[Tinyos-help] Current MAC protocol in RF230

Francesco Ficarola francesco.ficarola at gmail.com
Fri Nov 12 13:36:47 PST 2010

Miklos Maroti ha scritto:
> When the mote is in a backoff state, then it is in RX mode which
> consumes as much energy as TX. So you will not see the packet train
> from the current consumption. The only thing you can see is when the
> mote turns off the radio completely (i.e. when it sleeps between
> wakeups).
> Miklos

Ah, ok... perfect! Now it comes to light. I did not know that in the
backoff state the mote is in RX. I thought that the mote sleeps during
backoff. Great, thank you very much Miklos! :)

Have a nice day.
Francesco Ficarola <francesco.ficarola_at_gmail_dot_com>
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