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frater_secessus [WiFi]
communication:internet [2020/02/06 09:23] (current)
frater_secessus [extending your reach]
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   * //​repeating//​((sometimes called routing)) takes the Taco Bell Wifi and repeats it as MyVanWiFi or whatever in your van   * //​repeating//​((sometimes called routing)) takes the Taco Bell Wifi and repeats it as MyVanWiFi or whatever in your van
  
-In either case your wifi device ​is talking ​to the access point like any other device would.+Many also remember SSIDs (access point names) and will reconnect to them as you travel. ​ You might pull into a McDonald'​s parking lot and hear your phone //​ding//: ​ the router has already connected to the wifi and your phone ((connected to the router'​s internal wifi)) ​is asking you to click to agree to the wifi conditions
  
  
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 High-end repeaters/​extenders like [[https://​amzn.to/​2S4gRE8|Ubiquiti]] typically mount outside the vehicle. ​ This makes for maximum range but can reduce stealth. ​ Antenna wire losses are eliminated because the antenna is inside the receiver, and the signal brought into the vehicle over ethernet((which also powers the unit by PoE)). ​ High-end repeaters/​extenders like [[https://​amzn.to/​2S4gRE8|Ubiquiti]] typically mount outside the vehicle. ​ This makes for maximum range but can reduce stealth. ​ Antenna wire losses are eliminated because the antenna is inside the receiver, and the signal brought into the vehicle over ethernet((which also powers the unit by PoE)). ​
  
-[[https://​amzn.to/​2GWOaCG|{{ https://​images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/​images/​I/​31LsBv9brZL._SY90_.jpg}}]]Low-end and hobbyist units cost much less and may work as well, depending on your usage. ​+[[https://​amzn.to/​2GWOaCG|{{ https://​images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/​images/​I/​31LsBv9brZL._SY90_.jpg}}]]Low-end and hobbyist units cost much less and may work as well, depending on your usage. ​ 
  
   * the [[https://​amzn.to/​2GWOaCG|GL-300M]] is a small ~$25 box that can be mounted anywhere it can see out a window or windshield.   * the [[https://​amzn.to/​2GWOaCG|GL-300M]] is a small ~$25 box that can be mounted anywhere it can see out a window or windshield.
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-=== DIY extenders ​===+=== DIY repeaters ​===
  
 [[https://​amzn.to/​2OzOXxL|Raspberry Pi]] and similar hardware can be [[https://​duckduckgo.com/?​q=raspberry+pi+wifi+router&​ia=web|made into DIY extenders]] [[https://​amzn.to/​2OzOXxL|Raspberry Pi]] and similar hardware can be [[https://​duckduckgo.com/?​q=raspberry+pi+wifi+router&​ia=web|made into DIY extenders]]
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