[Cialug] OT: Wireless protocols
Nathan C. Smith
smith at ipmvs.com
Thu Jun 16 00:13:42 CDT 2005
I heard about 802.11n just today for the first time. I wondered if it was
different still from WiMax.
From: Neal Daringer [mailto:admin at c0wzftp.com]
Sent: Wednesday, June 15, 2005 8:56 PM
To: cialug at cialug.org
Subject: Re: [Cialug] OT: Wireless protocols
i use g and tweaked wireless switches/routers. give em a bit higher Tx
a damn good antenna. i've heard that g routers can do the up-coming
protocol (i think thats what its called). anyone know anything about the new
Quoting Tom Pohl <tom at tcpconsulting.com>:
> 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
> much sense.
> 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
>> no longer true that using an 802.11b device will ratchet down
>> everyone's speed on an 802.11g access point? What are the wireless
>> hotspot operators using? Do they cater to 'g' and 'b'?
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