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Aut 7803 Here’s how to make an ultra-cheap external cell phone antenna from coax cable and a hangar. You’ll need- A wire pants hanger. A length of coax cable (2′ should do). A plug that fits into your phone’s external antenna jack on your phone. (or be prepared to rig something together) Link.

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.


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  1. brlittle says:


    Here’s how to make an ultra-cheap external cell phone antenna from coax cable and a hangar.

    That’s going to be a big antenna. Big enough to park an airplane in, you might guess.

  2. brlittle says:


    Here’s how to make an ultra-cheap external cell phone antenna from coax cable and a hangar.

    That’s going to be a big antenna. Big enough to park an airplane in, you might guess.

  3. notbob says:

    Sorry about the link, the site got more traffic than I was allotted for the month. I’ve got the files if someone has some bandwidth to spare.

    Email me at robert@watkins.net . Thanks.

  4. notbob says:

    Here are some mirrors:
    http://www.geocities.com/robertmaria73106@sbcglobal.net/
    http://www.geocities.com/robert_maria/
    http://robert.watkins.net/phone

    I’ll add more as I get them. Thanks to everyone that has agreed to host!