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Old 09-01-2012, 17:39   #1
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WiFi

I,need help.After reading all the post regarding wifi reception alng the water way,I,ordered from Kenan a long range wifi set up they recomended,Now thebig question,at Best Buy I,purchased a Virgin Ovation Broadband to go MC760 and a Virgin Mobile minute top up.If I plug the Broadband M760 receiver in will the lng range antenna work.I am told you have to pay for internet ,the reason for buying the Virgin Mobile top up.
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Old 09-01-2012, 19:33   #2
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Re: WiFI

Wow, that's a bit of a jumbled description.

Is this correct: the virgin device is a USB fob that you insert a sim card into for connecting data over cell towers to your computer and the Kenan device is some type of wifi radio with an external antenna for connecting to wifi access points - probably also a usb connection or perhaps ethernet?

Without knowing specifics and what you want to accomplish, I can only offer the following generalities:
1. the antenna on the wifi device will not work connected to a cell device (and vice versa) - it is tuned at the wrong frequencies.
2. you can have both devices connected to your computer at the same time, but why would you? You would only need one at a time to provide internet access.
3. if the wifi device contains a router, you may be able to plug the cell device into the router and access it wirelessly - check out cradlepoint and similar routers.
4. all cellular connections will cost money. Some wifi access points will be free, while others will cost money.

Without a clearer description of what you have and what you want to accomplish, it is difficult to be more specific.

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Old 11-01-2012, 10:36   #3
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Re: WiFI

Hi Mark, i like to have internet on board too.
1) In Dutch waters, untill 7 miles offshore I use a public cellphone network. I got a laptop stick, (like yours) from Vodafone and have to pay 20 a month with download free (normal use).
2) In other countries I am using WIFI (limited distance 300m) with a good arial, sometimes free but most times I have to pay 5 to 10 euro's. High download speed and no limid. But you need a good arial. I got a good one, the "turbo WIFI usb"

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