Subject: Re: "airport"-friendly wireless networking?
To: Ken Hornstein <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Gillham <email@example.com>
Date: 08/20/2000 16:35:21
Ken Hornstein writes:
> >I just wish I could get something remotely comparable to the Aviators I picked
> >up for around $70 each.
> "You get what you pay for". The Lucent cards do a fair amount of the
> 802.11 protocol (especially the roaming part) internally. It's my
> understanding that the cheaper cards don't (and that stuff has to be
> implemented in the driver, and that's where different interpretations
> of the 802.11 spec come into play ...)
Are the Aviators even 11Mbit/s? I thought they were still 2Mbit/s cards?
(e.g. a 2Mbit/s Lucent could be found cheap/used I would guess)