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Re: [SLUG] Epping, Wireless networking
- To: Ben Donohue <donohueb@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Epping, Wireless networking
- From: jon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Jon Teh)
- Date: Wed, 7 Jul 2004 15:08:29 +1000
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Wed, Jul 07, 2004 at 03:00:09PM +1000, Ben Donohue wrote:
> Hi Jon,
> I've also been looking into joining this wireless network.
> I was trying to figure out what would be a good antenna for a Netgear
> Model DG834G 54 Mbps Wireless
> to reach say 5 or 6 houses out in all directions. Or is this way too
> much to expect from wireless?
It really depends how far the houses are from your place.
You'd be looking at either an omnidirectional or a 180degree slotted waveguide,
depending on your situation.
It's also unlikely you'll get 54Mbit/s speeds, you probably won't get a link
speed of more than 11Mbit/s.