Wireless Signal Strength and Noise Levels

To make sure that all users in your environment receive a strong wireless signal, consider these guidelines when you install your WatchGuard AP devices.

Signal Strength

The signal strength is the wireless signal power level received by the wireless client.

Noise Level

The noise level indicates the amount of background noise in your environment.

Signal to Noise Ratio

The signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) is the power ratio between the signal strength and the noise level.

For example:

See Also

Wireless Environmental Factors

Wireless Modes and Channels

Wireless Placement

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