We've got some 2702Es in autonomous mode to be deployed as wireless PTP bridges and I'm trying to document the link power budget for the PTP link. I have all the power data in dB for the hardware, I have the free space path loss calculated, and know the attenuation loss of antenna cables used, but for life of me can't make sense of what I should use for the txpower from the transmitter.
The radio controller is configured for the hardware maximum of 23 dBm, but since it's channel 165 it's less than that, isn't it? I can't find a specific reference to what it would be, though.
And let's say the link is a steady a5.2b2, which translates to MCS 5, 2 spatial streams, 20Mhz bw, and beamforming. Does that affect the txpower?
Help, I'm confused.
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