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Channel width and available channels

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by chipped, Oct 22, 2017.

  1. chipped

    chipped Occasional Visitor

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    Hi people,

    I have an Asus RT-AC3200 running the latest stable merlin.

    CFE 1.0.1.6

    I'm having problems with my wireless performance.

    On 5G1 radio I have options 36, 40, 44, 48.

    On 5G2 radio I have options 149, 153, 157, 161, 165

    Hovering over the wireless icon I can see that 5G1 radio ids operating at 40MHz and 5G2 at 20MHz.

    I have reset the router and configured again manually.

    I have tried setting the frequency manually.

    What could be the problem?

    Doing a wireless scan from my laptop I can only see two other wireless networks. Interference shouldn't be a problem.

    I suspect my router is limited in available channels and its not choosing a higher channel width to avoid channel overlapping.

    Is my only option to hack my CFE to make it legal in my own country, perhaps then I'll have luck getting a higher channel width?

    I have successfully connected to other networks with the AU region code and they were operating fine at 80MHz.
     

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