[Olsr-users] Off Topic: Frequency select
Sun Jan 25 06:21:56 CET 2009
HOw can we identify the channel selection ?? Is it purely on
interference and switch to the channels ...??
On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 12:33 AM, Henning Rogge <(spam-protected)> wrote:
> On Samstag 24 Januar 2009 19:54:16 Derek C wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Sorry - this is [yet another] off topic mesh question again:
>> I'm having interference problems - no surprise I suppose because I'm using
>> 2.4 Ghz. I see a good association strength (via wlanconfig athX list sta)
>> and I've found that with lots of iperf tests the through put is sometimes
>> 7Mbits/sec and sometimes <1Mbit/second. Also it can be good for a number
>> of tests and I'll try again later and it'll be poor again so I reckon its
>> I'm using channel 6 (2.437).
>> I don't know if/how to control bandwidth (Mhz channel width) in madwifi so
>> I think I only have channels 1,6 and 11 available like normal APs.
>> Unless perhaps its good to be in the middle and accept interference on the
>> main channels (like channels 3 and 9)?
>> What have you found to be a good channel selection?
> WLAN Channels in the 2.4 Ghz overlap by 80%... so you need a difference of 5
> channels to get no overlap at all.
> Because of this most times the only used channels are 1, 6 and 11... so you
> have three channel which do not jam each other.
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