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Old 04-21-2006, 10:13 AM   #1
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WLAN and electronic pollution

Hi everybody.

I'm currently evaluating upgrading my ethernet LAN to wireless WLAN
which will connect different pcs throght an access point.

I always been afraid of do this becouse I think that using a wireless
connection could be harmful. At least as an mobile phone.

What do you think about this?
Does anyone knows some official report of WLAN pollution ?


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Old 04-21-2006, 10:30 AM   #2
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I have a WLAN myself and I don't have any problems with it. And i have lot's of electronic devices near my AP. . And we have a few mobile phones.. but i still am @ my max rate .. 54 mbps.

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Old 04-21-2006, 10:42 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by fax8
wireless WLAN
Redundant. The W in WLAN stands for wireless.

Originally Posted by fax8
I always been afraid of do this becouse I think that using a wireless connection could be harmful. At least as an mobile phone.
I don't think there's been any conclusive proof that using a mobile phone is harmful for you.
Old 04-21-2006, 11:59 AM   #4
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Just make sure you wear your tinfoil hat...
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More of a problem would be the electronic pollution of other APs on your AP.


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