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Metal & Wi-Fi

  1. Oct 31, 2013 #1
    I am preparing a document for my co-workers re. metal & the effect that it has on rf (spec. Wi-Fi in the 2.4 GHz range of the spectrum). Could you please check for accuracy & edit as necessary? It is as follows:

    "Metal – metal can attenuate & reflect Wi-Fi. Placing an antenna in a metal box is basically a Faraday cage, significantly truncating the signal.
    Effect – can completely block the signal depending on the power of the signal & the type & thickness of the metal.
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  3. Oct 31, 2013 #2


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    Looks fine to me.
  4. Nov 1, 2013 #3


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    I suggest you replace "truncating" with "attenuating".
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