[USRP-users] USRP2 Antenna for 2.4GHz-2.5GHz

Roland Awusie rolandgatsby at gmail.com
Mon Oct 13 23:00:51 EDT 2014


Hi All,

Thank you all for helping me in this direction. I have decided to order two
VERT2450 antennas to meet my sampling frequency requirements. Hoping all
goes well without additional issues.

Thanks,
Roland

On Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 12:33 PM, Martin Braun via USRP-users <
usrp-users at lists.ettus.com> wrote:

> On 10/07/2014 07:17 PM, Michael Schwingen via USRP-users wrote:
> > On 07.10.2014 17:54, Martin Braun via USRP-users wrote:
> >> Roland,
> >>
> >> the VERT2450 will do both 2.4 and 5 GHz bands, you can get it via our
> >> web site. You can connect anything with an SMA connector, so if you want
> >> to go really cheap, you could build your own antenna (see, e.g.
> >>
> http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-make-a-wifi-antenna-out-of-a-pringles-can-nb/
> ).
> >>
> > Not sure if this is a good idea - AFAIR, Oliver Bartels did some
> > measurements on pringles-based cantennas in the german c't magazine and
> > came to the result that it worked noticeably worse than a properly sized
> > waveguide cantenna.
>
> That was just a random Google search -- maybe I should have checked it
> more carefully. What's definitely true is that if money is an issue, you
> can build an antenna.
>
> Have fun, everyone,
> M
>
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