Can the Extreme Base Station be used as a range extender?

I already have a wireless router in the basement but I don't get good strong signal upstairs. Can I install this base station and set it up as a range extender to boost the signal upstairs?

QA AirPort Extreme Base Station

QA AirPort Extreme Base Station

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  • Best Answer:

    Yes you can provided that your existing router already provides WDS services.
    For more information on how to setup search the Apple knowledge base (HT2044).