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CTS 170: APoS Site Surveys

Historically, AP-on-a-Stick (APoS) surveys were the only way to find out where to place the access points. We didn’t have any of the fancy software we have today to predict how the Wi-Fi signal will behave in our space. However, we still perform APoS today. In this episode, we will explain why we still use...

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CTS 169: Just The Tech

Rowell and François were invited to Cisco Headquarters, along with many others, as part of the #JustTheTech event which was planned in coordination with the Wi-Fi 6 announcement that happened on April 29, 2019. It was a jam packed day of discussions with key people from Cisco. The folks in attendance for #JustTheTech were: Rowell...

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CTS 168: OpenRoaming

With Wi-Fi 6 and 5G now taking the stage, one has to think – what about the coexistence of the two technologies? Rowell and François met together at Cisco HQ to speak with Jérôme Henry about OpenRoaming and Cisco’s vision of seamless roaming. Rowell and François participated at an event called #JustTheTech at Cisco HQ...

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CTS 167: 802.11ax 1024-QAM & HE-MCSs

1024-QAM Evolution of the modulation techniques we are using today with 802.11ax (256-QAM). With 1024-QAM, we are now able to encode 10 bits per cycle on each subcarrier. The way we are able to do that is by increasing the number of different levels of amplitudes used to encode the data. If you want to...

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CTS 166: 802.11ax HE Channel Access

There are multiple functions in which a client or AP can gain access to the channel. What we’re going to discuss is in addition to the HCF and DCF. TXOP duration-based RTS/CTS Intra-BSS or inter-BSS frame determination SRG PPDU determination Two NAVs MU-RTS/CTS EDCA using MU EDCA parameters GOOD NEWS, CTS IS NOT GOING ANYWHERE!...

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CTS 165: Ekahau Unveils New Products (Sponsored)

Ekahau Connect Jussi joins us on the show to talk about the latest announcement of Ekahau Connect and new products. Jussi has been on the show multiple times before: CTS 009: Jussi Kiviniemi of Ekahau CTS 069: Jussie of Ekahau CTS 109: Ekahau Sidekick, Spectrum Analysis, and Finnish Rap CTS 142: Jussi Kiviniemi Discusses the...

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