[Chugalug] wireless routers
acedrew at acedrew.com
Fri Nov 22 16:38:02 UTC 2013
If you do use aluminum foil make sure you place it at least a half wave
length away. The closer to an even divisor of the wavelength, the better
On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 11:37 AM, Andrew Rodgers <acedrew at acedrew.com>wrote:
> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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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