Wifi channel selection DFS channels and channel sizing

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Wifi channel selection DFS channels and channel sizing

My question is can you statically assign channels for the 2.4 or 5Ghz channels for Meraki Go AP's, or will it only "automatically" find the best available channels for those frequencies?

Will the 5Ghz radios use DFS channels and can you statically select those?

Lastly and probably more importantly can you choose a maximum channel width? Meaning can I statically assign my 2.4 and/or 5Ghz radios to use 20, 40, 80 MHz channel sizing?  I want to make sure 2.4 stays at 20MHz and 5G does not use anything larger than 40MHz

Meraki Alumni (Retired)
Meraki Alumni (Retired)

Thank you for reaching out for this inquiry!


Meraki Go Access Points automatically find the best channels for each client that connects to the Access Point. The 5 GHz channel does utilize DFS.  Currently, assigning channel frequencies, DFS channels, and channel widths are handled automatically; if statically assigning these is something you’d like to see in the future, please feel free to submit feature requests within the application under Home > Give feedback.


Best regards,


Tim Blackburn