On 07/06/2012 07:22 PM, Brian Lloyd wrote:
> I wouldn't expect it to be. Remember, for 802.11 to work, both paths, i.e.
> AP-to-client and client-to-AP, have to have sufficient Eb/No for
> communications. Turning up the power in the AP improves link margin for the
> AP-to-client path but does nothing for the client-to-AP path. OTOH,
> improving the antenna on either end improves both paths.
A good commercial grade AP also hase inline boosters on receive, and
better discrimination circuitry to reduce Signal to Noise issues. Well
worth the money.