[Chugalug] wireless routers

Andrew Rodgers acedrew at acedrew.com
Fri Nov 22 16:37:00 UTC 2013


Is pretty close to what you want. However, for a newer router, you'd need 3
of them.

On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 10:53 AM, John Aldrich <jmaldrich at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Quoting Andrew Rodgers <acedrew at acedrew.com>:
>  Haha, I read that as you describing the problem, rather than the solution.
>> carry on. The problem with directional antennae any more is if you have a
>> 3x3 MIMO device, you need to get decent signal on all three radios to
>> achieve maximum performance. Some of the APs with internal antennae will
>> use 9-12 elements, only enabling the ones with best signal strength to
>> your
>> devices. Somewhat automagically providing what you seek.
>>  Gotcha. If I had an external antenna, though, could I not replace it
> with a semi-directional antenna so that I get an elongated oval shape
> pointing towards the interior of the house or would it just be better to
> use some aluminum foil and create a semi-circle behind my existing router?
> :)
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