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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:Advice sought!
Date:20:29:58 12/04/2007

> This is not a question about wardriving but I hope that someone is kind enough to answer it anyways...
>
> I have a T42p Type 2373 IBM laptop with in-built Centrino that allows me to pick up WiFi signals. However, I would like to be able to pick up the signal from my workplace which I live close to - about 1-1.5 miles.
>
> I don't want to set up any devices on my rooftop, hang them out of windows, etc. I would like to simply set it up on my desk.

Extremely unlikely, probably impossible.

You need clear line of sight for 2.4 or 5.8ghz (11bg or 11a). Going through buildings and then expecting it to go another mile and a half is unrealistic.

-m


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