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Old 06-02-2009, 11:32 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a question regarding signal strength. I notice that when I look under status, the signal strength is always a minus number. What should it be? Just curious about this.

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Wirelessly posted (My Bold)

I have 5 bars and it is usually around -60dBm

I couldn't tell you how they develop this number tho
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It's correct...the typical range of Wireless signal over a network is -60dBm and -80dBm
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here this should give you a better understanding of signal strength

Signal strength - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Thank you for the very educational class!
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