Bought a netgear 814 router. I can go wifi now! I actually have ethernet running thruogh the house but never had a need for it so far since we had setup one of our bedrooms as the place where all the computers were to be placed. Now I have a laptop so I need a more "mobile " connection. I just found out that the router has a problem with pinging the NTP servers at U Wisc. The details about the problem is available here and a patch posted by NetGear is available here.
I think I have a V2. So I probably don't have a problem.