FAU: Frequently Asked URLs; Antenna Links

Omnidirectional Antenna Links

Postby jeffrowe » Mon Jul 15, 2002 2:17 pm

**This is not a comprehensive list... merely most everythign I could come up with from my Bookmakrs and such**


2ghz Collinear Lowpower Omni
Tux.org http://www.tux.org/~bball/antenna
Google Cache of Guerilla.net >

Simple Omni
Instructions > http://reseaucitoyen.be/index.php?OmniDirectionnelleSimple
Readings? > http://reseaucitoyen.be/index.php?AntenneOmni

Tim's Online > http://kyleti.aswwc.net/index.php?page=projects&old_project=80211b_Discone

Mobile Whip
Frars > http://www.frars.org.uk/cgi-bin/render.pl?pageid=1071

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Directional Antenna Links

Postby jeffrowe » Mon Jul 15, 2002 2:19 pm

**This is not a comprehensive list... merely most everythign I could come up with from my Bookmakrs and such**

Pringles Yagi
Rob Flickenger's > http://www.oreillynet.com/cs/weblog/view/wlg/448/
Turnpoint.net > http://www.turnpoint.net/wireless/antennas/mypringles.html

18" & 36" Waveguide Fed Yagi
Netscum > http://www.netscum.com/%7Eclapp/wireless.html

Tin Can Waveguide
Rob Flickenger's > http://www.oreillynet.com/cs/weblog/view/wlg/1124
Cyclone ARC > http://www.qsl.net/wk8l/2400ant1.jpg
SHOOTOUT > http://www.turnpoint.net/wireless/has.html
COFFEECAN > http://www.turnpoint.net/wireless/antennas/mycoffeecan.html
BIG CHUNK > http://www.turnpoint.net/wireless/antennas/bigchunk.html
HUNTS > http://www.turnpoint.net/wireless/antennas/hunts.html
Ricore cans > http://reseaucitoyen.be/?Liege20020401
CAN > http://www.saunalahti.fi/elepal/antenna2.html

One Piece Yagi
Seattle Wireless > http://seattlewireless.net/index.cgi/DirectionalYagi#line7

Mini-TV Aerial
Seattle Wireless > http://seattlewireless.net/index.cgi/MicroTVAerial

TetraBrick WaveGuide Horn
French Webpage > http://reseaucitoyen.be/?BoiteDeLait

Horn Antenna
Cardboard > http://seattlewireless.net/index.cgi/CardboardHorn
British Page > http://www.g0mrf.freeserve.co.uk/horn.htm

Double (Bi) Quad
In Italian a Bi-Quad > http://www.qsl.net/ik1hgi/atv/24-mhz.htm

Helical Aerial

Slotted Waveguide
Trevor Marshall > http://trevormarshall.com/waveguides.htm
WaFreeNet > http://www.narx.net/~chrisk/WaFreeNet/HillsHub.html
QSL.net > http://www.qsl.net/vk1tkr/Downloads/Helical.exe

Primestar Dish
Bi-Quad Feeed > http://trevormarshall.com/biquad.htm
WaveGuide Feed > http://www.wwc.edu/~frohro/Airport/Primestar/Primestar.html
Cantenna Feed w/ AP included > http://www5.cs.cornell.edu/%7Eeckstrom/802.11a/primestar/

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Some basic Antenna Info/Calcs

Postby jeffrowe » Mon Jul 15, 2002 2:19 pm

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Postby JimmyPopAli » Mon Jul 15, 2002 9:34 pm

Nice list, I looked through the bookmarks and this is the only one you didn't have.
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awesome site

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Postby blackwave » Fri Mar 28, 2003 11:01 am

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My tutorial on building Tetra Brik waveguide antennas

Postby Novilio » Tue May 27, 2003 4:50 pm

I wrote up a detailed tutorial (just half a notch above spoonfeeding) on waveguide antennas using Tetra Brik soup boxes. These used to be uncommon in the US, but now Swanson is selling chicken broth in them, and you can find the product in virtually any supermarket.

Here's the link:

Novilio's Tetra Brik Wi-Fi Antenna Tutorial

Not quite as good as a spaghetti sauce can, but you can make one (if you're careful) with a sharp Swiss Army knife and a soldering iron.


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Postby Thorn » Tue May 27, 2003 6:26 pm

Just an FYI, milk and tomato sauce is also sold in the Tetra Brik packages in many areas, under the brand name of Parmalat. The milk container is 1qt. (946ml), and measures 3-5/8W x 7-3/4H x 2-1/4D (8.12cm x 17.36cm x 5.04cm).
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Another link

Postby aahicnow » Wed May 28, 2003 12:23 pm

This is the clearest detail site i have found on building a biquad

I build one in about a hour and it works great.
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Postby leon_xvii » Wed Jun 11, 2003 9:52 pm

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802.11b/g antennas - EtherDesigns.Com

Postby Tedward » Sun Jun 29, 2003 3:47 pm

Hi All!

I thought I'd share my good experience with a company called "EtherDesigns" at http://www.EtherDesigns.com

They sell custome made cantennas and other 802.11b items (pigtails, omni antennas). I started to build my own cantenna, but his guy has designed a nice model, better than the Super Cantenna.

The FabCorp antenna that Netstumbler and Etherdesigns sell is a great antenna!! I bought one of the cheaper mag-mounts off eBay and was dissappointed in the results. I then bought the FabCorp and found it performed much better, and you don't need a metal surface to use it!

Just wanted to let everyone know!
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another link

Postby Tedward » Sun Jun 29, 2003 3:50 pm

for those that don't want to build their own:

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DIY or buy it assembled.

Postby silverflmt » Thu Jul 10, 2003 1:33 pm

I've had very good service from http://www.aerialix.com. They provide kits for the guerrilla.net low-pwr omni design.

I bought a kit and found it very easy to assemble. The other cool thing for those DIY'ers out there that hobbled together a mount out of wood, cable ties and hoseclamps, is that the mount can be
used to mount thier omni-directional antennas or any you constructed that end with an N bulkhead connector.

They also have competitive prices for custom cables, and a pretty quick turn around time.

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Postby adamluehrs » Mon Jul 28, 2003 2:25 pm

I second that, he makes great antennas, he also sells on ebay...
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Gladly contributing... wi-fi parts

Postby Leo » Wed Aug 27, 2003 11:13 pm

Here is another nice place.... just got the link from a buddy.... haven't ordered anything yet from them myself but ordered and have seen their parts from the catalog... nice and great deals on already made antennas and more...


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