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Wireless network access.

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by havensal, May 30, 2006.

  1. havensal

    havensal Getting older every day! CLM

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    I have been tasked with setting up wireless network for the owner of the company. Being that we are in a steel building, I would amagine we would need something with a lot of transmision power. Of coarse I need something configurable so he can access the network (DHCP) as well as the internet (T3). I have set up wireless networks for home use, but this NT stuff is new to me. Any suggestions for a router, or would I need a gateway? Thanks.
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  2. David_G17

    David_G17 /\/\/\/\/\/\/\/

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    You may want to look at the 802.11 pre-n (I've heard the Belkins work good enough for a few businesses) or 802.11n stuff that came out recently.

    don't use WEP for encryption.

    what's the greatest distance you think you'll need?
     

  3. havensal

    havensal Getting older every day! CLM

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    Maybe 100 yards. But through a few walls of the steel building.
     
  4. Sgt. Schultz

    Sgt. Schultz Annoying Member

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    Does everyone need to be wireless? If not I would hard wire as many as possible and then place the wireless router in the center of the building or the location where the laptops are more likely to be used.