[Cialug] OT: Wireless protocols
tom at tcpconsulting.com
Wed Jun 15 16:14:30 CDT 2005
The choice for me is simple. In the same family of products, B has
always tested with greater range than G products. Even at the slowest
connection, B connected at 1Mb/s (the other rates are 2.5, 5, and 11).
Since I aim for an access point density that will give a minimum
connection of 5Mb/s I don't really see a problem with using B equipment
since the broadband coming into the location tends to always be 1Mb or
less, if all of the traffic is destined for the internet, B or G really
makes no difference.
I got a phone call in the middle of that so sorry if it doesn't make
On Jun 15, 2005, at 3:49 PM, Nathan C. Smith wrote:
> Does anybody out there care whether they use 802.11g or 802.11b? I
> normally pick 'b' because it is the lowest common denominator. Is it
> longer true that using an 802.11b device will ratchet down everyone's
> on an 802.11g access point? What are the wireless hotspot operators
> Do they cater to 'g' and 'b'?
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