[Cu-wireless] Re: tentative wireless penetration table

Paul Riismandel p-riism at uiuc.edu
Wed May 23 11:57:45 CDT 2001

Antennas are a big issue at that short of a wavelength, and a transmitting 
antenna is more critical than receiving.  It would make sense to me that a 
base station have a better antenna than a PC card, though such common sense 
may not actually bare out.

Are all basic wireless networks using 2.4 Ghz?


At 11:41 AM 5/23/01 -0500, David Young wrote:

>On Wed, May 23, 2001 at 11:36:09AM -0500, Zachary C.Miller wrote:
> > I'd like to know whether the "wireless ethernet base stations" get
> > more range than the individual wireless cards or whether they are just
> > simply routers with standard issue cards in them.
>The Apple Airport base station contains an ordinary Lucent PC Card. So,
>too, does the Lucent RG-1000 Residential Gateway. The cards may plug
>into improved antennas, I don't remember.
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