Play · Technology · Workshop. Easy to Build WIFI GHz Yagi Antenna by Biotele on July 7, Table of Contents. Easy to Build WIFI GHz Yagi Antenna. Nick sent in this great build for improving your WiFi connection. There are a lot of different ways to make WiFi antennas, many of them featured.

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Maybe some empirical testing would be worth mentioning. But few have been this cheap.

Normal 9dBi yagi antennas have a lot more elements to reach that number — the driven element, the reflector, and at least three directors. All cards are both transmitter and receiver, so you could not only use a receiver antenna. Find the wlan adaptor with the highest receive sensitivity dBm dBm. In other words, the receiver uses whichever antenna receives the strongest signal. Those first two though. Just like above but the Comcast router also is active on WiFi. Thanks for your submission.

Or will the 2. I boosted a wireless router in bridge eaxy by placing it in the bottom of a mesh steel wastebasket propped up on a chair and pointing out the window.

Hence the received power will be unchanged. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I quote my words above: WiFi emissions rules vary by country. In the meantime, keep making stuff! And this is why dB is an insane system of units.


So, what can I do to increase my range?

There is overlap for Return the modem router combo abomination you have been renting and save a few dollars each month on your bill too. Because it would take many times longer to print than to measure out and cut, never mind the design time. Yaggi entirely wici that, having been involved in and using WLANs since before You are commenting using your Facebook account.

I could be very wrong though. In the US that would mean: Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: As you move your phone or laptop, etc.

Good to see someone actually simulate and design a directional antenna modification rather than balancing pieces of tin foil and drawing circles around the router with salt. You will get more signal in one direction and lose exactly the same amount from areas where you used to have a good signal.

Notify me of new comments via email. You are commenting using your WordPress. In EU the limits of use for 2. Assuming the antennae 2.4gbz contain a pair of dipoles can anyone provide a link to a teardown of the typical dual-band antennae that come with consumer routers?

Unless your transmit power I already below the FCC limit.

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I have been playing around with some wifi networking lately, mostly with the La Fonera, and finally decided to build a directional wifi antenna. Get the Magazine Make: Welcome to the Make: Please check your email to confirm. The simulation predicts 8. The article did YOU read it? For those concerned about EIRP, know that the guy who did this is an amateur radio operator and is therefor legally able to run higher power levels effective or actual than unlicensed individuals as long as the transmissions meet all applicable laws.


Turn down your transmit power until eirp is mW when in EU and you can sustain a link to a router 1.

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How To: Make a simple WiFi Yagi antenna

Give it a try, and bring connectivity back to far-flung corners of your home! But best to use it so that it directs the power onto your own premises — You do normally not want to supply your neighbor with your wifi connection: Interesting misspelling at least.

Be aware that, to remain legal, if you use a 10dB antenna aesy you must reduce the transmit power by 10dB.