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WIRELESS NETWORK

This site is designed to give information on both current and proposed wireless networking for access to the University network at Florida Tech. This does not cover information on research done by the Wireless Center of Excellence. The current wireless infrastructure is a mix of 802.11g (54 Mbps), and 802.11n (300 Mbps), and 802.11ac (1300 Mbps). The 802.11g standard is backwards compatible with 802.11b. Any 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n or 802.11ac card will work in any of the current coverage areas.

Wireless Topics

Coverage Areas

Download the map below to view the current areas covered with the campus wireless network "PanthAIR".

Download Wi-Fi Campus Map (PDF)

Hardware Needed to Connect

Any 802.11b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Compliant card is acceptable for connecting to the network. These cards can be purchased at any computer store.  Most newer laptops have them already available with the system.

Register to Use the Wireless Network

  1. Visit the Network Registration  page to register your laptop or pda for wireless access.
  2. Set up your wireless card according to the manufacturer's instructions.

    The following data provides information that you may be asked for when configuring your wireless settings:
Parameter Value
Wireless SSID PanthAIR 
WPA not required presently
IP Address Set automatically by DHCP
Wireless SSID PanthAIR-Guest
WPA Call Tech Support at 674-7284