09-03-2010 08:04 AM
Check the pics to see if I'm missing something.
09-03-2010 08:12 AM
What are you trying to make the APs do? The first picture shows the APs are operating at their max power for the given channel (22.5/22.5). The 127 in the second picture means that the AP can go all the way to the maximum allowed output (transmit EIRP + antenna gain - cable loss). If you set the max and min at 127, it tells the AP to operate at full power.
In the fourth picture, the 51 in Transmit EIRP means that AP will start at 51 when it is booted. Since 51 is not a realistic EIRP, the AP will start at max power. Usually the Transmit EIRP is set midway between the max and min (from the ARM profile) and ARM will adjust up or down based on the RF environment.
09-03-2010 09:43 AM
Keep in mind that especially in the 5GHz band, some channels can operate at higher powers than other channels, so you may see differences in total EIRP depending on ARM channel selection.
Many outdoor APs however can operate at 23dBm radio power, for example our AP-85 has a 200mW 2.4GHz radio in it (23dBm) for outdoor operation.
What problem are you trying to solve by wanting more tx power? ....and lastly, reboots are not required when changing power settings--either automatically via ARM, or manually via setting min-tx-power, max-tx-power ARM settings or static power settings.
09-03-2010 10:00 AM
The 22.5dBm reported here is the result of the max capability of the hardware (20dBm) and gain of the built-in antenna (2.5dBm).