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Old 01-28-2008, 10:25 PM
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Default Looking to build a wi-fi antenna!?

First of all, what kind of reach can you get? Line of sight. Then, can a poormans-antenna really do any good? I appreciate any info on this, as right now I have no idea what needs to be done. Router, pc , is laptop needed, etc. I want this for home, not as my primary internet connection, but just for a low output/input setup for 24/7. Thanks everyone, crazy
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Old 02-01-2008, 03:07 PM
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Ba Bump.
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Not that fomiliar with this.
I will look around and see what I find for you.
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Old 02-02-2008, 10:27 AM
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Thanks Boss. I sure appreciate it. I am out of work right now and may just have enough time to build one.
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Old 02-06-2008, 12:43 PM
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Did you ever find any plans for this buddy? Thanks, crazy
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Sorry bro.
It will most likely be friday before getting a chnce to.

Work is very busy this week.
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No problem. I sure appreciate it. I have plenty of time. Thanks, crazy
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Found a little bit. Seems one can be made out of a small satellite dish, with a smooth tube around it. But don't know anything about the internals. Working on it, still searching. Thanks.
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There is actually an amateur radio TV show kind of thing on YouTube. One of the episodes was about building your own super gain Wi-Fi antenna. If you can't find it there Crazy, let me know and I will dig that episode up for you, it was quite good.

By the way, as you are here posting Crazy, I hope the surgery went well!

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Old 02-13-2008, 06:50 AM
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went very well, thank you. Feel better than I have in a long time. Can't believe how good it is. Thanks for asking. I will have to find it on you tube. I have never fooled with that before, so I may have trouble, lol. Thanks!
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Here ya go Crazy, no YouTube needed..... just go to Episode 10 and choose view or download..... http://www.amateurlogic.com/blog/index.php?paged=2
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Thank you very much. I will check it out.

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Any ideas from the new members of the board?
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Here is a cheap effective antenna for your needs.

http://www.turnpoint.net/wireless/cantennahowto.html
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Old 03-20-2008, 10:31 PM
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I got this link from your link:

http://people.wallawalla.edu/~Rob.Fr...Primestar.html

All I need is a primestar dish. According to the article, it will pick up for up to 10 miles! Awesome! Now I just have to hunt up a dish. Man we threw these away years ago!

Thanks for the help.
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