WiFi Cantenna

This WiFi cantenna is my first practical electronics project. The home I’m renting has a room in the backyard behind the garage that I’ve been using as a movie room with a projector connected to a Google Chromecast that is just out of reach for a reliable WiFi conntection to the main house Arris SURFboard WiFi modem/router. This router does not come with a connection to an external antenna so I decided to create a new WiFi access point (AP) using a Raspberry Pi 2 B, a TP-Link N150 Wireless High Gain USB Adapter (TL-WN722N), and a homemade cantenna.

To create the Raspberry Pi AP I followed the steps here:

To build the cantenna I followed these instructions:


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