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Wireless radio channels

IEEE 802.11a/n channels

The following table lists the channels supported on FortiWiFi products that support the IEEE 802.11a and 802.11n wireless standards. 802.11a is available on FortiWiFi models 60B and higher. 802.11n is available on FortiWiFi models 80CM and higher.

All channels are restricted to indoor usage except in the Americas, where both indoor and outdoor use is permitted on channels 52 through 64 in the United States.

IEEE 802.11a/n (5-GHz Band) channel numbers
Channel number Frequency (MHz) Regulatory Areas
Americas Europe Taiwan Singapore Japan
34 5170        
36 5180    
38 5190          
40 5200  
42 5210          
44 5220  
46 5230          
48 5240  
149 5745    
153 5765    
157 5785    
161 5805    
165 5825      

IEEE 802.11b/g/n channel numbers

The following table lists IEEE 802.11b/g/n channels. All FortiWiFi units support 802.11b and 802.11g. Newer models also support 802.11n.

Mexico is included in the Americas regulatory domain. Channels 1 through 8 are for indoor use only. Channels 9 through 11 can be used indoors and outdoors. You must make sure that the channel number complies with the regulatory standards of Mexico.

IEEE 802.11b/g/n (2.4-GHz Band) channel numbers
Channel number Frequency (MHz) Regulatory Areas
Americas EMEA Israel Japan
1 2412 indoor
2 2417 indoor
3 2422 indoor
4 2427 indoor
5 2432
6 2437
7 2442
8 2447
9 2452
10 2457
11 2462
12 2467  
13 2472  
14 2484       b only

View all Country & Regcodes/Regulatory Domains

The following CLI command can be entered to view a list of the Country & Regcodes/Regulatory Domains supported by Fortinet:

cw_diag -c all-countries

 

Below is a table showing a sample of the list displayed by entering this command:

Country-code Region-code Domain ISO-name Name
0 A FCC3 & FCCA NA NO_COUNTRY_SET
8 W NULL1 & WORLD AL ALBANIA
12 W NULL1 & WORLD DZ ALGERIA
16 A FCC3 & FCCA AS AMERICAN SAMOA
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