On Wed, Sep 15, 2004 at 12:52:00AM -0500, S.  Earl Jarosh wrote:
> Don't forget to unplug and turn off all the 2.4 GHz DSSS cordless phones in
> the house to improve your 802.11b reception and connectivity.  Better yet,
> replace them with the non interfering 5.8 GHz DSSS cordless phones.   :-)

Shame on you,

5.8GHz cordless phones pollute 802.11a
5.8GHz cordless phones are only 5.8GHz from the base to the handheld, the
handheld uses 2.4ghz to talk to the base, which means you're polluting
*both* bands.

Go back to 900mhz, you don't need 16 phones spread throughout your house.

Matthew S. Hallacy                            FUBAR, LART, BOFH Certified
http://www.poptix.net                           GPG public key 0x01938203

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