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Ever wonder what's in those big wifi antennas?

A bunch of more expensive home routers have these huge antennas on them. Ever wonder what's inside?




Not much!  They're pretty much all for show (and could be a lot smaller).

The best way I've found to decide which to buy is by using actual good review sites that do "real" testing like https://www.smallnetbuilder.com/. Smallnetbuilder gives actual test data and detailed breakdowns of the build of a router, not the crap you get from many other big websites, or useless reviews from amazon. 

Being a former test engineer, nothing speaks more about a product than cold hard data, so hats off to smallnetbuilder for providing truly useful reviews.

Cheers!

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