troubleshooting Question

Overcoming wireless interference

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One of my clients is suddenly unable to have wi-fi in his business.  The building in question has a steel roof, but the access point and the computers in question are all inside.

Prior to three weeks ago, Wi-Fi was no problem, using a 3com office connect WL-553
I have also tried a linksys WAP54G

The worst part of this, is that I can set the WAP and a laptop 2 feet apart and can still only see the wireless network intermittently.  Broadcast is turned on, and all hardware is confirmed working.

We're going to try to hunt down the source of the interference, but can anyone recommend a method or equipment to overcome this interference if we can't eliminate it?

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