Are there any 802.11a routers yet?

Discussion in 'Home Networking' started by Ian Chard, May 9, 2006.

  1. Ian Chard

    Ian Chard Guest

    Hi,

    I'm thinking about changing my wireless kit for 802.11a to keep out of
    the way of video senders and other devices that tend to interfere with
    b/g. Are there are 802.11a routers out there yet?

    - Ian
     
    Ian Chard, May 9, 2006
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    Rob Morley Guest

    Rob Morley, May 9, 2006
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  3. Ian Chard

    deKay Guest

    Soni tempori elseu romani yeof helsforo nisson ol sefini ill des Tue, 09 May
    2006 13:15:22 +0100, sefini jorgo geanyet des mani yeof do
    uk.comp.home-networking, yawatina tan reek esk Ian Chard
    I thought 11a kit was *more* prone to interference than 11b/g kit? I thought
    that was one of the reasons for it's demise.

    deKay
     
    deKay, May 9, 2006
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  4. Ian Chard

    Ian Chard Guest

    My understanding is that b/g uses 2.4GHz, which is shared with things
    like Bluetooth, video senders and DECT phones. 802.11a is up around
    5GHz -- I don't know if anything else uses that. Presumably the high
    frequency means that the signal is absorbed more easily, though.

    - Ian
     
    Ian Chard, May 10, 2006
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