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Posts Tagged ‘802.11ac’

Get the Real Scoop on Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) and 802.11ac
Last Updated on Tuesday, 5 November 2013 11:13
Written by jj
Monday, November 11th, 2013

The wireless world has been abuzz with talk of Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) and the complications with adhering to the DFS requirements while deploying a 5GHz-only high-speed 802.11ac network.

What is DFS? Why is DFS an issue? How does wireless impact radar, and vice versa? What are the added challenges when deploying 802.11ac WiFi? In my three-part series over at Network Computing, we take a dive in to these questions, and more. (more…)

The Best Damn 802.11ac Channel Allocation Graphics, Ever
Last Updated on Tuesday, 5 November 2013 11:23
Written by jj
Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

As I was writing a series of wireless articles recently, I searched for graphics. I wanted a graphic that could show the 802.11 5GHz channels, clearly denote DFS frequencies while correctly noting the Dopplar-avoidance rules, visually show channel width options and also included the newly-added 802.11ac channel. My requirements for this graphic were apparently too demanding. (more…)

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