se.witt at gmx.net
Sun Dec 12 14:36:23 EST 2004
Gudmundur Karlsson wrote:
> I have a Senao 2511 CD PLUS EXT2 with a 5 dBi Omni RP-TNC antenna
> Master mode. iwconfig shown below.
> I still don't seem to get good range. It seems the same as any other
> I've used.
> How do I check if the card is really transmitting at 200mW ?
> If it isn't, then how do I set the txpower?
> iwconfig won't set it with iwconfig wlan0 txpower 200mW:
I'm using iwpriv to set the output power of my 2511:
# Disable ALC:
iwpriv $IF alc 0
# Set manual TX power control
iwpriv $IF writemif 62 $x
$x is an value between 0 and 255, 127 is the lowest output power, 128
See http://www.hasw.net/wlan/NL-2511-TxPower.png to get an overview.
There's also CR58 (TX Power Measurement, iwpriv $IF readmif 116):
These are all raw values, I haven't read the documentation on how to
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