Big Temporary Networks

Jay Ashworth jra at
Fri Sep 14 13:32:19 UTC 2012

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sean Lazar" <knife at>

> WLAN in large conferences certainly is a challenge. You basically want
> to get as many people on 5GHz as possible due to more available
> channels. 2.4GHz becomes quite noisy.

And here you raise an interesting question: do dual band wifi clients *show 
which band a network is on*?  Will they prefer the A band AP automatically 
in any way?

-- jra
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