what difference does changing the channel make?

Discussion in 'Wireless Networks' started by Gavin, Feb 9, 2006.

  1. Gavin

    Gavin Guest

    My netgear router has automatically set itself up to transmit on channel 11.
    What difference does changing the channel make?

    Secondly why does the strength of connection vary so wildly between 56mbps
    and usually 11mbps? There are no changes to objects in the way that
    influence this in this house.
     
    Gavin, Feb 9, 2006
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  2. Hi

    Changing channel can help avoiding noise and conflict with other Signals
    that transmit on the 2.4GHz band.

    Your Wireless might fluctuate because of Electronic noise or and if it close
    to the end its function distance.

    http://www.ezlan.net/wbars.html

    Try all the channels and stick with the one that would provide the best
    results.

    Jack (MVP-Networking).
     
    Jack \(MVP-Networking\)., Feb 10, 2006
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