WLAN Standard

 

Technology --Modulation

 

Data Rate(s)

 

Freq Band(s)

 

Number of Channels

 

Bandwidth - MHz

Band/Signal

 

Power at

Intentional Radiator (IRP)

 

Hops/sec

 

Dwell

Time

802.11

WPAN or WLAN

 

FHSS GFSK




 

DSSS DBPSK, DQPSK

 


Infrared (IrDA)

 

1, 2, (10) Mbps

 

 

1, 2 Mbps

 



115K 4 Mbps

 

2.4 GHz ISM

 

 

2.4 GHz ISM

 


Light

 

26 non-sync, 79 sync (15 co-located)



11 (3 co-located)

 

 


Varies

 

83/ 1 or (5)




 

83/ 22

 

 



N/A

 

1w (125mw proposed)

 

 

1w

 

 



2mw

 

5 - 10

 

 

 

 

N/A

 

 



N/A

 

300 ms

 

 

 

N/A

 

 



N/A

802.11b Wi- Fi

WLAN

 

DSSS DBPSK, DQPSK

 

1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mbps

 

2.4 GHz ISM

 

11 (3 co-located)

 

83/ 22

 

1w

 

N/A

 

N/A

802.15 Bluetooth

WPAN

 

FHSS -- GFSK

 

1, 2 (10) Mbps

 

2.4 GHz ISM

 

26 non-sync, 79 sync (15 co-located)

 

83/ 1 or (5)

 

1, 2.5mw

(100 mw proposed)

 

1600

 

.5 ms

HomeRF2.0

WPAN

 

FHSS -- GFSK

SWAP (CSMA/TDMA)

 

10Mbps

 

2.4 GHz ISM

 

15

 

83/ 5

 

125mw

 

50

100ms

802.11a Wi- Fi5

WLAN

 

DSSS BPSK,QPSK, QAM

 

6, 12, 24 Mbps

(9, 18, 36, 48, 54 Mbps)

 

5 GHz UNII

 

3 Bands X 4 channels/band = 12

 

300/ 100

 

1w

N/A

 

N/A

802.11g

WLAN

 

DSSS -- PBCC

 

Up to 54 Mbps

 

2.4 GHz ISM

 

(under development)

 

83/ ?

 

1w

 

N/A

 

N/A

802.11h ETSI

HiPerLAN/2

WLAN

 

DSSS

 

Up to 54 Mbps

 

5 GHz UNII

 

(under development)

 

300/ 300

 

1w

 

N/A

 

N/A

 

 

Wireless LAN technologies. Standards matrix.