Subject: Re: driver for webgear aviator 2.4 card
To: Warner Losh <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Lennart Augustsson <email@example.com>
Date: 01/25/2000 00:28:44
Warner Losh wrote:
> In message <388CC3D8.FCF12E59@augustsson.net> Lennart Augustsson writes:
> : > Normally, Frequency Hopping (FH) and Direct Sequence (DS) types of Spread
> : > Spectrum are both called "CDMA" - so much so that "Code Division, Multiple
> : > Access" essentially means "Spread Spectrum" these days.
> : I think using CDMA to describe FH is confusing, but who am I to tell...
> CDMA isn't FH at all. It is spread spectrum in that it uses the
> entire broad spectrum all the time. All the users share the spectrum
> and you xor your psuedo random number with incoming packets and ignore
> the ones that don't decode right...
Exactly, that's why I said that using CDMA to describe FH is confusing. :)