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Re: Wi-fi signal issues

you can turn up the tx level, not the gain for the rx level.

my suggestion would be to replace the router's antennas with some
larger ones.  i use a 7db gain rubber duck pair on my linksys access
point and it makes a world of difference for coverage

On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 4:28 PM, Tim Hart <codermsu@gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't know what router you have, but you may want to checkout aftermarket
> firmware for the wrt54g.
> DD-WRT, OpenWRT, Tomato... I believe you can turn up the gain on the routers
> antenna in all of those distributions (I know you can in dd-wrt), but I am
> not sure if that will resolve your issues with latency.
> With two of them you could setup a wireless ap/bridge, which adds another
> hop and may not get you to the desired latency range.
> Tim
> On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 3:38 PM, Wolfgang <wolfgangmob@gmail.com> wrote:
>> The antenna has a 1m cable on it, but even with moving it the signal does
>> not improve.  part of the issue is that I have an exterior wall (wall that
>> has insulation and other goodies stuffed into it) behind my desk and
>> directly past the exterior part of my bedroom wall is a wooden entertainment
>> center that isn't an issue for any other devices (Wii, Pocket PC, PSP).  I
>> have found out that the head of my bed is about the max distance I can get
>> out of any device and devices like my Pocket PC and PSP work sparadically.

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