Connectors are a major source of confusion.
What kind of adapter do you use for your miner?
SMA Male to RPSMA Male Adapter Product Help and Resources
This RF adapter converts a RP-SMA male connector to a SMA Female connector. Suits for WIFI devices and application.
Beware this adapter is a Reverse SMA (RP). It is mainly used in WIFI connections.
Also compatible with hotspot hardware for Helium network such Nebra Indoor, Bobcat Miner 300 and RAK Hotspot Miner V2.
The LoRaWAN™ protocol is a global standard that offers a long range (up to 15km) bi-directional communications with very low power consumption, allowing operation for up to ten years on the same battery.
5 dBi Helium Outdoor Antenna (EU 868) white
Antenna specifications Vertically polarized monopole Ultra Distance Omnidirectional Transmission Range : 858-878Mhz VSWR: < 1.5 360° Beamwidth Gain : 5.0dBi Max Power: 50W Impedance: 50 Ω Connector : N-J Type
3 dBi Helium Outdoor Antenna (EU 868) grey
Frequency: 868MHz Max. Gain: 3 dBi Size: 35 cm Connector: N Type Male Inlcuded: Pole/ Wall mounting kit Sutable for: COTX-X3, Linxdot Hotspot, LongAP One, Nebra HNT Hotspot, RAK Hotspot
A bigger antenna doesn’t necessarily mean wider/further coverage or more HNT earnings
A bigger antenna doesn’t necessarily mean wider/further coverage or more HNT earnings. Take a look at the images above and notice the different coverage for antennas. The higher dBi antenna is,