[Mikrotik] 5HacT 2.4 GHz Chan 6 not possible?

Alexander Neilson alexander at neilson.net.nz
Thu May 26 13:24:57 CDT 2016


Hi Benoit

Can you please advise which version of RouterOS you have installed on this device? Which RouterBoot version is running (System > RouterBoard)? And which wireless package you are using?

Regards
Alexander

> On 27/05/2016, at 02:28, Benoit Panizzon <benoit.panizzon at imp.ch> wrote:
> 
> Hi all
> 
> I got one of the newer 5HAcT Routerboards.
> 
> In the 2.4GHz Band I usually use channels 1,6,11 to use non overlapping
> channels.
> 
> Of course I know that in N (40MHz Mode) the signal overlaps the upper
> or lower channel too.
> 
> So as I had another AP on chan 1. I wanted to set the Mikrotik on Chan
> 6 40Mhz Ce mode (I suppose C is the center Channel and e is the upper
> extension channel) so that I would not interfere with the other AP on
> Chan 1.
> 
> If I set the Frequency to 2437 MHz my clients see the AP, but cannot
> authenticate.
> 
> If I set the Frequency to auto, the AP chooses 2427 (Chan 4) MHz and
> everything works fine, but this interferes with Chan 1.
> 
> If I set the Frequency to 2437 and reduce Bandwidth to 20Mhz only, my
> clients can authenticate. If I switch back to 20/40Mhz Ce or eC
> operation, my clients cannot authenticate anymore.
> 
> If I manually set Frequency to 2427 and 20/40 MHz my clients can
> authenticate.
> 
> So does anyone have a clue, why I cannot operate in B/G/N 20/40Mhz Mode
> Ce or eC on the 2437 (Chan 6) Frequency?
> 
> -Benoît Panizzon-
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