7762 outdoor APs - 5.15 - 5.25 GHz band (channels 36 to 48) output power

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We have ZoneFlex 7762 APs purchased before 2014. We would like to take advantage of the 2014 FCC rule change that allows outdoor usage of the 5.15 - 5.25 GHz band (channels 36 to 48) at 1 W output power. Our version of ZoneDirector allows it but are the 7762's FCC compliant "as is" or do we need to adjust Tx power? See https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2014/05/01/2014-09279/unlicensed-national-information-infr...
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treebert

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Sandeep Gupta, Employee

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1W output, aka 1000 mW, aka 30dBm is a pretty high Tx power output.  I do not believe the 7762 can transmit at that level even with country codes applied.  I cannot find specific documentation since its a bit older, however most of the current APs are in the 20-28dbBm Tx Power range.
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The 7762 antenna adds 3db gain, as does BeamFlex add another 3db gain, up to you to stay within country limitations, and you can find the datasheet here: http://c541678.r78.cf2.rackcdn.com/datasheets/ds-zoneflex-7762-series.pdf
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Thanks, I wasn't sure how much the BeamFlex was adding.