One router - Two networks, Two SSIDs,Two channels

Discussion in 'Wireless Internet' started by jeepers, Jun 8, 2010.

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    jeepers Guest

    Is there a 3rd party software to configure a standard home router to act as
    a Wireless Access Point for two different networks and two different SSIDs?
    jeepers, Jun 8, 2010
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    Mike Easter Guest

    At the same time? How would that work?

    Wouldn't the 'device' (router/AP) need two radios to do that?

    And then (exactly) what would its function be?

    Do you have some kind of existing commercial presumably expensive device
    to exemplify what you are talking about?
    Mike Easter, Jun 8, 2010
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    ps56k Guest

    give us the detailed scenario you are attempting to create,
    and then we may be able to help.....
    ps56k, Jun 8, 2010
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    alexd Guest

    If you can drop the 'two channels' requirement it's easy enough. If it
    has to be two channels then just using two APs would probably be cheaper.
    alexd, Jun 10, 2010
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    jeepers Guest

    OK. Maybe 2 channels aren't needed but desired just the same to reduce
    congestion on each frequency. Still.... how would a single router be
    configured to handle 2 networks and 2 SSIDs on one channel?
    jeepers, Jun 10, 2010
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    Char Jackson Guest

    Check out dd-wrt ( for an example of 3rd party firmware
    that provides that feature.
    Char Jackson, Jun 11, 2010
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    alexd Guest

    Was it really necessary to post that twice?
    alexd, Jun 11, 2010
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