[OpenWrt-Devel] Support for DFS 5470 - 5725MHz DFS channels in US?

Dirk Neukirchen dirkneukirchen at web.de
Tue Feb 10 02:03:25 EST 2015

On 10.02.2015 05:32, Ben West wrote:
> I found on a UBNT Nanostation running BB r43824 that apparently only a
> subset of the DFS 5.8GHz channels are enabled.
> This matches the channel definitions in the reg DB file:
> https://dev.openwrt.org/browser/trunk/package/kernel/mac80211/files/regdb.txt
> What is the reason for keeping channels 5470 - 5725 disabled, when that
> range is enabled, for example, for country DE?  People are operating UBNT
> products with stock firmware on these bands in the US.

Different countries different regulatory rules.

Upstream commit that removes 5470-5725 is:

This seems to be reverted by upstream 
with wireless-regdb (master-2015-01-30) [1]
Updating the regdb should fix this.

(I find no QCA feedback why this was introduced on the ML) [2]

[1] http://marc.info/?l=linux-wireless&m=142263098201163
[2] http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/wireless-regdb/2015-January/000717.html
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