[kwlug-disc] Joining wi-fi's?

Joe Wennechuk youcanreachmehere at hotmail.com
Mon Nov 4 08:31:32 EST 2013


There is a small store in Waterloo. It is off Columbia. 
http://www.superpassantenna.com/. They sell High Gain Panel (Fresnel lens) antennae. I have used them up to 19 dBi. This can do the trick a lof of times. If you have a removable antenna,  and the proper LMR end. 

If you put a high Gain Antenna like 19dBi, and add it to your router on full blast this could potentially push you over the 1 Watt limit. It has been my experience, that while it is illegal to go over one watt; there seems to be no one checking. I used to have 3 Watts coming out of my router at home, and it worked great, and I could use it faaaar from the house.

If you put it on the router side you will get great signal, it will be faster on the download this way, but I suspect your connection is asynchronous with the downloads 5X faster than uploads.

> Date: Sun, 3 Nov 2013 01:39:23 -0500
> From: unsolicited at swiz.ca
> To: kwlug-disc at kwlug.org
> Subject: [kwlug-disc] Joining wi-fi's?
> 
> If I wanted to expand the geographical coverage area of my wi-fi, how do 
> I go about doing that?
> 
> Just acquire a second AP, use an identical SSID, and just get on with my 
> day?
> 
> What are the terms used for this sort of thing / what would my google 
> search be?
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> 
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