Mini’app’les Virtual Meeting, Tuesday May 5 at 7:00 p.m.

Apr29

Social Virtual Meeting

We will be holding another virtual meeting. There is no set topic and you can come and go as you want. You can also bring any questions or problems you have that you’ve been wrestling with.

Please join us at the next Mini’app’les meeting!

DATE:
Tuesday, May 5

TIME:
7:00 – 9:00 PM

LOCATION:
Zoom online conference room
The access link is the same as last time. If you don’t already have it, email info@miniapples.org to request the access link.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Mini’app’les Virtual Meeting, Tuesday April 28 at 7:00 p.m.

Apr22

Social Virtual Meeting

We will be holding another virtual meeting. There is no set topic and you can come and go as you want. You can also bring any questions or problems you have that you’ve been wrestling with.

Please join us at the next Mini’app’les meeting!

DATE:
Tuesday, April 28

TIME:
7:00 – 9:00 PM

LOCATION:
Zoom online conference room
The access link is the same as last time. If you don’t already have it, email info@miniapples.org to request the access link.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Mini’app’les Virtual Meeting, Tuesday April 21 Meeting Notes & Links

Apr21

Wi-Fi & Networking

Wired

Category
Shielding
Max Transmission Speed (at 100 meters)
Max Bandwidth
Cat 3
Unshielded
10 Mbps
16 MHz
Cat 5
Unshielded
100 Mbps
100 MHz
Cat 5e [Enhanced]
Unshielded
1 Gbps
100 MHz
Cat 6
Shielded or Unshielded
1 Gbps / 10 Gbps at 55 m
250 MHz
Cat 6a [Augmented]
Shielded
10 Gbps
500 MHz
Cat 7
Shielded
10 Gbps
600 MHz
Cat 7a
Shielded
10 Gbps
1,000 Mhz
Cat 8
Shielded
25 Gbps / 40 Gbps at 30m
2,000 Mhz

Wireless

Protocol
Name
Data Rate
Frequency
Year
802.11b
WiFi 1
11 Mbps
2.4 GHz
1999
802.11a
WiFi 2
54 Mbps
5 GHz
1999
802.11g
WiFi 3
54 Mbps
2.4 GHz
2003
802.11n
WiFi 4
600 Mbps
2.4/5 GHz
2009
802.11ac
WiFi 5
3466 Mbps
5 GHz
2014
802.11ax
WiFi 6
10530 Mbps
2.4/5 GHz
2019
802.11ax-e?
WiFi 6E
10530 Mbps
2.5/5/6 GHz
2020?

Suggested router setup & settings

  • Find the best Router location based on layout and cable availability
  • Use Wired connections as much as possible
  • Update the firmware
  • Use a better DNS
  • Dual Band (2.4/5.0) Wireless Names:
    • Same name allows for easier use and efficient speeds
    • Different names allows for faster chosen speed but may require more manual changes
  • Set a strong WPA2/WPA3 password, 12-16 characters, disable hide SSID and MAC address filters
  • Enable the Guest Network

Possible Router choices

Test speed of network

Misc

Mini’app’les Virtual Meeting, Tuesday April 21 at 6:30 p.m.

Apr15

Wi-Fi & Networking

Ensuring your home network and Wi-Fi are setup properly for speed and stability is even more important in our current situation. There a many different options available including newer mesh networking to reach every corner of your home with a solid connection. Let’s discuss our options.

Please join us at the next Mini’app’les meeting!

DATE:
Tuesday, April 21

TIME:
6:30 – 9:00 PM

LOCATION:
Zoom online conference room
The access link is the same as last time. If you don’t already have it, email info@miniapples.org to request the access link.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Mini’app’les Virtual Meeting, Tuesday April 14 at 7:00 p.m.

Apr10

Social Virtual Meeting

We will be holding another virtual meeting. There is no set topic and you can come and go as you want. You can also bring any questions or problems you have that you’ve been wrestling with.

Please join us at the next Mini’app’les meeting!

DATE:
Tuesday, April 14

TIME:
7:00 – 9:00 PM

LOCATION:
Zoom online conference room
The access link is the same as last time. If you don’t already have it, email info@miniapples.org to request the access link.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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