> music. And then to find that it was never intended to work with wireless
> networking. Never told this in all my previous (and copious)


I used to have a SLIMP3 and now have two Squeezeboxes. I used the SLIMP3 on
my WiFi network successfully (with a Linksys WET11 bridge).

I found that running my Wireless network on channel 1 worked better. Have
you tried using either channel 1 or channel 11 instead of the default
channel 6?