- Set your USB WiFi adapter outdoors, where it can receive and transmit WiFi signals much better.
- You can gain direct line-of-site to your target wireless access point through better placement of the USB adapter and its antenna, using USB extension cables. There is almost no loss of WiFi signal in a USB extension cable (unlike coax antenna cables).
Choices #1 & #2 below will hold a 9dBi antenna firmly in place
- Enclosure / mount for Alfa USB WiFi adapters: $9.99
- Larger outdoor waterproof enclosure & mount: $12.99 Photo above-right.
- Fits Alfa & Cisco LinkSys routers
- Steel enclosures: $22: We custom-manufacture any size and can make it to any specification regarding holes etc.