The following question was submitted to SearchNetworking.com editors. Can you help?
I am trying to set up a wireless access point to cover a couple of apartments near an office on a small campus. I set up an access point in the office, but cannot get a connection about 50 feet away in one of the apartments due to the intervening walls. There are three walls that the signal needs to go through, two of which are 1 foot thick adobe. My question is, will a directional antenna with higher db output make much of a difference, or is that more about distance than penetrating through the walls?
-- Doug D.
Associate Editor, SearchNetworking.com and SearchMobilecomputing.com
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