The wifi antenna

Joseph Reeves iknowjoseph at
Sun Sep 21 12:30:09 CEST 2008

You really shouldn't be attempting any tests whilst holding any wifi
gear right next to other bits of kit. It's like getting two people to
scream in each other's ears and wondering why they didn't report a
good experiance. I'd re-run the tests from a different room to the one
the access point is in and seeing what happens then.


2008/9/21 Yogiz <yogizz at>:
> Hello,
> How good is the Freerunner's wifi supposed to be. If I do an iwlist
> scan with my laptop two meters from the AP, I get link quality of
> 96/100. However with the Freerunner, even if I hold it right next to
> the AP's antenna I get a maximum of 51/100. Most APs that my laptop
> finds just fine show a link quality of 0 or 1 on the FR.
> Is that just what the FR's antenna is like or should I contact my
> distributor for warranty?
> Yogiz
> P.S. I accidently sent it from a different e-mail accound previously
> but I have no idea if it came through. If it did, sorry for the
> duplicate.
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