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Re: WiFi on the Boat?

I would wonder if a sat. dish would be an option?
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Re: WiFi on the Boat?

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Actually they don't just sell one that is a FULL WATT, they sell something even bigger, May I introduce you to the wifi hacker's best friend, the 2 watt Alfa wifi N adapter, add that with a 32 Db grid antenna an you have long range links with strong connections.
This is what I use
Amazon.com: Alfa AWUS036NHR - High-Gain 2000mw 2W 802.11 B/G/N Wireless USB Network Adaptor With 5dBi and 9dBi Antenna & A Suction cup / Clip Window Mount dock - Wireless-N 802.11n Wi-Fi - 150Mbps - 2.4 GHz - 5dBi Antenna - Long Range - Realtek Chips

What exactly is LONG RANGE connections? Does this mean you have no external antenna, this is all within the house of the boat?


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Re: WiFi on the Boat?

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I would wonder if a sat. dish would be an option?
Only if you have a ton of money. A tracking dish is going to be extremely expensive and service is a high monthly fee. Not to mention the electrical use, and space issues.
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