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Square building with 5 access points that can hear each other and 3 chanels

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April 18, 2011 11:05:44 PM

Hello i have a one story building with 5 access points 1 center and 4 corners. if they can all hear each other and i have chanels 1,6, and 11. how can i do this? will there be inteferance?802.11g.
if i use 802.11a would this work better?
April 28, 2012 3:10:36 PM

skwotingdog said:
Hello i have a one story building with 5 access points 1 center and 4 corners. if they can all hear each other and i have chanels 1,6, and 11. how can i do this? will there be inteferance?802.11g.
if i use 802.11a would this work better?



Did you ever get a response to this question? I need help with this same issue.
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April 28, 2012 3:41:43 PM

You can use inSSIDer (http://www.metageek.net/products/inssider/) to analyze how much interference you get at any point due to other AP signals, but a creative pattern with three channels and five APs is possible to create. Take a look at this for the last figure, which will explain what I mean quickly: http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/wireless-network-... (no offense meant, just a good diagram to show the possible solution).

If you cannot come up with an adequate coverage pattern with non-overlap, a or n would allow you more than enough channels without overlap if that works with your existing network.
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