Weak WLAN connection with closed lid!!

Hi out there,
I use this MacBook Pro (which I've got recently, nice machine btw) mostly at home driving an external monitor and with closed lid.
I notice now ,that WLAN (driven by an Airport satellite, white) is weak, tumbling and going in and out frequently. Other machines in my house, sitting much farther away, have no problems (some, but not all are pfui Windows however).
My impression is, that with a closed lid, the antenna in the Macbook is somehow "hindered", because with the lid open, its oK.
Any idea what I could do? Is there an external antenna for the book to improve reception?
I use a Dr. Bott antenna already on the Airport module.
Would it help to upgrade to 10.5 (which I would not like to do)?
Thanks in advance

Hi sig
thanksalot, it took awhile until the stuff came over to old Germany, but its working like a charm and the rate US$ to Euro is very favourable indeed (smile)
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