Interference b/n WiFi and 2.4GHz phones?

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  1. Ken Woodrow

    Ken Woodrow Stunt Coordinator

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    I apologize for asking what may be a stupid question, but is there any reason why a 802.11b wireless network would interfere with a 2.4GHz cordless phone system?
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  2. Jeff R.

    Jeff R. Stunt Coordinator

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    802.11b opperates at 2.4Ghz also. From what I hear, interference between the two is pretty common.
     
  3. Andre F

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  4. DonRoeber

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    Yup, they operate on the same spectrum. Better 2.4ghz phones can work around the extra interference, and coexist happily with a 802.11b network. Check out the Siemens product line.
     
  5. Jeff Peake

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    I have an 802.11b network at home, along with a 2.4ghz cordless. If I move the handset within 2 feet of the wireless AccessPoint, I get clicking sounds every .5 seconds or so.

    Other than that it works fine.

    Jeff
     
  6. Dave E H

    Dave E H Supporting Actor

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    You can now buy a 5.7 (I think) Ghz phone - Best Buy now sells a Vtech one. I'm thinking of selling my Siemens phone system so it doesn't interfere with my 802.11b stuff.
     

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