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[Ham-80211] FW: HSMM & WRT54GS

David Young dyoung at pobox.com
Thu Oct 6 22:05:06 UTC 2005


On Thu, Oct 06, 2005 at 05:40:49PM -0400, Ralph wrote:
> Yes- you would not be able to use an "access point" for that distance. 
> A "bridge" will be required (due to its available distance/timing settings),
> or some other way to adjust the timings required (maybe this software you
> speak of).
> But on an access point, you are lucky to get 7+ miles regardless of how much
> power or gain you have.
> Using bridges, I easily go 18 miles on part 15 power!

Ralph,

Somebody might get the idea that an "access point" necessarily has
no timing adjustments (not so) and a "bridge" necessarily has timing
adjustments (also not so).  Are you speaking with a particular brand of
wireless products in mind?

Dave

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