Poor 802.11 reception
Posted on 2002-07-27
I have my NetGear MR314 in one of the bedrooms, but the reception is spotty in other rooms in the house. In some spots it is completely dead. I have experimented and moved the MR314 all around to different locations and sometimes it helps fix one dead zone but causes another.
What can I do. What type of obstructions interfere with the signal the most? Cork boards? Electrical wires in the walls? Stereo equiptment. If I know what is most likely to block the signal, I can maybe come up with some solutions.
Also, what about repeaters? Is there such a thing as a cheep 802.11 repeater? Are there any compatibility issues?