[SASAG] Next Meeting: Jan 13th: What’s so great about 802.11n?

Ski Kacoroski kacoroski at gmail.com
Mon Jan 10 11:03:14 PST 2011

Arrgh, the date should be Date: January 13th, 2011.


On 01/10/2011 11:01 AM, Ski Kacoroski wrote:
> There will be dinner sponsored by Silicon Mechanics. Check them out at
> http://www.siliconmechanics.com/
> There will also be several CACert assurers present.
> The meeting will be at the Electrical Engineering building on the
> University of Washington Campus, aka EE1. Directions are linked to the
> EE Department's web site below. Parking is $5 after 4pm.
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
> Date: January 13th, 2010
> Time: 7pm
> Place: EE1 Building (Electrical Engineering)
> Room 403, University of Washington Campus
> Directions: http://www.ee.washington.edu/about/contact.html
> Subject: What’s so great about 802.11n?
> Presenter: Scott McDermott, King County Library System
> 802.11n is the latest and greatest wireless standard. It's bigger,
> better, and faster than the previous standards. Everyone always says you
> should move to the latest and greatest standard, but not necessarily
> with an understanding of why (beyond it's newer or faster). In this talk
> I will tell you why 802.11n might not be faster, why it is more than
> just a speed increase, and why you should be planning on using 5GHz for
> future deployments. By request, I'll also try to squeeze in a few slides
> on enterprise authentication in a wireless network.
> ———-
> Scott McDermott has been a system administrator for 17 years. He has
> managed networks and systems ranging from 10Base2 networks with a couple
> SparcStations and DGUX boxen to modern 10 Gig networks. He currently
> works as a Network & System Administrator for the King County Library
> System, with an emphasis on the "Network" portion of his job title. His
> wireless experience is in running corporate and public WiFi services for
> the 45 branches of KCLS.
> cheers,
> ski

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