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By thomas.barr ·
What would cause a 3 computer Wireless Network to lose signal strength from one night to another. It seems my wireless signal has degraded overnight by about 10 feet.

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by TheChas In reply to Wireless Link Degraded

RF is an interesting phenomenon.

Any number of external events can cause problems.

A neighbor installing a Wireless LAN could impact your LAN.

Atmospheric conditions can play a roll.

A new power line, cell phone tower, or TV transmitter can cause interference.

Even a new neighbor, or a new appliance in the neighbor-hood can add noise either in the air, or to the AC power line.

It can be a real pain to track down and eliminate the cause of reduced signal strength.

Even the antenna connection coming loose at either end can impact the coverage area.

Chas

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