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added instruction for 5 GHz band (#966)

* added instruction for 5 GHz band

* Update access-point.md

Update to make it all a bit more comprehensive

* copy edits
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wiswedel authored and JamesH65 committed Sep 18, 2018
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@@ -74,6 +74,12 @@ sudo nano /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf
Add the information below to the configuration file. This configuration assumes we are using channel 7, with a network name of NameOfNetwork, and a password AardvarkBadgerHedgehog. Note that the name and password should **not** have quotes around them. The passphrase should be between 8 and 64 characters in length.
To use the 5 GHz band, you can change the operations mode from hw_mode=g to hw_mode=a. Possible values for hw_mode are:
- a = IEEE 802.11a (5 GHz)
- b = IEEE 802.11b (2.4 GHz)
- g = IEEE 802.11g (2.4 GHz)
- ad = IEEE 802.11ad (60 GHz).
```
interface=wlan0
driver=nl80211
@@ -194,6 +200,12 @@ bridge_ports eth0 wlan0
The access point setup is almost the same as that shown in the previous section. Follow the instructions above to set up the `hostapd.conf` file, but add `bridge=br0` below the `interface=wlan0` line, and remove or comment out the driver line. The passphrase must be between 8 and 64 characters long.
To use the 5 GHz band, you can change the operations mode from 'hw_mode=g' to 'hw_mode=a'. Possible values for hw_mode are:
- a = IEEE 802.11a (5 GHz)
- b = IEEE 802.11b (2.4 GHz)
- g = IEEE 802.11g (2.4 GHz)
- ad = IEEE 802.11ad (60 GHz).
```
interface=wlan0
bridge=br0

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