[AG-TECH] RAT over wireless
fdech at uchicago.edu
Tue Apr 11 12:11:08 CDT 2006
Thanks for your reply.
We've determined that the network is the culprit.
I'm going to suggest that they give Piers's redundancy suggestion a try.
Hopefully that will improve things to an acceptable level.
On Mon, Apr 10, 2006 at 05:23PM, Brian Corrie said:
> I use AG over wireless quite often, with both audio and video. It works
> fine for the most part. If there are problems I would hazard a guess
> that it is a wireless network issue. Either lots of wireless traffic,
> overloaded Access Points (too many connections) and/or poor signal
> strength for the wireless (too far from an AP).
> Piers O'Hanlon wrote:
> >>I've got a collaborator running into problems with RAT point-to-point
> >>tests over a wireless grid network. I don't see that the 2 systems they
> >>are using are an issue, since they are standard PCs and there are no RAT
> >>audio problems over their regular networks.
> >RAT runs fine over Wireless unless there's a lot of loss - do you see
> >loss of packets over the wireless? (check the reception quality
> >matrix). If you're seeing loss you could try enabling rendundancy in
> >menu->transmission. Typically a 802.11b or g or less are fine. If
> >you;re using multicast there may be issues due to the AP - though it
> >usually works ok on most APs unless there's alot of multicast.
> >>There's apparently enough latency, jitter, packet-loss over the wireless
> >>network to cause RAT audio to cut in and out. I checked with them to
> >>make sure that silence suppression is disabled. It is, so that isn't
> >>contributing to the problem.
> >>Are there any less-obvious RAT configuration changes that may help
> >>audio breakup over this lower than spec network? No VICs are being run in
> >>their current testing.
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