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    Wireless Signal Strength

    Usually I get between 60 to 70% signal strength. Is that adequate?

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    Re: Wireless Signal Strength

    Quote Originally Posted by daniell59 View Post
    Usually I get between 60 to 70% signal strength. Is that adequate?

    Thanks
    You posted this message, right? Just kidding!

    I never rely on this arbitrary signal strength BS thing anyway. I have found that it really is not a scientific method of determining Sig Strength. I know that some algorithmic math is used to calculate the apparent signal, but that formula is not some panacea for true levels.

    If it works, I would just ignore it.

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    +1 My "signal strength" often shows as low as 18%, yet everything works fine. Even as I'm doing this it shows as 46%. Not to worry.

    Dave

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    Re: Wireless Signal Strength

    People don't realize but when dealing with a digital signal, the strength really doesn't matter once you're above 10-20%.

    As long as you have a signal you will have internet access. Use the strength meter more like a distance meter. the higher the value the close you are to the source.
    Last night I lay in bed looking up at the stars in the sky and I thought to myself, where the heck is the ceiling.

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