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Tornel

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I was wondering if there was some way to hook a directional anttena up to my notebook's internal wireless card or some other way to get my computer to pick up internet from one certain direction. The reason is the wireless network at my school sometimes is stro ng enough to access from my dorm(3 bars sometimes) but other times it's too low to use(1 bar) and goes in and out and I was thinking I could do something to make it recieve better and could get strong connection to it all of the time. I wouldn't have to use the internal card if there was some other way, either through wireless usb, or a hub or something, whatever I could do to make it work.

The Card I have is the Intel® PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection (Tri-mode 802.11a/b/g)
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Any suggestions are appreciated.
Thanks

Edited by Tornel, 03 November 2006 - 12:15 AM.

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What I've seen is primarily antenna that boost the signal at the host's router, not from the recipient end. But that kind of makes sense... folks would use those boosters to jack signal from the neighbors down street...

You might talk to the technology department and see if they will investigate a signal booster.
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They might do it because we have to login through a special school website before the internet will work at all, so that protects from leaching.
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http://www.instructa...E4I72GEPUCHTHU/ check that out
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