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A new swing on an old idea for improving your WIFI signal!
I call this WIFI booster ad on the POPtenna because you make it from a plastic pop bottle.First get a clean plastic 2 liter pop bottle.
Strip off the label if there is one and wipe down with a cleaner that does no leave a residue.
Using a large sharpy pen, mark a ring around the bottom and a window that takes up just half of the diameter of the bottle as shown.
Cut out the window first so the bottle will have stiffness to help with the cutting and then cut off the bottom of the bottle.
After doing all the cutting, you must clean out the bottle's inside with windex or an equivelent cleaner.The as you see by the photo.... get out your ...
As you can see by the photo, it is only the back of the inside that gets the tinfoil. This is to make a vertical dish to focus the signal beam back in...
Now this may be one of the most important parts of the antenna dish. I hope you save the cap because we are going to make an adjuster ring from it. M...
Now you are ready to place the reflector onto your antenna. Slide the antenna into the center of the X you made in the cap and then force the bottle ...
As you can see I have a very strong signal pick up! Before I had a 30 percent signal and now look at it!Up to 76% and running great!Funny thing is to ...
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A very creative use for the heavily discarded 2 liter bottle. However, any flat metal surface spaced about 1/4 wavelength behind the same antenna would likely produce similar results IE 3 db of gain
But for being green I give it 4 stars!
Posted:Oct 18, 2008
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