We did wireless coverage testing using some 1142 units in autonomous mode, and got a satisfactory result, but upon converting these test units to Lightweight and adding them to our WLC5508 controller, the coverage has decreased noticably. Does anyone know of any tips or tricks to getting lightweight 1142 APs to have a range as far as the same hardware with autonomous firmware?
If the power level is not 1 (maximum) then it can be increased to reflect better coverage area. Howeber, if the WLC choose automatically to use power level less than the maximum this would indicate that the coverage is a satisfactory without the need to transmit with the max power available.
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