Instructables: exploring - technology - antenna - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:27:12 PST BLOX v1.01 Fractal Antennae http://www.instructables.com/id/Fractal-Antennae/
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Fri, 16 May 2014 14:21:22 PDT
Simple Automatic Chicken Coop Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Automatic-Chicken-Coop-Door/
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Mon, 12 May 2014 22:00:37 PDT
The Tape Measure Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Tape-Measure-Antenna/
The Tape Measure Antenna - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/03UF/HQ5K2LOL/F8H03UFHQ5K2LOL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/03UF/HQ5K2LOL/F8H03UFHQ5K2LOL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/03UF/HQ5K2LOL/F8H03UFHQ5K2LOL.SMALL.jpg jcoman Are you looking for an easy kid friendly project? Are you looking for a project to encourage a new generation of ham radio operators? This project is unusual, so it’s something that will certainly capture the attention of anyone, particularly a kid. It’s an antenna built out of PVC pipe, a tape mea...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 14:33:37 PST
Athena: The Global Car Tracking System(3D Images) http://www.instructables.com/id/Athena-The-Global-Car-Tracking-System/
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 11:26:56 PST
Powerful Modern Homemade HDTV Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Powerful-Modern-Homemade-HDTV-Antenna/
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 14:22:27 PDT
How to install a TV antenna or aerial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-a-TV-antenna-or-aerial/
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Wed, 25 Jan 2012 14:01:19 PST
interfacing u.fl connectors http://www.instructables.com/id/interfacing-ufl-connectors/
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 14:42:20 PDT
How to make up your own lengths of Coaxial Cables for Cell Phone booster systems without crimping tools - LMR400 or 9913 cable/Type-N connectors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-up-your-own-lengths-of-Coaxial-Cables/
How to make up your own lengths of Coaxial Cables for Cell Phone booster systems without crimping tools - LMR400 or 9913 cable/Type-N connectors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/JCQF/GXL5UY2N/F9SJCQFGXL5UY2N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/JCQF/GXL5UY2N/F9SJCQFGXL5UY2N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/JCQF/GXL5UY2N/F9SJCQFGXL5UY2N.SMALL.jpg skipsta This instructable shows you how to make up coaxial cables to your specific lengths by using *clamp type* Type-N connectors at the ends of your cables, which requires using only simple tools.  This procedure is specific to LMR400 or Belden 9913 ultra low-loss cable types, but these techniques may be ...
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Wed, 8 Feb 2012 19:07:31 PST
Easy to Build WIFI 2.4GHz Yagi Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Build-WIFI-24GHz-Yagi-Antenna/
Easy to Build WIFI 2.4GHz Yagi Antenna - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/IT9I/GPLJ2IOL/FV1IT9IGPLJ2IOL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/IT9I/GPLJ2IOL/FV1IT9IGPLJ2IOL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/IT9I/GPLJ2IOL/FV1IT9IGPLJ2IOL.SMALL.jpg Biotele This antenna will extend the range of your WiFi or 2.4GHz devices (like surveillance cameras) into many miles and kilometers. A yagi antenna is basically a telescope for radio waves. I tired the pringle can antenna and the Yagi beats it hands down in performance. What You Need This is an absol...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2011 02:08:20 PDT
Fast, Cheap, and Easy Wifi Cantenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-Cheap-and-Easy-Wifi-Cantenna/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2011 15:43:31 PDT
Modify a Stock Wifi Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-a-Stock-Wifi-Antenna/
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Sat, 18 Jun 2011 21:08:28 PDT
Easy AM Transmitter! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-AM-Transmitter/
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Fri, 7 Jan 2011 13:53:14 PST
Quick and dirty USB wifi dongle waveguide http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-dirty-USB-wifi-dongle-waveguide/
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Thu, 10 Jun 2010 19:48:59 PDT
Unleash the Power of Your Router! http://www.instructables.com/id/Unleash-the-Power-of-Your-Router/
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Tue, 11 May 2010 01:28:38 PDT
Huawei E160X (Vodafone K3565) 3G dongle external antenna / casing http://www.instructables.com/id/Huawei-E160X-Vodafone-K3565-3G-dongle-external-a/
Huawei E160X (Vodafone K3565) 3G dongle external antenna / casing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/FPME/G2HDZ1H8/FGPFPMEG2HDZ1H8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/FPME/G2HDZ1H8/FGPFPMEG2HDZ1H8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/FPME/G2HDZ1H8/FGPFPMEG2HDZ1H8.SMALL.jpg s-taylo The K3565 dongle that Vodafone supply with their pay as you go plan is excellent, but frustratingly the external antenna connector is hidden under the casing. Here's how to hack the casing to get at that hidden connector - and for those who want to go the extra step, how to wrap the dongle in a neat...
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Fri, 27 Nov 2009 16:44:31 PST
Wifi Signal Strainer (WokFi) Long Distance http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Signal-Strainer-WokFi/
Wifi Signal Strainer (WokFi) Long Distance - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/RFZP/F0HPZCGH/FDJRFZPF0HPZCGH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/RFZP/F0HPZCGH/FDJRFZPF0HPZCGH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/RFZP/F0HPZCGH/FDJRFZPF0HPZCGH.SMALL.jpg danfolkes In this instructable I make a common WiFi Thumbdrive into a beefy wifi extender!'The parabolic Asian cooking(dumpling) strainer is the perfect candidate for this project.I was able to pick up 20 more access points in the city and connect to a network a few blocks away! This is BY-FAR the most simpl...
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Sun, 15 Apr 2007 01:35:44 PDT
Wifi http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/16ZZ/FRXW60YZ/F9I16ZZFRXW60YZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/16ZZ/FRXW60YZ/F9I16ZZFRXW60YZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/16ZZ/FRXW60YZ/F9I16ZZFRXW60YZ.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides The internet is pretty magical. With the click of a button we can communicate with anyone in the world (who is also using the internet). Wifi only goes and makes this experience even more ethereal. Having the same fundamental structure of the internet, wifi or "wireless" is an invisible series of tu...
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Thu, 5 Mar 2009 14:03:48 PST
10 $ WIFI 16dBi Super Antenna Pictorial http://www.instructables.com/id/10--WIFI-16dBi-Super-Antenna-Pictorial/
10 $ WIFI 16dBi Super Antenna Pictorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/IRRJ/FC2BTLHV/F1ZIRRJFC2BTLHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/IRRJ/FC2BTLHV/F1ZIRRJFC2BTLHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/IRRJ/FC2BTLHV/F1ZIRRJFC2BTLHV.SMALL.jpg hanzablast In this pictorial I'm showing you how to make a 16dBi very powerful wifi antenna for under 10 dollars. I've already posted a movie about this but a lot of people asked or a pictorial, so I've made another one so I could make pictures. Materials needed This picture shows you what you need. A 12x1...
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Sat, 2 Feb 2008 05:06:33 PST
WIFI Antenna Hack! http://www.instructables.com/id/WIFI-Antenna-Hack!/
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Thu, 27 Sep 2007 08:00:22 PDT
Radio Direction Finding Antenna for VHF http://www.instructables.com/id/Radio-Direction-Finding-Antenna-for-VHF/
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Tue, 31 Jul 2007 17:47:02 PDT