Low Tech and Cost Solution to a High Tech Problem. Enhanced Rabbit Ears…Sort Of
O.K. it’s not THOSE ears but I still love this. Once again Mom was right. Remember when you were a kid and the old rabbit ears on the TV just weren’t cuttin’ it so Mom to the rescue with that ever popular wad of tin foil. Go Mom! Well once again it is tin foil to the rescue, only this time your WiFi that’s making the call for better reception. I saw this in this weeks Women’s World and did a little research to be sure it was for real and sure enough I found a twelve year old willing to bring us all into the 21st century.
So let’s say the you have a wireless modem or router in your home and at the far side of the house from the device you are having trouble picking it up with. You can actually make an antenna booster using a pencil a piece of paper and a hunk of tin foil. Even though the video is a little dark I love the kid in the video because he also points out that you can use this to block your neighbors as well. Ready? Here we go
If you do better with printable instructions this E-How link will get you there.