802.11g and 802.11a Data Rates and Modulation

 

  • 802.11g Data Rates and Modulation are Identical to 802.11a
  • As Data Rate increases the Modulation becomes more complex and more fragile
Data Rate (Mbps)Modulation TypeError Correction
6BPSK1/2
9BPSK3/4
12QPSK1/2
18QPSK3/4
2416-QAM1/2
3616-QAM3/4
4864-QAM2/3
5464-QAM3/4