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Networks Antennas help

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by MajestiX, 30 May 2010.

  1. MajestiX

    MajestiX What's a Dremel?

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    Just wondering if 2.4Ghz antennas will work in the 5Ghz range

    and if G rated ones will work for wireless N

    looking to pick some high gain ones but just can't find any TNC ones with magnetic base so i can stick it somewhere higher
     
  2. Bloody_Pete

    Bloody_Pete Technophile

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    In theory they should, its just some shaped metal, a pringles tube works as one after all.
     
  3. marc.knuckle

    marc.knuckle What's a Dremel?

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    true they should work but i am not sure it will work any better with n than g.
    also, my experience with high gain is that they dont really improve much at all but that may just be specific to my set up
     
  4. MajestiX

    MajestiX What's a Dremel?

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    is that to both questions

    as all antennas I see say 2.4ghz and never really 5ghz
     
  5. adam_bagpuss

    adam_bagpuss Have you tried turning it off/on ?

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  6. capnPedro

    capnPedro Hacker. Maker. Engineer.

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    An antenna's length depends on the wavelength of the signal it's tuned for. Wavelength = v/f, so although they will technically work, the signal reception will be absolutely terrible.
     

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