Multiple OpenSpot's - How close to each other can you place them?

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Multiple OpenSpot's - How close to each other can you place them?

Post by KD6QFO » Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:05 am

Hello:
I have 3 OpenSpots (V1) and I was planning to locate them about 18" apart form each other. I sadly have a wireless access point and 2.4ghz phone base within 4 feet from the openspots too.

I am looking for information or best practive on distance apart. Obviously I have them transmitting on different frequencies, currently .250Mhz apart. So, I guess another question is radio seperation, should I have more seperation in frequency? Its not often all three are transmitting but it can happen.

Thank in advance,

Kevin.

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Re: Multiple OpenSpot's - How close to each other can you place them?

Post by w2rfa » Wed May 08, 2019 2:02 pm

No replies to this question as I have the same question...how close can I place the Open Spots together and how close in frequency can they be without interfering with each other?

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Re: Multiple OpenSpot's - How close to each other can you place them?

Post by HA2NON » Wed May 08, 2019 3:31 pm

You can stack the openSPOTs as close as you want. You should use at least 100kHz difference with 0.5W TX power on your radios. You can use 1W or more if you use 250kHz difference.
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Re: Multiple OpenSpot's - How close to each other can you place them?

Post by w2rfa » Wed May 08, 2019 5:20 pm

Thank you Norbert!

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