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is the radio only half duplex?

we have a 1240 access point on our speed test we are getting only about 13MB when we should get around 30MB my vendor is telling me thats becuase the radio only works on half duplex is that correct??

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Re: is the radio only half duplex?

Yes... compare it to a hub environment it is a shared media.... all devices have to listen and wait for their turn to talk.

-Scott
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Re: is the radio only half duplex?

thx for the reply

is there any cisco doc that show that? i need to show it to my boss!

so would it make sense that the speed shows half of what it suppose to be?

Hall of Fame Super Silver

Re: is the radio only half duplex?

Here is one that I found... just try doing a search on Google if your boss needs more info:

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/802.11a_channels_are_full_duplex_or_half_duplex

http://www.cwnp.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=368&

Hope this helps!

-Scott
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