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 From:  Jim Thompson <jim at netgate dot com>
 To:  YvesDM <ydmlog at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] 802.11 A/B/G mini PCI cards for ALIX
 Date:  Fri, 25 Jan 2008 10:55:24 -1000
On Jan 25, 2008, at 10:37 AM, YvesDM wrote:

> I know wireless is two way communication (I also have a HAM radio  
> license
> :-) ), but I actually meant the receive signal measured on the  
> laptop wasn't
> specific a lot stronger from the 200mW compex card in the m0n0wall  
> (equiped
> with a 5dbi antenna) compared to the WRT54GL (at 100mW tx power)

its highly unlikely that at the data rates which interest you that the  
AP is sending at 20dBm, much less 23dBm, mostly due to
linearity requirements perturbed by PAPR issues.

>> As for 'handled packets faster', this could be any number of things,
>> from your perception, to linux perhaps running the receive interrupts
>> faster (on the WRT54GL).
>
> Yes indeed, that's why I also wrote, maybe you better just try it  
> out for yourself ;-)

Who's to say I haven't?

> Don't misunderstand, I liked the monowall as an AP, but like I said,  
> for me
> it didn't give me a much better result and wrt54gl is less expensive  
> then
> alix+case+wireless stuff. For the routing itself I always stick with
> m0n0wall of course ! :-)

This is coming to you via an 802.11n Apple Airport, behind pfSense...:-)

Jim
kd5fga, btw