Antenna Types and Usages
Omni-directional antennas are a class of antenna which radiates equal radio power in all directions. These are best used when you are trying to cover a wide area with a Wi-Fi signal. Antenna such as these are perfect for campsite owners who wish to offer campers Wi-Fi.
Directional antennas are a class of antenna which radiates greater power in specific directions allowing increased performance and reduced interference from unwanted sources. These are best used when you are trying to extend your Wi-Fi to a specific location. Antenna such as these are perfect for extending wifi to outbuildings and summer houses.
2.4ghz vs 5ghz Antennas
The 2.4 GHz band provides coverage at a longer range but transmits data at slower speeds. This makes them suitable for extending wifi to buildings at a greater distance