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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-19-2010
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Posted By jwood1
Interesting. So, which do you think would be...

Interesting.

So, which do you think would be better at providing a quality wifi connection at a distance:
Alfa + 8dBi antenna (with minimal coax connection)
vs
Nanostation 2 aimed correctly....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-19-2010
Replies: 203
Views: 39,644
Posted By jwood1
Yeah, but all good points nonetheless. Another...

Yeah, but all good points nonetheless. Another consideration is that it doesn't seem like the Alfa unit is weatherproof, or am I mistaken?

I also remember reading somewhere that the high...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-19-2010
Replies: 203
Views: 39,644
Posted By jwood1
Another option

Someone on Cruisers Forum is suggesting the Alpha 1 watt unit as a better option for portability, along with a higher gain antenna. They also pointed out that the NS loco 2 is only 100mw. I realize...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-19-2010
Replies: 203
Views: 39,644
Posted By jwood1
I didn't find one by Valemont, but this one by...

I didn't find one by Valemont, but this one by Tycon looks good, $4.95. What do you think?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-19-2010
Replies: 203
Views: 39,644
Posted By jwood1
Perfect! I think I'll go with the NS2. I'll...

Perfect! I think I'll go with the NS2. I'll write a report when I return in Dec.

Thanks
Jerry
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-19-2010
Replies: 203
Views: 39,644
Posted By jwood1
Good points. The NS2 seems a better solution for...

Good points. The NS2 seems a better solution for portability. Dan, I will be in typical anchorages and I guess no more than a mile or so from access points. I could easily attach the NS2 higher up...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-19-2010
Replies: 203
Views: 39,644
Posted By jwood1
Bareboat solution?

Dan

Thanks for all your insight into the NS2 vs the Bullet. I'm doing a bareboat charter in St Martin (monohull) next month and want to get a portable setup that I can plug into my laptop for...
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