[Soekris] 802.11g PCI or Mini-PCI for net4801?

Johan Dahlberg jodahlberg at gmail.com
Thu Mar 31 09:43:02 UTC 2005

On Tue, 29 Mar 2005 21:52:21 +0200, Jan Ceuleers
<jan.ceuleers at computer.org> wrote:
> Johan Dahlberg wrote:
> > I'm a bit confused about the mini-PCI having two antenna connectors.
> > Is one for TX and the other for RX? Or is the two connectors for
> > separating 11b/g and 11a from each other?
> One is mandatory, the other is optional. The optional-one adds space
> diversity (i.e. a second receiver which should increase your chances of
> properly receiving a signal which has bounced about a bit (producing
> path interference along the way).
> Regards, Jan
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I think I'll go for two antennas then. :-)

Do I have to take positioning of the antennas into consideration? I'm
going to drill two holes in the soekris case, one for each antenna
(with antennas directly mounted on the case). But due to the already
crowded back panel of the net4801 case the antennas will have to be
pretty close to each other, about 6-7cm. Should that be ok?


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