F-13 qnw wireless routers -
Daniel B. Thurman
dant at cdkkt.com
Sat Aug 14 17:19:48 UTC 2010
On 08/07/2010 11:07 AM, Bob Goodwin wrote:
> This is a current updated f-13 computer connected to our home LAN. I
> have been using a Buffalo Airstation WLI-TX4-AG300N, essentially an
> Ethernet wireless adapter to access the system. I recently bought a
> Netgear WNDR330 dual band "N" wireless router and am having a lot of
> trouble getting it to perform as advertised. This is a less than 20
> year old typical two story frame house. I would expect the walls to
> be essentially transparent to RF energy.
> Normally the distance between the router and the wireless adapter is
> less than forty feet and there has been no problem operating in the
> 2.4 gHz band however I find that with equipment located as it has
> been for several years the new router will not function at that
> distance in the 5 gHz band. In fact to get any connection at all I
> have to reduce the distance to about ten feet which pretty well
> negates the advantage of a wireless system. I decided several years
> ago that running cables in this house is out of the question.
> I am on the third WNDR3300 router for other reasons but all of them
> have had weak signal problems in the 5 gHz band. I just got around
> to experimenting with that problem over the last two days.
> Does anyone have experience with a similar system? I would be
> interested to know if my observations are typical or if I have an
> equipment problem. I am considering obtaining a different wireless
> adapter device to replace the Buffalo unit since it is the only
> thing unchanged here.
> Any suggestions or observations will be appreciated. I feel,like I
> am operating in a vacuum with no one to consult.
Have you thought of a signal booster and antennae?
Note: Antennas can be direct or omnidirectional and
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