Txpower setting for making interference

Sachin Ganu sachin
Tue Apr 29 12:49:49 PDT 2003

Hi Heeyeol,

I think for the Linksys Prism card the Tx power settings range from -43dBm
to 20 dBm. I am not sure what a spectrum analyzer actually sees these
values as.(in mW)


Sachin Ganu
Graduate Research Assistant
WINLAB, Rutgers University
73 Brett Rd, Piscataway NJ 08854

On Mon, 28 Apr 2003, Yu, Heeyeol wrote:

> Hi HostAP
> I want to set up Txpower value for making interference.
> What I need is packet drop due to interference.
> I set up the txpower in iwconfig, but it seems not to work.
> What is the min and max  value of that?
> Further I wonder this txpower is related with firmware version.
> When I tried to use linux-wlan-ng driver there is no inteface for that
> due to wireless_ext is lower version.
> Even though I tried to make code for that option, it doesn't work.
> Now I am using hostAP which supports txpower interface. Even if there is
> code for txpower, it seems not to work.
> I used Linksys WPC11.
> Also I wnat to know which PCMCIA card work for this txpower in hostAP
> driver.
> Best regards

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