Re: PCMCIA vs Bridge!
From: Hans Poppe (hpoppe_at_online.no)
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2005 12:15:48 +0100
> Hi i am working on a project that lets wireless computers talk in an ad
> hoc fashion.I need a 1 km LOS connectivity between any 2 sites,I have 2
> 1.Put a PCMCIA card with an antenna on it.I looked at senao wireless
> has 1200m LOS connectivity.
> 2.Use a WET54G linksys wireless ethernet bridge.This is because of the
> range issues and economic consideration (a WET costs around $149).
> I am planning to write a routing protocol and evaluate its
> performance.Will a bridge act differently from a pcmcia card? What else
> does a bridge contain?I am also worried about suitability(Since a
> bridge traditionally supports a large number of nodes) Also does any
> website discusses the power consumption in these things?
> Any help will be greatly appreciated!
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