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These are just a couple of wifi antennas I cooked up real quick.

If you are interested in antennas, check this one out: http://www.instructables.com/id/Foil-based-fractal-antenna/

Step 1: Parts Needed

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Usb wifi adapter.
Usb extension cable.
Plastic salad bow.
2 coat hangers
Foil.
Tape.
Large parabolic screen from children's toy.

Tools.
Drill
Wire cutters


 
servant744 years ago
I was wondering if aluminum paint would work instead of the foil?

Thanks for the instructable.
if the paint contains actual aluminium in a considerable concentration, i cannot see why not.
Computothought (author)  servant744 years ago
Thank you for the comment. That would be a good question to ask the maker of the paint you expect to use. You could try it and if it does not work, you can still do the foil.
agis684 years ago
U should use better images...What if my wife need her salad ball?

Another instructable on the same issue...I prefer a metal parabolic dish but anyway....
Computothought (author)  agis684 years ago
You can get those bowls for a dollar. as for the images.
ac7ss4 years ago
I have used a pie tin as a reflector, I mounted it 1/4 wavelength from the vertical antenna. (just mounted the receiver on the wall and put the tin over it.)
Computothought (author) 4 years ago
Thankyou for your comment. When I get a chance I probably will replace it.