FLEX-6300 / MAESTRO / Computer on wired router w/separate WiFi

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I am running a Flex-6300 with Maestro, both connected to the wired router, as well as the computer.  When using the radio with Maestro, DAX and SDR CAT allow access to the radio on the computer.  The only problem is that my internet is on a separate network (WiFi) and does not work when connected to the local wired router?  Help?
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Rich McCabe

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What are you asking for help?
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Brian K7ON

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How do I make the computer WiFi (USB dongle) work with the internet in the other room?
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Why dont you connect both networks together?  Is it physically not possible to get a cable in there?
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Using an Ethernet cable from you internet provider router to your radio shack it is the recommended approach. But if this is impossible you could purchase a WiFi Range Extender with an Ethernet port like this one.

https://www.amazon.com/TP-Link-Extender-Gigabit-Ethernet-RE355/dp/B016K07YT8/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronic...

The Ethernet port would go to the same switch where the Flex radio and Maestro are connected to.

Not sure the reason to give internet connectivity to the Flex radio.... and the Maestro has wifi so it gets internet connection for updates... 

Unless what you are trying to do is to have the Flex radio be part of your LAN or home network so you can access it from anywhere in the house.
If that it the case, then the repeater I linked will do.

Still.... I think it would be better to look at the option of running an ethernet cable into the radio shack.
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Well, I fixed the problem with a Belkin N600 Dual-Band Range Extender found on Amazon for just over $15 with free Prime shipping.  It is now all hooked up and works as intended.
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Glad we could help you and thanks for coming back and letting us know your solution.