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From: Matthew Lambie (mlambiepacc.com.au)
Date: Sat Sep 22 2001 - 20:21:02 CDT
----- Original Message -----
From: "Greg Lehey" <groglemis.com>
To: "Matthew Lambie" <mlambiepacc.com.au>
Sent: Sunday, September 23, 2001 8:42 AM
Subject: Re: Aviator and Apple Airport
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> On Saturday, 22 September 2001 at 13:47:05 +0800, Matthew Lambie wrote:
> > Hello everyone,
> > My first foray into wireless networking. Yesterday we began
> > collecting Galaxy antenna from the local community. Got 4, and have
> > another 5-6 to get in a few days when the rain stops ;)
> > Anyway... I have an Aviator 2.4 card in a Linux box and want to
> > point it at an Airport that is a fair distance away. Has anyone
> > successfully gotten the Airport to talk to an Aviator card? If so,
> > does it work like a switch and communicate to me at 2MB and the
> > others at 11MB, because there was concern that it would drop to 2MB
> > for all connecting cards. I have not tried any of this yet, but
> > wanted to know what people had found in their own experiments.
> > Any help will be appreciated ;)
> Sorry, they're incompatible. The Aviator runs 802.11 FHSS, the
> Airport 802.11b DSSS. The speed difference isn't a problem, but the
> modulation technique is.
Thanks for your help with this Greg.