Bluetooth Wifi Interoperability


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  1. cpetku

    cpetku Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Driving home on a BT HF call tonight I kept hearing distortion every minute or so thinking that I might have a cell tower issue. This continued for 8 miles and even when I stopped the car in my drive way. I noticed that the problem seemed to disappear after disabling WIFI. My assumption is that with WIFI enabled it scans for a network every so often and interferes with the Bluetooth connection (yes, I know they share bandwidth). I tend to leave the WIFI enabled so it will automatically connect to my home network when I arrive. Does anyone else see an interoperability issue which is driving them to turn off WIFI to avoid BT distortion?
     

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  2. nateo200

    nateo200 Well-Known Member

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    Well bluetooth scans through all 14 channels of the 2.4Ghz band while wifi generally only uses one channel at a time so its pretty hard to avoid. I've had issues like this before I usually just leave wifi off.
     

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