As I mentioned earlier in this chapter, if you want to buy an antenna cheaply, you may have good luck on eBay. I recently tried the terms “RF antenna” and “Wi-Fi antenna” on eBay, and found quite a few items for auction, with almost none priced above $25.
If you decide to buy your antenna in a more conventional way, you should go to a company with a Web presence that specializes in RF antennas and related equipment. These companies include
CushCraft Corporation: www.cushcraft.com
Fleeman, Anderson & Bird: www.fab-corp.com
HyperLink Technologies: www.hyperlinktech.com
Jefa Tech: www.jefatech.com
Til-Tek Antennas: www.tiltek.com
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