Automatically selecting between two WiFi connections

We have a wifi router in the house and one out in the barn. When I come back in from the barn with the laptop, is there a software package to get the wifi to automatically switch back to the house router and the opposite??

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Depends on the wireless card. Set the two access points/routers to different channels with the same SSID, and a better wireless card should switch automatically to the better signal. With different SSIDs, most wireless cards will hang on to an existing signal until it is lost, even if it's horrible.

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John Navas

Windows XP does this automagically, when using the builtin wireless config. At least, it does for me (switches between my actiontec 11b and SMC 11g routers as I walk around the house). Mark McIntyre

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