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WIFI Access Point/Jumper?

WIFI Access Point/Jumper?

WIFI Access Point/Jumper?

Probably a simple question to most LAN networkers:

I use ROUTER: "D-Link AirPlus Extreme" in a building with many cement walls.

How might one extend his/her wireless network-signal well beyond the "100-150 ft." limit?  

I.e, I hope to somehow extend from a router socket via a long CAT5e cable to another WIFI-Switch/hub, Wireless-ROUTER, and/or, 'JUMPER' (or something).

What's the basic solution?

Thanks in advance,


RE: WIFI Access Point/Jumper?

A reasonable solution would require a site survey; for example, if the walls are 12 inces of cement, this would stop about 80% of the signal.

In general:

. locate the AP/Router high rather than low
. You can use sector antennas or omni antennas to increase the effective range of the device.  For example,  http://www.wifi-plus.com/pages/8/index.htm
. You can use range extender (amplifier) devices.  
. You can add additional Access Points, or Wireless routers set to Access Point mode.

RE: WIFI Access Point/Jumper?

Thanks Bcastner,

This seems by far the best solution(s) possible.
I'll research and post again if necessary


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