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|A WiFi signal strength test|
My apartment building is a three storey high concrete building from the
With Netstumbler running on my laptop I took a walk around the apartment and the surroundings, to test the signal strength through concrete walls.
I have two WiFi routers placed close to one another. I like my ASUS WL500gP v1 router.
With DD-WRT loaded on the router, it is possible to increase the Tx power. Some 10-15 dBm may be gained this way, but it's not recommended.
Using the windsurfer parabola one may also be able to
increase the Tx strength another 10 dBm. Using a better antenna, this is
the recommended way to go, if you need better reception for your WiFi.