[MLB-WIRELESS] Cheap 7dB antennas
me at cafuego.net
Wed Aug 3 12:50:11 EST 2005
Peter Lieverdink wrote:
> Dan Flett wrote:
>>I bought a couple of these from eBay the other day...
>>Anyone know if they are any good? I haven't had a chance to test it
>>yet. Also, does anyone know if this sort of antenna requires a ground
>>plane? With a magnetic base I'm guessing it's intended to be used on
>>the roof of a vehicle, or otherwise mounted on a metal surface. But is
>>this a requirement?
> Me & DagdaMor got two those to go with two Senao APs. They seemed to
> work fine, even when stuck to a fridge and/or on their side under a
> bunch of books. They're currently being tested in Beijing. I'll let you
> know if they failed horribly on monday night ;-)
Yep, they work just fine. Apparently decent enough on a 100mW AP for a
15x45m venue, with room to spare.
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