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Old 03-08-2014, 03:29 PM   #1
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wifi repeater ???

not much in the forum here about this, so here it goes.. we just booked 12 days in july camping. I or my wife do not have smart phones (too cheap) but we do have 2 nexus10`s, 2 kindle fires, xbox and some times 2 laptops. most of the time we can not get the campgrounds wifi signal unless we walk up to the store and then spend time downloading a movie for the kids or checking the tiger`s game (huge fan my wife is) I just chill with a beer all day, so what is the cheapest extender that works good and does not take much tech knowledge to set up??
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Old 03-08-2014, 04:18 PM   #2
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Here ya go:
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Old 03-08-2014, 04:24 PM   #3
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We use the radiolabs wifi router, repeater, wijacker router along with the wave RV - Marine XL antenna. The antenna is attached to our ladder, USB from antenna plugs into the router repeater that sits on the table and wirelessly xmit & recv to ipads & computers anywhere in the RV. Never a problem getting a signal from anywhere in the park. If there is signal within a mile or two it will pick those up too. pick your signal, input password if necessary and surf away. Has not dropped signals. The repeater is smaller than a deck of cards.
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Old 03-08-2014, 04:37 PM   #4
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We use the 1: radiolabs wifi router, 2:repeater, 3:wijacker router along with the 4:wave RV - Marine XL antenna.
this sounds complicated 4 things to pick up a signal and I can see 500.00 out the door
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Nano station 2

I use a NANO STATION 2, works up to 10 miles in flat country. It is a directional system. You point it at the wifi, and it will amplify the incoming and out going signal. The cost is about $80.00.

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Old 03-08-2014, 07:17 PM   #6
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Just two things, the outside non directional antenna and the repeater/router. The repeater /router are all one small compact item called the wijacker, about the size of a deck of cards and nowhere near the $500. jevanb was thinking.
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We use the radiolabs wifi router, repeater, wijacker router along with the wave RV - Marine XL antenna. The antenna is attached to our ladder, USB from antenna plugs into the router repeater that sits on the table and wirelessly xmit & recv to ipads & computers anywhere in the RV. Never a problem getting a signal from anywhere in the park. If there is signal within a mile or two it will pick those up too. pick your signal, input password if necessary and surf away. Has not dropped signals. The repeater is smaller than a deck of cards.

Presley, do you have links to the items that you use? I work from my camper and would like to build a better setup for picking up wifi when it is available.
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I use a NANO STATION 2, works up to 10 miles in flat country. It is a directional system. You point it at the wifi, and it will amplify the incoming and out going signal. The cost is about $80.00.

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X2 on the NanoStation. It is a very configurable, multipurpose system.
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I vote for the nanostation also. Get product, it just works..
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Presley, do you have links to the items that you use? I work from my camper and would like to build a better setup for picking up wifi when it is available.
radiolabs.com It's called the wijacker repeter, works for us.
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