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    I setup a repeater router (Netgear) and was told I could only use the WEP security option for wireless. Are there routers out there that can use the WPA security option for repeating function?

    Thanks in advance - Mark

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    I would have thought a better aerial on your existing router would remove the need to use a repeater.
    If you are using the router as a wireless access point for an existing LAN you may have difficulty - I tried doing this last year and had no luck with the wireless unit I was using, it was WEP or nothing.

    A quick search turned up this Dlink AP which seems to do the job.

    cheers, Paul

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    One thing you both omitted was that when using the router as a repeater you cut your speed IN HALF due to it's having to receive and 'repeat' the data.

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    Why is the speed cut in half? As long as the repeater is able to repeat faster than your PC can send/receive data then you will see almost no degradation.

    cheers, Paul

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