Originally Posted by gatnfans
Wow! This sounds very interesting. Just wish I understood what the heck you guys are talking about.
Basically, a high powered WiFi radio will be attached to the camper's antenna mast, and will be raised and lowered with the mast. My setup will have a omnidirectional antenna, meaning that it will pickup and receive signals in a 360 degrees around the camper. (Others have used directional antennas, which means it has to point at the source) This radio is used to pick up the WiFi at your campground. This radio is wired into the camper and to a router just like in your home. From this router, you connect your phone, computer, or any other devices that you wish to connect.
1) High power radio and antenna, outside the box of the camper, delivers better signals.
2) A lot of campground have a poorly designed repeater system. Every repeater cuts the bandwidth in half. You may be able to figure out which access point is closest to the source and get better bandwidth.
3) All your devices connect local to your camper, so it should result in a better connection.
1) Some campgrounds limit the amount of data you can use. Since their system sees all your devices as 1 device (because only the high powered radio is connected to them), it is easier to burn up your allotted data.
2) Got to have some knowledge of networks to get it up and running. Once running, it is easy to just log in, search for an AP to connect to, and you're done.
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