm =  40 mWatts
23 dBm = 200 mWatts
25 dBm = 300 mWatts
27 dBm = 500 mWatts
28 dBm = 600 mWatts