[Gllug] Bridging from wired to wireless

Adrian McMenamin adrian at mcmen.demon.co.uk
Mon Jun 13 11:37:09 UTC 2011

On Mon, June 13, 2011 12:25 pm, Chris Bell wrote:
> On Mon 13 Jun, Adrian McMenamin wrote:
>> I can give chapter and verse on the setup, but thought I'd ask:
>> (a) anybody managed to do this (bridging wired to wireless) successfully
>> (b) if they did, did they learn anything on the way that I might have
>> ignored
>    Two transmitters on the same channel are likely to be on slightly
> different frequencies which will beat and interfere with each other, that
> is
> why adjacent broadcast transmitters use different frequencies for the same
> broadcast channels. You will have enough problems through multipaths from
> a
> single transmitter within a building without data travelling over
> different
> routes at random as the signals interact.
>    You may need to carefully position a wireless unit specifically
> designed
> to cover a much larger area, with sensitive receiver and high power
> output.
> I do not use wireless at home, just wired ethernet.

So the best option would be to stick them on different channels? Not a
problem to try that of course.

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