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Re: Is Wi-Fi Headed toward an Early Grave?



My 5 Ghz phone still switches between 5 and 2.4 for the best connect.

So yes, I think overly optimistic...

73 de Tim, K4SHF


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From: amsat-bb-bounces@amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces@amsat.org] On
Behalf Of Bill Ress
Sent: Tuesday, December 12, 2006 4:48 PM
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Subject: [amsat-bb] Is Wi-Fi Headed toward an Early Grave?

Thought I'd pass along an interest article (in PC Magazine) entitled "Is 
Wi-Fi Headed toward an Early Grave?"
_http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,1895,2070360,00.asp
_
A rather mixed prediction since the article predicts 802.11n will 
replace WiFi and 802.11n can operate in both 2.4 and 5 GHz allocations.

We can only hope that 802.11a (5 GHz) and 802.11n operating at 5 GHz 
will take some of the heat off our 2.4 GHz band. The 5 GHz allocation 
offers more immunity to co-interference and allows for higher data 
rates. Perhaps the availability of still higher data rates will offer 
incentive (over the long term) to get users to opt for the higher 
frequency (above 2.4 GHz) networks.

Maybe I'm overly optimistic??

Regards...Bill - N6GHz

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