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 From:  SDamron <sdamron at gmail dot com>
 To:  "Mark Schoonover" <schoon at amgt dot com>
 Cc:  "Michael Brown" <knightmb at knightmb dot dyndns dot org>, monowall <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Limited or no connectivity
 Date:  Tue, 12 Sep 2006 15:54:24 -0500
Where are you getting 2.5 ghz and 5.4 ghz stuff from?

On 9/12/06, Mark Schoonover <schoon at amgt dot com> wrote:
> You can have problems with a WAP, even though a cellular phone is not on the
> same frequencies. It's called front-end overload, and it's because the cell
> phone has a higher power output than a wifi card, or WAP. If the phone is
> between the computer and wifi, or is closer to the WAP, it could cause
> problems where the WAP can't filter out the much stronger cellphone signal.
> It 'overloads' the radio circuitry in the WAP so it can't hear the wifi
> signals very well.
>
> Now, a 2.5Ghz cordless phone used in most homes will cause a WAP to drop.
> Happened to me all the time until we purchased a 5.4Ghz phone, and that
> solved the problem.
>
> HTH
>
> Mark
> KA6WKE
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Brown [mailto:knightmb at knightmb dot dyndns dot org]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 12, 2006 10:48 AM
> To: monowall
> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Limited or no connectivity
>
>
> I mean Cell Phone, as in TracPhone Motorola V170 (currently have), some
> others I've had that caused the same problem in the past.  Motorola
> V120, Nokia 2285, Nokia 5100 have caused problems too.  Basically you
> get with about 10' feet of a wireless PC and they lose signal,
> especially while on a phone call.
>
> Anyone using these?
>
> Thanks,
> Michael
>
> Dan Bond wrote:
> > Do we mean Cordless phones, not Cell phones maybe. You know, the ones
> > that are plugged into your phone line in your house but have no wires.
> > I think those (as well as microwave ovens) can kick out some
> > interference at 2.4Ghz.
> >
> > Dan
> >
> > On 12/09/06, Michael Brown <knightmb at knightmb dot dyndns dot org> wrote:
> >> Yeah, my bad on the terrible way I worded that.  I should have just
> >> stated that Cell Phones *can* interfere with the wireless networking
> >> because I have first hand experience with it.  But you are absolutely
> >> right on that, they *shouldn't* be falling outside of that range, hehe.
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Michael
> >>
> >> SDamron wrote:
> >> > That is a bit of misinformation there...Cell Phones do not operate in
> >> > 2.4Ghz.  They operate between 800-2000mhz or 800mhz to 2.0ghz.
> >> > Cellphones CAN NOT operate in 2.4ghz, as it is reserved for
> >> > scientific/research, as they can not operate lower than 800mhz due to
> >> > emergency frequencies (Fire and Ambulance) operating in that range.
> >> >
> >> > On 9/12/06, Michael Brown <knightmb at knightmb dot dyndns dot org> wrote:
> >> >
> >>
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