MikeNewman Posted January 29, 2013 Share Posted January 29, 2013 I'm kind of a newb here but I just started watching the show and thought I would sign up here. I was watching the episode where Darren demos the pineapple mark III from inside a bar using a long range directional wifi antenna to access the coffeehouse a ways away. It got me thinking about how slow and expensive my current interenet provider at my home is and how fast and free the wifi network at my university is which is only 2.4 miles away from my house with a pretty clear line of sight from my roof. So after doing a little research online, I think I will be able to connect to the school's network with a 24 dBi directional wifi booser antenna I found on eBay for $75. However, I am not sure how the university would react if they found out I was taking such full advantage of my tuition dollars off-campus. So my question is: Can the network host such as the university tell how far away geograpichally a client like myself is when accessing their wirelesss network? Could they triangluate my location if I was showing up on multiple routers belonging to them or tell that I am using a long range antenna? I have to use my student id and password to get past the home screen on their network and access full internet so I'm not worried about them knowing what I am viewing online or anything just curious about the range issue. Any insight would be greatly appreciated. Thanks Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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