[Lvlug] Boosting a home wifi network
scottwferg at gmail.com
Mon Jan 15 12:05:56 EST 2007
On 1/15/07, Chris <chris at kutztownlinux.org> wrote:
> Signal strength can be significantly reduced by certain types of
> material. Some siding, pipes, heating ducts, etc. I'd try moving the
> router first and figure out exactly what is reducing the strength in the
> first place. Boosting the signal is possible but it is much easier to
> just move the router, even a few feet in some cases if something is in
> the way.
What's the approximate range for a single antenna on average in a wifi
router with a fairly clear view? I believe the gutters on the apartment are
copper now that I think about it. I bet that won't do much good.
"I've got a fever, and the only prescription is more cowbell."
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