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Old 12-27-2018, 07:57 PM   #11
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An older or newer router reconfigured to an Access Point (AP) would allow to to plug into it. It then broadcast the signal and can use multiply devices.

I’m not an electronics or computer wiz but this was the understanding I got when it was explained to me.

I was hoping that someone had use it and could tell how well it performed.

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Old 12-28-2018, 12:17 AM   #12
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I wonder who does the "reconfiguration" on the old router? I have two older units that could be modified.
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Old 12-28-2018, 11:27 AM   #13
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There are instructions on YouTube. That’s where I found out about the AP. My router is a Linksys WRT54g and was used in the video. Step by step instructions were given. I also found instructions on line with screen shots of what to do. This modification has the AP picking up the signal and rebroadcasting the signal then picking up you sendings and back to the signal source. I’m just wondering how will the antenna/booster works from inside the RV. Would an external antenna be more of more benefit.
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Old 12-28-2018, 10:50 PM   #14
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Thanks for that information pterrydactyl. I'll check it out
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Old 12-28-2018, 11:05 PM   #15
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Newer router

There are newer routers that are AP capable. Search on Amazon for “WiFi router with access point”. There are a fair number of new routers with a spread of prices. They didn’t exist when I made the Linksys an access point.
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