The connection at 11 Mbps was attained and kept up for 3 hours. During this time 11,000 successful pings were made. Both ends of the link were using SSH and logged into the other end. VNC was also used successfully WITHOUT frames being dropped. Ping times varied from 0.01 ms to 400 ms, seeming to average around 10 ms. The connection had an astounding signal strength of -37 dBm, bottoming out at around -50 dBm throughout the 3 hours. The noise levels were around -84 dBm.
Wifi World record - coverage up to 129 miles
Accoridng to www.wifiworldrecord.com, with the aid of a 10-ft dish antenna at both ends, the maximum distance Wifi can achieve is 129 miles without the use of amplifier.