Communication via Android WiFi for 2-3KM between two cars

September 30, 2016 at 14:41:00
Specs: android
Hi just want to know we going on Holiday and driving with two cars. We need wifi between two cars to use for communication on adroid phones like intercom for android distance between 2-3Km

Koos Pretorius

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September 30, 2016 at 15:09:18
Moving vehicles and 2-3Km apart... I think you're asking a lot of the technology? You might be better using walkie-takies or similar kit; much like (the not so common nowadays) CB radio etc.?

Radio Shack may have something useful in that regard; similarly Best Buy and even Amazon..? I'd be a little cautious about BB though as more than a few find their warranties and after sales support less than ideal. They seem to have a very short period for returns with money back - compared to some others?

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September 30, 2016 at 16:58:03
As trvlr states, WiFi is intended for only comparatively short distances:

If you need to communicate between two distances that far apart, why not just call or (much less desirable while driving) text....

"Channeling the spirit of jboy..."

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September 30, 2016 at 21:27:42
whatsapp, Skype, and a bunch of other instant messengers and video call apps are ready available for download.
Google map, waze etc. on navigation...

Whats the purpose of WIFI between cars?

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October 1, 2016 at 01:01:25
Shades of truckers/cb movies, macho movies (pre cell/mobile phones)... might have triggered the thought?

Personally I feel any kind of remote voice (or video) communication by anyone actually driving is surely to be discouraged.

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October 1, 2016 at 02:22:10
Thanks every body we bought two two-way radios but could not hear what the other person was saying so looking at other options

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October 1, 2016 at 05:10:07
2 way radios seem to vary enormously in quality. Many are sold as little more than toys... If you can test out slightly better models you may find one which will do all you require?

Televison crews, riggers construction crews, etc. often use 2-way radio systems; but they do use a professional style/spec'd model - as otherwise they'd be wasting money, and time - and possibly rising lives too. If crew members are a distance apart they need reliable comms. So perhaps look more professional kit?

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October 1, 2016 at 20:36:59
Pro stuff requires FCC license for a specific frequency for a specific area. That is one of the reasons communications are clearer and more reliable. We use like this at work, retail for communication from selling floor to stock, etc.

You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.

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