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Problem with the Cisco Aironet 1242AG Wireless Access Point , very low signal strength

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Hello,
Please ensure that:
1.The wireless access point is not in close proximity to a source of interference,e.g a microwave transmitter or microwave oven. 2.Ensure that it's not placed in an area prone to physical obstruction, e.g behind a high wall or where people pass through(because our bodies have water which absorbs such waves!).In that case, re-position the wireless access point to another area, e.g a roof top. 3. If the wireless access point is in vicinity of other wireless access point, ensure that CSMA (Collision Sense Multiple Avoidance) scheme is enabled for the device.
I hope these solutions solve your problem. Have a great time ahead.

Posted on Feb 03, 2011

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