RTS and CTS packets in IEEE 802.11 are for dealing with hidden node problem. If I enable this feature on channel 1, would other nodes in other channels(e.g 2) receive and respect RTS/CTS packets?

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No. Nodes on other channels are not listening to you. That's one reason why you should always use non-overlapping channels (1,6,11)

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