Connect to a Wi-Fi Access Point
(over great distances)
This article presents a method of connecting a home network to a wireless internet access point using a low-cost directional roof antenna and a wireless ethernet bridge.
This problem can probably be solved by using a low cost (or home-made) directional antenna to receive a stronger signal from the neighbor's wifi router. With the antenna installed on your roof, and hopefully a little line-of-sight between your antenna and the approximate location of the access point you want to connect to. Once your antenna is installed, it can be connected to a wireless ethernet bridge. A bridge connects two networks together, and in our case will connect your home network to that wifi access point down the street.
Step by Step
1. Plan the Network
2. Get Supplies and Hardware
3. Install Everything
4. Configure the Network
5. Final Notes
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