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How to check the WDS signal?

By Schweinsteiger ยท 4 replies
Jul 4, 2009
  1. I Have Two Routers , The Admin Is 3com and the other is Netgear connected together by WDS , when I play online some times the signal go down then up , i know its from the wds signal because it only happens when i move the netgear router .

    if the there a software or a way to find out where is the best position i should place the router please searched alot and didn't find anything that help .

    thank you.
     
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,852   +707

    acronyms need definitions; what is a WDS and can you site a make/model number please.
     
  3. Schweinsteiger

    Schweinsteiger TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 39

    WDS : is a way to connect two routers via wireless connection
     
  4. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    Play with it... We find that moves as small as two inches make a big difference in signal strength... but keep whatever you use at least 8 inches away from any wall, and 12 inches away from any room corner... then play with it...

    A signal-strenght meter can be of great help in the setup.
     
  5. Schweinsteiger

    Schweinsteiger TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 39

    We find that moves as small as two inches make a big difference in signal strength

    thats the problem ,whenever i place it in a good spot the made moves it half an inch ,then it start to suck !!
     
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