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    does anyone know if it is possible to replace the omni antenna on these things with a directional grid antenna ? and if so how would i rebroadcast the signal? thanks in advance..
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    Quote Originally Posted by fido13uk View Post
    does anyone know if it is possible to replace the omni antenna on these things with a directional grid antenna ? and if so how would i rebroadcast the signal? thanks in advance..
    Care to elaborate on that? What are you trying to do?
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    thx 4 the quick reply streaker well i have just purchased a belkin universal wireless repeater but i want to replace the small omni it came with for a directional grid parabolic antenna im just not sure if i can do this successfully as i dont think it would work... will i need a splitter of some sort to connect the omni as well to rebroadcast the signal?
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    Quote Originally Posted by fido13uk View Post
    thx 4 the quick reply streaker well i have just purchased a belkin universal wireless repeater but i want to replace the small omni it came with for a directional grid parabolic antenna im just not sure if i can do this successfully as i dont think it would work... will i need a splitter of some sort to connect the omni as well to rebroadcast the signal?
    Nope, not going to work the way you want it to.
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    cant i use a splitter attach a directional antenna and omni togetha/or is there a device that i can use with both antennas?
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    Quote Originally Posted by fido13uk View Post
    cant i use a splitter attach a directional antenna and omni togetha/
    No, you can't. Microwaves don't work like FM.
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    ok so there is no way around this i guess?
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    Quote Originally Posted by fido13uk View Post
    ok so there is no way around this i guess?
    Not with this hardware. Is the antenna even detachable? I've got one of their older access points that I confiscated, it's antenna isn't.
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    yes the antenna is detachable its an omni antenna but i'm wanting to attach a grid directional antenna for better gain i was wondering if i could maybe attach some sort of splitter that could accomadate both omni and directional.
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