Subject: Re: Wireless Card Recommendations
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Daniel Carosone <email@example.com>
Date: 07/07/2003 18:26:07
On Mon, Jul 07, 2003 at 02:59:43AM -0500, David Young wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 06, 2003 at 08:42:19PM -0700, Bryan Vyhmeister wrote:
> > I would highly recommend the EnGenius/Senao cards available from:
> > http://www.netgate.com/
> > They are 200 mW where most cards are 30 mW or maybe up to 100 mW. They
> This is SO off topic, but this begs for a response: 200mW is OVERKILL
> for most applications. 50mW or LESS is sufficient for the majority of
> applications. Be a responsible user of the spectrum (and save money!) by
> choosing the right power level for your application. Home and office
> networking does NOT usually require 200mW.
. and save your laptop battery, since the point of wireless is somewhat
lost if you need to drag a mains power cable around ..