WiFi Routers Radford VA

Local resource for WiFi routers in Radford. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to wireless data transfer solutions, WiFi router buying guides, and WiFi router settings, as well as advice and content on WiFi devices and computer hardware.

Jet Broadband
(540) 639-2304
613 2nd Street
Radford, VA
Internet Services, Computer Hardware and Supplies

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Hyperformance Computing
(540) 633-2667
2930 Radford Rd
Christiansburg, VA
Computer Consultants, Computer and Equipment Dealers, Computer Hardware and Supplies, Computer Software, Computer Network Hardware
Mon 08:00 AM-06:00 PM
Tue 08:00 AM-06:00 PM
Wed 08:00 AM-06:00 PM,
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American Express, MasterCard, VISA, Debit Cards, Discover, Personal Checks,

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Biz Net Technologies
(540) 961-7560
1715 Pratt Dr Ste 3500
Blacksburg, VA
Atlantic Ivr Inc
(540) 951-6481
1601 S Main St
Blacksburg, VA
Interactive Design & Development
(540) 953-2627
2608 Sheffield Dr
Blacksburg, VA
(540) 382-4234
105 Industrial Dr
Christiansburg, VA
Charge-It Toner Company
(540) 382-6557
405 N Franklin St
Christiansburg, VA
(540) 200-0140
2205 Meadowbrook Dr
Blacksburg, VA
G3 Systems Inc
(540) 951-4300
1715 Pratt Dr Ste 3000
Blacksburg, VA
Synapticad Inc
(540) 953-3390
605 Alleghany St
Blacksburg, VA
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Digital Photo - WiFi Basics

WiFi Basics

Download, print, surf the web and more—the digital world is better when you cut the cord

Each of these refers to a slightly different implementation of the same technology, with varying capabilities in terms of speed and distance of data transfer. Most new devices use IEEE 802.11b or 802.11g, so you can't go wrong with an 802.11b/g device, as it supports both of the most common protocols (802.11a is rarely seen these days).

The difference between b and g is speed-b transfers data at speeds up to 11 Mbits/sec., while g operates at about 54 Mbits/sec.—roughly 1.4 and 6.8 Mbps, respectively. If you choose a wireless router with the b/g specification, you can connect the widest variety of devices and still take advantage of the faster speed with devices that support it.

Setting Up Your Home Network
Getting past the technical jargon is the most difficult part of going wireless. Once you've acquired the equipment, putting it all together is relatively easy.

First, select a location in your home for the wireless router. It's best to put it in a central location, if possible, to maximize reception throughout the house. WiFi devices can communicate through most walls and floors, but a central location will deliver the best results.

You'll want to place the router near your Internet modem so that they can be connected with—ahem—a wire, however. It doesn't matter what type of Internet connection you have, nor do you have to connect your network to the Internet, but you haven't lived until you've sent e-mail or surfed the web from your couch.


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