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How to build a tin can waveguide antenna

How to build a tin can waveguide antenna
Assemble the probe and mount in can Now you'll need that bit of wire. You'll need a soldering iron or a friend with one as well. Cut the wire so that when it is stuck in the connector as shown, the total length of both the brass tube and wire sticking out past the connector is 1.21". Get as close to this length as you can. When you've got your wire correctly sized, solder it into the connector keeping it as straight and upright as you can. Connect your antenna to your wireless card or access point To use your cantenna, you'll need a special cable commonly called a "Pig Tail". You'll want to have a wireless NIC or access point with an external antenna connector. Hook up your cable, point the antenna at a friend's, and see how far you can stretch you network. This antenna has linear polarization. For more information, check out these resources: Go to the Homebrew WiFi Antenna Shootout Go to the Wireless Home Related:  Amateur Radio VI

Use a Surplus Primestar Dish as an IEEE 802.11 Wireless Networking Antenna Primestar was recently purchased by Direct TV who is phasing out all the Primestar equipment. This means that the dishes are being trashed, and are available for other uses such as the one I describe here. It is easy to make a surplus Primestar dish into a highly directional antenna for the very popular IEEE 802.11 wireless networking. The resulting antenna has about 22 db of gain, and is fed with 50 ohm coaxial cable. Usually LMR400 or 9913 low loss cable is used if the source is more than a few feet from the antenna. The range using two of these antennas with a line of sight path is around 10 miles at full bandwidth. The dish in use with Apple's Airport. Things You Will Need: A Primestar dish. Construction Steps: After deciding on a place to mount your antenna (which hopefully has a line of sight path to the access point or other IEEE 802.11 site), remove the apparatus at the feed position of the dish, saving the mounting hardware. The inside of the feed can. Some Considerations:

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