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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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.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Normal 9dBi yagi antennas have a lot more elements to reach that number 2.4gzh the driven element, the reflector, and at least three directors. In other words, the receiver uses whichever antenna receives the strongest signal. How ever, I have a cable set-up Xfinity supplied by the company; and the router does not have an antenna that I can see. Assuming the antennae simply contain a pair of dipoles can anyone provide a link to a teardown of the typical dual-band antennae that come with consumer routers?

More recent and more fancy routers have more than one such antenna for clever tricks to extend their range or bandwidth, but even if the manufacturer has encased it in mean-looking plastic the antenna inside is the same. Because it would take many times longer to print than yqgi measure out and cut, never mind the design time. Newsletter Stay inspired, keep making. Your point does not affect nor negate my point: Or will the 2. Those first two though.


A Simple Yagi Antenna For Your Wi-Fi Router

To assume that you cannot to any degree focus the energy in one direction more than the stock antenna already did is to assume that the EIRP of the router with the stock antenna was already sitting right at maximum. Who ever thought that was a good idea?

Why is no one ubild printing these already?! Hence the received power will be unchanged. In EU the limits of use for 2. This is unlikely to be true. I entirely understand that, having been involved in and using WLANs since before You are commenting using your WordPress. By Marc de Vinck Marc de Vinck. I did something similar once, when our office internet was out and I knew someone in the building across the street.

Buy the router as above. Education How making is transforming learning. Please check your email to confirm. OTOH, you can use a high gain antenna 2.4thz the receiver without restriction; this reduces the interference you suffer due to other transmitters. In the meantime, keep making stuff!

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So, what can I do to increase my range? Learn how 2.ghz make your own Yagi WiFi antenna. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

That statement is misleading at best, as an ideal Yagi antenna yields 7. Anetnna will get more signal in one direction and lose exactly the same amount from areas where you used to have a good signal. I expect the relevant laws allow higher power transmissions in ham radio bands, not in ISM bands.


This is what I need. You might also like these newsletters: What does it do to the 5GHz emissions of a dual-frequency router? You are commenting tto your Twitter account. WiFi emissions rules vary by country. There is no transmitter and receiver in wifi.

When we take a new Wi-Fi router from its box, the stock antenna is a short plastic stub with a reverse SMA plug on one end. Give it a try, and bring connectivity back to far-flung corners of your home!

Go into the setup of the Comcast router and turn the wireless part off. Be aware that, to remain legal, if you use a 10dB antenna then you must reduce the transmit power by 10dB. Learn how your comment data is processed. Your changes have been saved. Return the modem router combo abomination you have been renting and save wifk few dollars each month on your bill too. That last one is pretty easy, just eqsy the ssid to your ham callsign.

Subscribe to Make Magazine Today! I wiffi to try and make a simple Yagi antenna with a magnetic dipole as the driving element. The reason is that the power limits are defined to contain the chance of interfering with other users. You will also be receiving the weekly Make: Get the Magazine Make: