Agreed. I have a WRT54GL using DD-WRT boosting the power to 251mW and a
12dBi omni antenna. The laptop works a good 1/4 mile away (up to 1/2 mile
away with decent signal on the laptop). With a good directional antenna on
the opposite side of the omni, I can reach a good mile or so.
Dustin Harper email@example.com http://www.vistarip.com
"Dave L" <Noe@mail.com> wrote in message
> You might want to look into a router that supports DD-WRT since it allows
> you to boost the power and you might look into getting better antennas
> then what comes by default.
> Faq for DD-WRT
> <msnews.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>I know this is off topic, however, I thought someone here might know. I'm
>>looking for a wireles router with a very lengthy range. It is possible to
>>get a router with a range of hundreds of yards? Say for instance 600
>>yards. I have a high speed connection in an office about 600 yards from
>>another area where I would like internet access on a laptop. Thought I
>>could get that type of range from an inexpensive router. Any thoughts?