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Re: ISM interference on 2401 MHz

On Wednesday 27 March 2002 05:45 am, Mike Gilchrist wrote:

> Out-of-the-box, ALL 802.11b Access Points I've seen are set for channel
> one.  The FCC specifies that the middle channels be used for point-to-point
> links.  The noise from these devices is just so low to be of any serious
> concern, UNLESS you have a point to point with your antenna in the path, or
> a pirate running too much power pops up in your neighborhood.

The SMC7004AWBR that I just bought from CompUSA ($129 after rebates)
has 14 selectable channels.  The manual calls out channel 6 for the US, 7 for
Japan, etc, and it was set for channel 6 out of the box.

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