(C) M. Erskine, 2002-2005, All Commercial Rights Reserved
NOTE: Some pictures on this site are contributed
by persons who have built this antenna, all pictures on this site are
used with the permission of their author(s). Please send me
a picture of your effort and let me know how it went.
Advantages over other wifi range extenders such as the Cantenna
No Pigtail Required
No Modification to AP (No voiding of warranty)
No Matching (SWR) Problems
No Purchased Parts
Trivially Easy Construction
Very Low Probability of Error
Superior Front to Back/Front to Rear Ratio
Improves Wireless LAN Privacy
For any vendor, Linksys, D-Link, Netgear, etc.
Basically this antenna is so easy to make, tune, and install,
and it performs so well that it is foolish not to try one before
electing to purchase a commercial antenna, if for no other reason than
you can check to see if you are purchasing enough commercial antenna to
make the link you want to make.
All you have to do is right click on the image and pick "save as",
then save the image to a file. From there you can move it into MSPaint
and rotate it (if necessary) then send it to the printer.
Tools and materials:
Xacto-knife or similar (be careful with sharp instruments)
Tin foil or foil tape
Cement (modeling cement)
Time Required, 30 mins.
This is a nice performing little reflector. It has superb front-to-back and front-to-rear ratio. It is quick and easy to make with available materials. Total construction time is fifteen to thirty minutes.