Thanks all you experts.
I see that it is like electronics school
I had oh so many years ago. We called it FM.
And so it is.
I understand it much better now. Thanks all.
Today we went to the boat and sailed in the cold fog
. (for us in Fl 57 deg is COLD) 75-100 yds visibility most all day. All day, no sun. So unlike FL. We decided it would be too cold to stay out so returned to the marina. We fired up the laptop
and the hawking dish. The son was on the mouse. Us old fogies watching the screen
. Up came 6 networks, only one not encrypted. The laptop
wireless was on. We (he) tried to connect and it would not. Tried several times on that same unencrypted site. No go. Turned off the laptop wireless and searched again. Same 6. Tried the same site and Viola it connected and we had internet. Woohoo!
We looked at the temps and yep, too cold for us.
Before we packed up we closed all screens, turned on the laptop wireless and searched again. Same 6. This time though we connected with the unencrypted site even though the laptop wireless was on.
FM I say.
But anyway, I know that sometimes it will work.
I love this forum.