Posted by Doug Miller on 3/10/2022 to Configuration Examples
The #1 question we get when we sell a cellular router for a boat is, will I need an external antenna. Typically a set of external cellular and / or WiFi antenna elements mounted outside your boat will give you better range and better overall performance. However a lot of factors impact whether you need external antennas and what type of antenna makes most sense. This article walks through both the considerations for antenna selection as well as recommendations based on your requirements.