Helium Hotspot Antenna Upgrade Guide – 8dbi vs 5.8dbi vs 3dbi – Which cables & connectors to choose to reduce signal loss?

I have previously written a post on upgrading my Helium Hotspot with the MikroTik LoRa 6.5dBi Omni Antenna. Since then, I have made a lot of changes, obsessing about finding the best performance. Sadly my performance has dropped due to a large number of hotspots in my town. I wish I had used the optimal … Read more

Helium 5G Hotspot announced but with a high price & likely reduced HNT mining profitability come September – A people powered 5G network

I was originally sceptical of the Helium Hotspot being profitable, so any statement I make here could be equally inaccurate. Yesterday, Helium announced the next phase of their people-powered network with intentions of becoming the first consumer-owned 5G network in the world. Helium FreedomFi 5G Gateway Similar to the LoRaWAN Helium Hotspots, users will be … Read more

Helium HNT Miner Shipping Update: Nebra hotspots being shipped soon – Rak by the end of April

While I was originally a little sceptical of the Helium Hotspot, I became a convert. It has turned out to be a profitable project, and I like that Helium is a useful project with long term prospects, unlike the trend of meme coins in the cryptocurrency market. Like many others, it has been frustrating waiting … Read more