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

Bob Jonkman bjonkman at sobac.com
Mon Nov 4 12:41:33 EST 2013

How does that work on a router with multiple antennae? Replace just one
antenna? Turn off the other antenna in the router firmware? Get two
Fresnel antennae?

And how does it work in the other direction? Maybe my router signal
reaches all the way downtown, but how can my laptop get its signal back
to the router?


On 13-11-04 08:31 AM, Joe Wennechuk wrote:
> 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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