[OpenWrt-Devel] QCA9994 outdoor 13km link

support at maxnet.al support at maxnet.al
Mon Sep 23 11:18:51 EDT 2019

Hi Ben,

When do you think you might be able to make those changes to your 


On 2019-09-20 13:00, Ben Greear wrote:
> On 9/20/19 12:55 PM, Vincent Wiemann wrote:
>> Hi Klevis,
>> have you tried it with a short distance?
>> If you did you should better ask Ben Greear directly.
> I asked him to post publicly so that others can help answer and that
> my own answers might
> help someone else.
> I have some patches that should enable coverage class settings for
> wave-2, but I am too busy
> with other things right now to port them to my ath10k-ct 
> driver/firmware.
> Thanks,
> Ben
>> By the way ath10k gen 2 chipsets don't work very well with long 
>> distance links without a
>> special feature which implementation is only available to companies 
>> like Ubiquiti and very few
>> people who have an own reverse-engineered implementation.
>> It works on IPQ401X, QCA9886 and QCA9888 based chips only.
>> And it is not possible to set a coverage class for gen 2 devices, yet 
>> as far as I know due to missing
>> documentation and implementation (correct me if that information is 
>> outdated).
>> Furthermore a high channel width often results in problems
>> due to lower receiver sensibility.
>> We have better experiences with lower channel widths and sometimes get 
>> more throughput with that.
>> Actually I think this does not explain your connection issues as 13 km 
>> is not that much.
>> Regards,
>> Vincent Wiemann
>> On 20.09.19 18:30, support at maxnet.al wrote:
>>> Hello everyone,
>>> I am trying to setup a custom made outdoor link with Apu2d2 board 
>>> devices and QCA9994 cards from compex. After i installed openwrt and 
>>> ath10k ct driver, kmod ath10k and board-2.bin the device can run a 
>>> 80MHz channel in WDS AP. The problem is that it won't run as station 
>>> or station wds. It can scan
>>> the SSIDs but won't connect them.
>>> Any suggestion?
>>> Thank you!
>>> Klevis
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