On Wed, Mar 01, 2000 at 10:18:39AM +0000, Paul Mc Auley wrote:
> I do not see how they can supply 45Mbits to me, let alone everybody in my
> neighbourhood. Remember that ye olde thick coax is only rated for 10Mbits.
Note that _ethernet_ over coax is rated for 10Mbits. It's a limitation
of the _system_ (the cable propogation properties, the protocol design,
the interface electronics, the signal levels) not just the cable.
Ever used an oscilloscope? The probe cables are 50ohm coax. Wouldn't
be much good if it was limited to 20MHz! Not to mention all the other
places coax is used...
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