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Re: [Shop-talk] Wifi access point?

Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Wifi access point?
From: Peter Murray <>
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2015 15:51:24 -0400
Cc: Shop-Talk List <>
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One amendment to my prior email - this Asus RT-N12 router is probably an
even better value. For $10 more, you will get better signal strength and
better performance:

Also, Eric speaks sooth. Ground surges from nearby lightning strikes can
have devastating results on electronics. There are a bunch of power strips
with network/coax/telephone protection, but the specs on the dedicated
protection hardware is much better. I'd put this on both ends:


On Tue, Jun 16, 2015 at 3:14 PM, <> wrote:

> Dave C asks about WAP...
> Dave, one think to think about (and only because I had this problem will
> ALL my outdoor, direct buried CAT 5 cable.
> Make sure that on both sides there is  'surge' like protection.  I've lost
> countless devices till I figured this out.  I ended up going either
> wireless, aerial, or unplug the connections due to this problem.
> it's doesn't take much stray voltage (from a lighting strike or something)
> to 'brick' a WEP.
> I may be wrong, but that is what I ended up doing to prevent the failures
> I was seeing.
> Sent from my Commodore 64 on a 2400 Baud Modem.
> Eric P
> "Be as beneficent as the sun or the sea, but if your rights as a rational
> being are trenched on, die on the first inch of your territory." Ralph
> Waldo Emerson
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