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amardeepv

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#9100 19-Aug-2006 22:11
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Hey guys,

Can anyone tell me what the maximum possible range of a router (802.11 b/g) is? And by that i dont mean the ones you normally buy for home use, but the ones that could be used for heavy duty industrial usage. Im essentially looking for something that could : 
- support a lot of multiple connections
- have a massive range
Im a telecomm student researching into wireless communication, hence any information at all would help...

Thanks


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craigbov
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  #44354 19-Aug-2006 23:44
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It basically depends on the amount of power you put the signal out with, ie check this out from DSE http://www.dse.co.nz/cgi-bin/dse.storefront/44e6fa630c774bbc273fc0a87f99075a/Product/View/XH8348, to boost your off the shelf wireless routers.

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  #44359 20-Aug-2006 08:18
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amardeepv

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  #44445 21-Aug-2006 17:24
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Thank you for the replies... ill definately look into the signal booster thing..


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  #44451 21-Aug-2006 19:29
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An amplifier will only help clients hear you, but will not help them get traffic back in. Before you jump into putting a amplifier on try increasing range with antennas, an antennas gain is reciprocal, ie it applies to both the outbound and inbound circuit. A 12dB gain antenna can increase the range by 3-4times over a standard antenna. Hint buy AP with connectors on the Antenna circuit so allowing higher gain antennas to be deployed.

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  #44468 22-Aug-2006 09:56
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You might find this article interesting:

http://www.ubergizmo.com/15/archives/2005/08/worlds_longest.html

125miles unamplified Wifi Coverage

[Moderator edit (tonyhughes): All your hyperlinks are belong to Geekzone]


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