[MLB-WIRELESS] A question on associating?

Mark Aitken nodegxt at yahoo.com.au
Wed Aug 8 18:09:20 EST 2007

Tony Langdon, VK3JED wrote:
> I can't be sure, but one thing I can see straight away (remember 
> there's only one transmitter) is that if there is a node running at 
> 1Mbps, it's going to hog more air time, because it takes MUCH longer 
> to send data to it, and the AP can only service one node at a time 
> (as it has one Tx).  And the end result is throughput for everyone is 
> going to go down the tube...  The question you're asking would lead 
> to the answer of "by how much?" ;)
Hi Tony,

You are correct on the 1 transmitter,  but from memory, there are 
several modulation schemes
utilized to achieve the various data rates, FSK, PSK, CCK??? and some 
more maybe?

So maybe,  the modems only share the transmitter and can act 
interdependently of each other??



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