High-Powered USB wifi antena

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  1. takeaflight

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    I've been looking too. There's a site solwise.co.uk who sell a small 3g adapter wifi router for less than £60. They're about to have a delivery (the 20th i think) of a new router that takes an external aerial. They also have some interesting info about aerials on their site. I don't know if you will gain much with a directional aerial inside a van as its usually the fabric of the van that reduces your pickup. You have to ask yourself, why is there a B grade one available. Maplins a good company, but sometimes they do sell gimmicky stuff. I hope it works fine for you.
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    £9.99p version?

    Or you could try one for less than a £10 if you have a bit of time , It's also great have fun? :BigGrin:[​IMG]


    i have made and also bought a few from Active cantenas to yagi 25ft pole types costing from £5 to £100+
    i have found that the cheap diy stuff is more fun
    It also it all depends how for you want to capture from?.
    More info http://www.usbwifi.orconhosting.net.nz/:thumb:
     
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    I bought one about 5 months ago .. brilliant bit of kit.. using it now, signal strength is about 40% .. 200 mt from wifi with buildings blocking line of sight .. no signal without .. :thumb:
     
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    It works very well.

    Here on test - laptop saw 2 WiFis, plug in Hawking, now 5 WiFis.
     
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