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To span 70 meters between router and client?



Is there any way to span a wireless distance of 70 meters’?
Its from a building (work) that has wireless to a house that cannot get broadband (dont want satellite)


 
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8/22/2022 - Mon
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mhunts

This should be no problem. Get a high-gain antenna, and you can get quite good range.

You could also you repeater access points. If your access point isn't by a window, install another one by the window. Have the first access point relay to the one by the window, then across to the other building's wireless device, or access pont.
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Cheers for that > I think the Pringles can idea is cool, but its for a conservative client and dunno what he would think!

I will search for high gain antennas > any brand particularly good?

Les Moore

These guys are quite reasonable
http://www.hyperlinktech.com/web/wifi_yagi_antennas.php

You'll also have to make sure that the client's wifi adapter has an external antenna connector, and you might need a length of cable long enough to go from PC to window that can point to the work building AP..

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lrmoore

http://www.hyperlinktech.com/web/wifi_yagi_antennas.php

How does that hook up to a router?  The connectors dont look like rj45.  Is there an rj45 to > antenna cable end connector adapter?
mhunts

You should look at antennas offered by the manufacturer of your router.
Les Moore

You need to find a wireless adapter that supports an external antenna. You never mentioned if this is a deskop PC or laptop.
Some PCMCIA wireless cards support external antennas, most do not.
Most PCI adapters for desktops do support external antennas.
http://broadband.motorola.com/consumers/products/wpci810g/

Detach the little one and attach the yagi. You may need an extension cable with the proper two ends to connect between the NIC and the antenna..

If it's a laptop, something like this kit may be all you need, although I'm not sure the patch antenna will be as good as a yaggi...
http://www.netgate.com/product_info.php?products_id=103
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