QuickerTek Boosts PowerBook Whip Antenna Signal Strength

QuickerTek, Inc. announced Wednesday a new high-gain version of its PowerBook wireless antenna and lowered prices on other products.

The company says the new design of the WhipPro more than doubles signal strength, offering a 5.5dbi gain signal strength for both the Titanium and Aluminum PowerBooks.

Users can expect both a gain the wireless range and in the signal-to-noise ratio, the company said. In addition, the new design offers a new attach/removal method to keep the antenna in place on the PowerBook case, allowing simultaneous use of the PC Card slot.

The re-designed Whip antenna retails for US$99.95.

Also announced were price reductions to $69.95 on Apple Airport Base Station antenna upgrades as well as the Whip antenna for titanium PowerBooks.