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August 02, 2022

Windows 11 and ALFA Network WiFi Adapters

Many ALFA Network USB Wi-Fi boosters are Windows 11 compatible. In fact, they are plug and play in many cases with no drivers necessary. Read more...

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July 26, 2022

New Product: RAK WisNode TrackIt Location Tracker using GPS & LoRaWAN

New this month to our collection of RAK products is the new RAK WisNode series TrackIt 2-pack. These devices allow you to track devices, people, pets, and more using GPS and LoRaWAN networks like Helium.

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July 26, 2022

New: Meshtastic hardware from RAK & LILYGO

We are now offering Meshtastic hardware from RAK & LILYGO. This hardware makes building Meshtastic devices quick and easy. But currently the only retail options are from China direct. Our goal is to source the Meshtastic community on behalf of RAK and LILYGO, by offering competitive pricing with no extra shipping or import duty

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July 21, 2022

Estimate 5G Helium Data Rewards Now!

If you have a 5G Helium hotspot, or you are thinking of getting one, you can now estimated what your $MOBILE rewards will be with HotspotRF. This is perfect if you are still looking for the best location to deploy a 5G miner and small cell antenna.

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July 21, 2022

New product: Alfa ATC-601 replacement USB cable for AWUS036ACH USB-C model

If you own an ALFA AWUS036ACH USB-C model or other USB-C based device, Alfa ATC-601 is a 1m replacement cable (3.3 ft) that can also be used as a charging cable for USB-C devices. 

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July 14, 2022

New Products for July: Chimney antenna mount + a dual band WiFi Yagi antenna

Checkout the newest additions to the Rokland product lineup including an antenna chimney mount with straps, and our dual band 2.4 + 5 Ghz WiFi Yagi directional antenna with 15 feet of built-in coax cable.

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July 07, 2022

Wow

Time has a way of moving fast in technology. New products come, other products come, and then products go just as quickly. What was tomorrow's dream becomes yesterday's clearance item.

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June 29, 2022

Coaxial cable and bend radius- what does it mean?

If you are in the market for coaxial cable, you have some choices. There are different shielding grades, and there is also standard grade vs. super flex or ultraflex (UF)

Shielding grade has to do with how much dB loss you will get. The thicker the cable, the less loss, but the more difficult the cable will be to bend. 

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June 23, 2022

Rokland is an authorized USA distributor for RAKwireless

We are excited to offer RAK & RAK Wireless products to our customers as an official distributor. RAK makes an incredible line of WisGate developer boards, as well as LoRa antennas and products for the Helium network. Read more...

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June 17, 2022

5G all-in-one Helium miner? MNTD 5G coming soon...

MNTD from RAKwireless has announced the launch of a forthcoming all-in-one 5G miner system. While pricing has not been released yet, here's to hoping this design brings a more affordable solution to the masses...

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June 17, 2022

Need a Helium miner? New RAK v2 hotspots are here and on sale!

If you need a Helium miner, we have you covered. Our new venture ROKSPOTS.com has the new RAK v2 for just $319 USD with free shipping at the time of this publication (6/17/2022). Price IS subject to change, so act fast.

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June 06, 2022

Rokland partners with Helium Hotspot Help (H3) Consulting

Rokland Technologies has received accolades for top customer service, and we will always be here to answer your sales and support questions. If you need more detailed and individual consulting on building your Helium or IoT network, we have partnered with Helium Hotspot Help (h3) to offer you access to their services at special discount. 

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June 01, 2022

New Product: ALFA Network ADPX-WiFi-2UFL passive bidirectional diplexer module

ADPX-WiFi-2UFL allows splitting of dual band (2.4 and 5 GHz) WiFi signal from a single 2x2 radio into separated single-band 2.4 and 5 GHz antennas. The module is bidirectional thus a reversed operation is also possible. 

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May 20, 2022

What is the difference between a Wi-Fi antenna & a Helium antenna?

Helium and other IoT networks are actually a form of Wi-Fi, but the term Wi-Fi is more commonly used to describe short range communication between our computers and phones, and a nearby WiFi router such as one in our home, office, or local coffee shop. In this post, we highlight the key differences you need to know about when shopping for a compatible antenna. 

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May 16, 2022

Introducing Rokland MISSION Series Enterprise Class Antennas

Rokland Helium-compatible antennas have won accolades for having top performance in the industry. But we've decided not to rest. Instead we've been on a mission to perfect the outdoor IoT antenna. Introducing, the Rokland MISSION series heavy duty enterprise class antennas. Read more here.

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May 13, 2022

HNT earnings dropping? Here's what you can do...

If you are part of the Helium revolution, you may have seen a drop in HNT and real dollar amount earnings in recent months. You are not alone. There are multiple factors impacting the price of HNT, and your share of HNT from mining. Here are some options available to you.

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May 10, 2022

The Best Antenna for Helium and HNT in 2022

We see this question in our live chats every day. It's been a year since the Helium craze began, and the fact is- the best antenna for your setup may not be the same antenna that was best for you one year ago when the network was less populated. If you have an outdoor setup, changing antennas is not difficult and our staff can help.

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May 04, 2022

Camp Pro 3 Hardware and Software Installation Video Guides are now live!

The ALFA WiFi Camp Pro 3 is the latest in the ALFA WiFi Camp Pro series.

It features dual band technology capable of connecting to both 2.4 & 5 GHz WiFi networks. It connects to a weak WiFi signal, boosts it, and shares it as your own private WiFi signal inside your RV or cabin. Perfect for campgrounds that offer free WiFi.

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May 03, 2022

ROKSPOTS by Rokland Technologies: offering US915 Helium Miners (PLUS options for EU868 & AU915)

ROKSPOTS.com is a new web site created by the team at Rokland Technologies, dedicated solely to Helium and IoT hotspots.

Our goal and reason for launching ROKSPOTS is to offer a site dedicated to hotspot sales and information. Launched in May of 2022, ROKSPOTS currently offers traditional Helium hotspots and will offer new light hotspots as they become available.

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April 06, 2022

Understanding the range/speed boosting capabilities (and limits) of the ALFA WiFi Camp Pro 3

The ALFA WiFi Camp Pro 3 dual band WiFi extension system offers improved speed vs. its predecessor, the ALFA WiFi Camp Pro 2. But will it boost the speed of your existing WiFi connection at home or on the road?

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April 05, 2022

All Helium hotspots being turned into light hotspots this April- what it means to you...

For a while the Helium community has known that all hotspots will eventually become light hotspots- news earlier this year was that it would begin in April, and April is here. Recent information from Helium suggests this process will take place over the next couple of weeks, beginning April 6th.

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March 15, 2022

New Arrivals: Helium Dipole Antennas from ALFA Network with 90° adjustable elbows

We have two new arrivals from ALFA Network Inc. this week for Helium and IoT hardware users looking for 915 MHz antennas to connect directly to devices. Bulk discounts available for installers and ISPs.

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March 12, 2022

Bandpass Filters are coming to Rokland: how they can improve your Helium or WiFi performance

Bandpass Filters clean up noise around your Helium miner or WiFi router, rejecting frequency interference from other ranges. Helium operates on the 915 MHz frequency range, while WiFi operates at both the 2.4 and 5 GHz bands. Bandpass Filters coming soon to Rokland.com.

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March 05, 2022

New ALFA R36AH v2 from Rokland supports Tube-UAC2 and AWUS036ACHM

The ALFA R36AH v2 from Rokland now ships with updated firmware to support ALFA Tube-UAC2 Dual Band Outdoor USB WiFi receiver, or it's indoor version AWUS036ACHM

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