On Tuesday 27 January 2009 20:52:31 Rick Stevens wrote: > Paul Smith wrote: > > Dear All, > > > > Could someone please advise me regarding USB antennas to improve the > > reception wifi Internet signal? > > A wifi antenna doesn't normally connect via USB, but via a screw-on > coaxial connector (a smaller version of what you find on cable TV boxes). > > Hawking makes a number of different external antennas which seem > to work fairly nicely. Make sure you get one compatible with your > wifi setup (e.g. 802.11A and 802.11B/G use different frequencies). > Also, I believe that some really only work with matching hardware. I added an Edimax antenna to my router, and it actually gave slightly less signal than the router's own antenna. Anne
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