WiFiPhyKind Enum


Describes PHY types supported by standard 802.11.

public enum class WiFiPhyKind
/// [Windows.Foundation.Metadata.ContractVersion(Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, 65536)]
enum WiFiPhyKind
[Windows.Foundation.Metadata.ContractVersion(typeof(Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract), 65536)]
public enum WiFiPhyKind
var value = Windows.Devices.WiFi.WiFiPhyKind.unknown
Public Enum WiFiPhyKind

Windows 10 requirements

Device family
Windows 10 (introduced in 10.0.10240.0 - for Xbox, see UWP features that aren't yet supported on Xbox)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced in v1.0)


Dmg 9

Directional multi-gigabit (DMG) PHY for 802.11ad.

Dsss 2

Direct sequence, spread-spectrum (DSSS) PHY.

Erp 6

Extended Rate (ERP) PHY.

Fhss 1

Frequency-hopping, spread-spectrum (FHSS) PHY.

HE 10

High-Efficiency Wireless (HEW) PHY for 802.11ax.

Hrdsss 5

High-rated DSSS (HRDSSS) PHY.

HT 7

High Throughput (HT) PHY for 802.11n PHY.

IRBaseband 3

Infrared (IR) baseband PHY.

Ofdm 4

Orthogonal frequency division multiplex (OFDM) PHY.

Unknown 0

Unspecified PHY type

Vht 8

Very High Throughput (VHT) PHY for 802.11ac PHY.


Version history

Windows version SDK version Value added
1607 14393 Dmg
1809 17763 HE

Applies to