Virtual WiFi on Linux?

Jim Thompson jim at netgate.com
Wed Oct 19 17:16:47 EDT 2005


On Oct 19, 2005, at 11:11 AM, Tom Sharples wrote:

> Yes it (multiple radios on 2.4) works, and with very good  
> throughput even through multiple hops. We do it all the time. Yes,  
> you do have to be rather careful with antenna selection, placement,  
> and gain-staging. Depending on the specifics, this may even include  
> judicious use of in-line attenuation to reduce the effective  
> receive sensitivity of one or both of the radios. In a ptp link the  
> resultant signal loss is easy to make up at the other end.

Yes yes, I forgot Tom's in-line attenuation trick, (which I thought  
was brilliant, btw), but here again you've reduced effective range.




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