Make a DIY Wi-Fi Antenna From a Coffee Can [VIDEO]

Free Wi-Fi and coffee are a perfect pair for productivity. But if you can’t find a seat in the coffee house, make your own Wi-Fi antenna from an empty coffee can (and a little bit of electrical know-how).

Keep in mind that this won’t provide you with a free connection — just a stronger signal. In fact, DIY blogger John Graham-Cumming found 97 networks pointing the can in one direction, compared to only 58 networks using a standard antenna.

What you’ll need:

An empty 250g Illy Espresso ground coffee can

Type N bulkhead socket and a Type N plug

Piece of Wi-Fi antenna extension cable with a reverse SMA connector on the end

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