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WiFi range extended

Sep 25, 2008
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CS 30 Toronto
I solved a WiFi range problem un-intended:

Playing with a micro router from TP-Link I configured it as a Bridge mode. It can be powered by a small battery stick for cell phone. You can also do it as repeater but I can't tell the difference.

Hoist it up the mast and was able to pick up great WiFi signal over a mile away. Put it in a zip lock bag to keep it dry.

The only thing is that you can to cable connect it to configure which SSID you want to bridge. It wasn't too bad.

The little cell phone battery lasts for days.
 

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