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  1. October 23, 2020

    Types of Antenna

    Antenna Types and Usages


    Omni-Directional Antennas

    Omni-directional antennas are a class of antenna which radiates equal radio power in all directions. These are best used when you are trying to cover a wide area with a Wi-Fi signal. Antenna such as these are perfect for campsite owners who wish to offer campers Wi-Fi.


    Directional Antennas

    Directional antennas are a class of antenna which radiates greater power in specific directions allowing increased performance and reduced interference from unwanted sources. These are best used when you are trying to extend your Wi-Fi to a specific location. Antenna such as these are perfect for extending wifi to outbuildings and summer houses.


    2.4ghz vs 5ghz Antennas

    The 2.4 GHz band provides coverage at a longer range but transmits data at slower speeds. This makes them suitable for extending wifi to buildings at a greater distance

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  2. June 05, 2020

    WiFi Antennas - Which WiFi Antenna do you need?

    A WiFi Antenna is an important component of any wireless network. Its main purpose is sending and receiving the wireless signal waves over different frequencies.

    The power gain of an antenna decides the signal strength. It is measured in decibels (dB). Selecting the right antenna is one of the most common problems while installing a wireless network.

    Our quick overview of the different antenna types will help you choose the right WiFi Antenna for your application.

    There are many different reasons you might have for needing a WiFi Antenna. Some of these include:

    • - Boosting Office or Warehouse WiFi Signal
    • - Providing WiFi on a Campsite
    • - Extending WiFi Signal to an Outbuilding or Shed
    • - Connecting to a public WiFi network
    • - Create a Personal WiFi Hotspot
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  3. June 05, 2020

    How to Connect to WiFi on a Campsite

    Nowadays many Campsites offer free WiFi or a connection for a small fee. Often campsites offer a mesh network, which involves multiple access points spread out across the campsite. Many of these networks offer sporadic network coverage and signal strength. Line of sight can also often be a problem as WiFi signal tends to dissipate over distance or often fails to penetrate trees, other caravans, concrete etc.

    So how can you easily and simply connect to this WiFi?

    WiFi Antennas have the solution! We have a range of WiFi Extender Kits to get you safely and securely connected to these public campsite WiFi networks.

    Setting up your own personal WiFi Hotspot

    Our WiFi Hotspots will make browsing public WiFi safer and more secure so that your data is kept away from prying eyes and they're surprisingly easy to configure.

    There are

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  4. November 13, 2018

    Create your own WIFI Hotspot

    WIFI has become one of the most crucial needs in our modern lives, but with our stock of ALFA R36A 2.4GHz Routers (part no: AP-R36A), finding a WIFI Hotspot will never be an issue for you because you can now create your very own WIFI Hotspot. The long awaited successor of the popular R36 is easy to set up, has a long range, requires no software and has a very user friendly interface. Thanks to internal enhancements, users gain better performing WIFI speed and the ability to handle more users at one time.

    This product is perfect for those who require WIFI on the move, including uses for mobile homes, caravan installations, portable electronics such as tablets and laptops, smartphones and boats, just to name a few examples. An added bonus is that there is no need for your device to have a USB or ethernet port.

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  5. October 14, 2016

    GSM Mobile Phone Frequency Look up

    GSM Lookup

    We have published a new Lookup sheet for GSM Mobile Phone Frequency’s. The sheet covers frequency, bandwidth, Usage and Network types.

    Click here to download the Lookup sheet.

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