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12/5/2012 | 3:35:45 AM
re: WiFi Outlook Cloudy in Mountain View
Indoor only? From the article:

"I once tried connecting near Therkauf (sp) elementary school, and couldnt get connected there, even though I was right underneath an access point!" ("wayshwing")"

"Yet, if I go outside and position myself near Google's AP on the street, the signal from my own cheapy AP is strong and very usable." ("Brian")"

"I took my laptop outside one evening, past the trees, where I get a clear line of sight to a node (and the other node in the distance). The signal was just as weak." ("uthr")"

Sounds like the problem is way more than just an issue of walls to me.
Mark Sullivan
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12/5/2012 | 3:35:45 AM
re: WiFi Outlook Cloudy in Mountain View
To be fair, all those comments are about using the service while indoors. The dissatisfaction seems to be more about the Ruckus and Peplink "extenders" than about Google and Tropos.
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12/5/2012 | 3:35:40 AM
re: WiFi Outlook Cloudy in Mountain View
Its all about the mesh architecture selected.

Thats why third generation multiple radio mesh architectures are taking out the first generation single radio architectures.

Read this WiFi Planet Expo for why this is so:

www.wi-fiplanet.com/columns/ar...

Francis daCosta
Founder and CTO
www.meshdynamics.com


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