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Wi-Fi vs. Bluetooth

My question relates to Wi-Fi Vs. Bluetooth: A microwave oven when it ages puts out a lot of power, up to 100 Watts across the spectrum. When a microwave oven is operated in close proximity to a Bluetooth wireless device, it blows the Bluetooth signal out of the water. Will the same thing not happen with Wi-Fi signals, being blown out of the water, that is?
Like Bluetooth, 802.11b and 802.11g operate in the 2.4 GHz ISM band. That band is vulnerable to interference from microwave ovens, which can emit a broad swath of waves centered around 2.45 GHz. Whether this proves to be disruptive or not depends on how leaky the microwave oven is, what channel the Wi-Fi LAN is using, how far the Wi-Fi stations and access point are from the microwave oven, etc. When microwave interference proves to be an insurmountable problem, Wi-Fi users can switch to 802.11a, which operates in the 5 GHz UNII band and thus is unaffected by microwave ovens (or Bluetooth, for that matter).

 

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