best channel to use for 5GHZ Mode in AIRPORT EXTREME?

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  1. Benz63amg macrumors 68000

    Benz63amg

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    as the title says guys, whats the best channel mode to use for the airport extreme in 5GHZ MODE? what do u guys have it set to?
     
  2. brentsg macrumors 68040

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    There is no best channel. It is environmental.
     
  3. Macman45 macrumors demi-god

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  4. Gav2k macrumors G3

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    Save you changing and testing you can use the wifi scanner built in to lion and mountain lion or download a wifi scanner. It'll give you a list of the local networks and what channel there using. This will give you an idea of what channel to choose so it doesn't match any other!
     
  5. overlyunderme macrumors regular

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    Where is this wi-fi scanner in Mountain Lion you speak of?
     
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