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WiFi Antenna Composition

Discussion in 'Radio and Wireless' started by H2814D, Sep 17, 2018.

  1. H2814D

    H2814D

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    Hi all. Before I start taking this thing apart, because I am getting intermittent WiFi transmission and reception from it, can anyone tell me what I should expect to find when I remove that heat shrink from the antenna? Is there anything else inside there, other than what feels like a cylindrical metal tube and the malleable wire that is coming from the device (a wifi dvr miniature camera). It appears rather fragile, so I am expecting a loose connection is the cause of my connection issues.
     

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  2. (*steve*)

    (*steve*) ¡sǝpodᴉʇuɐ ǝɥʇ ɹɐǝɥd Moderator

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    You'll probably find a piece of coax with the braid pulled back over the outer insulation.
     
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