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Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 B,G WEP Links

Performance Studies of Laboratory Point-to-Point Links
  • J. A. R. Pacheco de Carvalho
  • H. Veiga
  • N. Marques
  • C. F. Ribeiro Pacheco
  • A. D. Reis
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 130)

Abstract

Wireless communications using microwaves are increasingly important, e.g. Wi-Fi. Performance is a most crucial issue, leading to more reliable and efficient communications. Security is equally important. Laboratory measurements are made about several performance aspects of Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11b, g) WEP point-to-point links. A contribution is given to performance evaluation of this technology under WEP encryption, using two types of equipments (RBT-4102 access points from Enterasys Networks and WRT54GL wireless routers from Linksys). Detailed results are presented and discussed, at OSI levels 1, 4 and 7, namely from TCP, UDP and FTP experiments: SNR, TCP throughput, jitter, percentage datagram loss and FTP transfer rate. Detailed comparisons are made and conclusions are drawn about the comparative performance of the links.

Keywords

Access Point Open Link Jitter Performance Mbps Throughput Iperf Server 
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Notes

Acknowledgement

Supports from University of Beira Interior and FCT (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia)/POCI2010 (Programa Operacional Ciência e Inovação) are acknowledged.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. A. R. Pacheco de Carvalho
    • 1
  • H. Veiga
    • 2
  • N. Marques
    • 2
  • C. F. Ribeiro Pacheco
    • 1
  • A. D. Reis
    • 1
  1. 1.Unidade de Detecção RemotaUniversidade da Beira InteriorCovilhãPortugal
  2. 2.Centro de InformáticaUniversidade da Beira InteriorCovilhãPortugal

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