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Issues concerning the 2.4 GHz band

  1. Mar 19, 2012 #1
    I am considering making a yagi antenna for a wifi adapter and I have been warned about some possible side effects that I wanted confirmed or disproved..

    I read somewhere that the 2.4GHz band also is the resonant frequency of water and is used by microwave ovens, but at a more powerful rate than wifi of course.

    But considering the adapter I'm using is a 2W long range device and the antenna theoretically would boost the signal by 12-14 dB, I wanted to know if that would be able to cause headaches, vision problems and such?

    Also, since it's a directional antenna, if it could cause any side effects would it only be limited to the direction of the antenna or would it also affect it's immediate surroundings?

    I am no expert in this and I hope you can help me here, I will have to reconsider making it if it cooks my brain by using it...
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