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Short distance Wireless Link

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June 9, 2003 11:37:19 PM

I am about to get a adsl connection and want to share that with a friend who lives about 500m away with in line of sight.

What will be the best way to do this? I don't think I need a massive antenna as these seem to go up to 10 miles!

Any help apreciated.
June 10, 2003 11:15:04 PM

Can you set them up in windows that can be seen from each others home? if so I use a Linksys BEFW11S4 wireless router/Access Point and a WUSB11v2.5 to connect to my sons home at this distance. We get 11mb connection with a 53/40 connection.

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June 11, 2003 8:48:41 AM

Did you have to use an external antenna to get it to work? What sort of distance did you get across?
June 11, 2003 11:02:23 AM

No extra or external antenna.I placed both in windows. turned on the USB configuration utility for the signal meter. then slowly moved them arround one at a time . When I got the strongest signal I mounted them in place.

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