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Modifying Your Access Point with a High-Gain Antenna

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You buy a wireless access point and a laptop card with visions of working or surfing the net in the kitchen, in the bedroom, on the deck, or in a hammock in the backyard.No longer will you be chained to …

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The Site Survey

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To help you pick the right antenna for the job, first survey the site to get an idea what coverage pattern you want, and what degree of signal loss you are currently encountering. Start by mapping out the site on …

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Attaching a High-Gain Antenna

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To attach the high-gain antenna to the access point, you basically build a “chain” with four links in it: the access point, the pigtail, the antenna cable, and the antenna. (See Figure 4-10.) To attach the antenna to the access …

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Run the Antenna Cable From the Pigtail to the Antenna

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Ultimately, you’ll probably install the antenna, and then run the cable to it. However, before you do that, we suggest that you put everything together in one room. That way, if it doesn’t

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seem to be working correctly, you’ll easily …

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