[Noisebridge-discuss] Need info on upgrading a WiFi antenna for a robot - how does it connect?

Gian Pablo Villamil gian.pablo at gmail.com
Fri Jan 7 10:46:05 PST 2011


I ended up just buying the ufl to rp-sma pigtail, cost $5, took only
minutes to make the mod (open robot, drill hole, insert pigtail,
connect to board, close robot)

On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 8:27 AM, Rubin Abdi <rubin at starset.net> wrote:
> Joel Jaeggli wrote, On 20101204 050901:
>> Coax has one wire in the center. The shield of the coax is on the outside seperated by an insulator and is the second wire.
>
> I'm totally ignoring most of the other replies on this thread, but I
> thought it would be smart to throw in that soldering these guys on is an
> art and different for each kind of antenna, device, frequency. Length of
> the inner wire, length of the shield, how much solder you use, the
> direction the coax is coming in at all make a difference in
> signal/performance.
>
> --
> Rubin Abdi
> rubin at starset.net
>
>


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