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This is a re-edit of my first 'Ible. Since I am now older and wiser and the comments are really useful I'm making this an anti-instructable.
I originally tried to improve the existing antenna .. it broke. These are the pieces.
Lan-cable Aluminum foil. Multi tool Glue Small plastic thingy from a pen that fits the little place on the card where the antenna is supposed to be. (...
.. by cutting off the ends of the cable.
Remove the insulation and shielding to expose the wires. This is the only good part of this Instructable.
Removing some of the insulating plastic from the wires and twisting them together to make one long wire is not a good idea at all. ( I have a picture ...
Make sure the little plastic thingy fits the connection (here is the back of my FON-router but they're all the same) Pull one end of the wire through ...
Plug the connector into the connection and pray. I suppose you could use some ducttape if it won't stay on. Otherwise just get a hammer and smash it a...
I have one green plipp and a long wire running through my livingroom. Was it worth it? No.
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Ok this is kinda scary You havn't made anything even close to being resonant and the only thing keeping the router from being burned up is that it has so little power.
The lesson here is NEVER try and "improve" on a factory antenna.
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