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802.11b vs. 802.11g - current view?



 
 
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Old August 9th 03, 08:13 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Simon Heather
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Default 802.11b vs. 802.11g - current view?

802.11g gives greater range than 802.11b - you may be thinking about 802.11a
which has a smaller range:

http://www.intersil.com/data/wp/WP0555.pdf

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"David W.E. Roberts" wrote in message
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Hi,

have previously read that 802.11g gives higher bandwidth but less range

than
802.11b.

However there is always the possibility that the 802.11g kit is better
engineered to overcome the shorter range issue.

Which is the best option if range is important?

TIA
Dave R

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Old August 10th 03, 12:00 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Malcolm Reeves
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Default 802.11b vs. 802.11g - current view?

On Sat, 9 Aug 2003 20:13:10 +0100, "Simon Heather"
wrote:

802.11g gives greater range than 802.11b - you may be thinking about 802.11a
which has a smaller range:

http://www.intersil.com/data/wp/WP0555.pdf


Interesting link but if you read it carefully, as far as I can see, it
says g has greater range than a, there is no b/g comparison other than
OFDM being better than CCK for multipath.


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