To preface this, Fedora recognized my wireless adapter upon installation but I could never get a IP or get it to connect. These directions go my wireless network up and running. Hope it helps you also
You may try with NetworkManager, it should be installed by default although not active. Try with:
If everything works fine you can run the daemon automatically with
/sbin/chkconfig NetworkManager on
/sbin/chkconfig NetworkManagerDispatcher on
These tips were provided on another forum. I am new to Linux so I cannot take credit for this.