A page to collect 'long shots' (sorted by distance). The goal is not (only) to break records, but also to get a feeling of what can be done with what.
279 km (173 miles) Enlace Pico del Águila- El Baúl: 279 Kms de puro Wi-Fi!!!
110 km (68 miles) in Poland (again) : "Wi-Fi - Rekord S'wiata - 110 km @ 2.4GHz"
89 km (55 miles) DefCon Wifi Shootout 2004, 10-foot dishes
70.5 km (43.8 miles), Spain, using parabolas (CanariaWireless.net)
65.5 km (40.7 miles), Spain, using a slotted waveguide and a parabolic-Biquad antenna. http://www.paramowifix.net
56.6 km (35.2 miles), Nevada, USA, using home built horn (Defcon Wi-fi Shootout)
52 km (32.3 miles), Melbourne (Victoria, Australia) by VK3PB http://melbourne.wireless.org.au using 25dBi grid pack to 180 degree slotted waveguide.
50 km (30 miles), San Francisco CA, USA, Uses UBNT Rocket M5s with dual-polarized 42" dishes on both ends. This link ties the Farallon Islands to San Francisco. http://calacademy.org/webcams/farallones
48 km, Perth (Western Australia), using a satellite dish with biquad feed, connecting to a 180 degree waveguide
42.0 km, Netherlands, SMC-Senao, 2 * 24 dBi dishes (SNR 17 dB)
33.7 km (20.9 miles), California, using parabolas (Oreilly)
10 miles (TestingTenMileLink)
14.03 km Melbourne, Australia using a home made cantenna Amateurlogic video of how it was done
3.5 km, Belgium, using 2 unmodified LinksysWET11
A contest 01-AUG-2003 : The First Annual Defcon Wi-fi Shootout (Las Vegas) -- The contest results are available.
An article on Long Shots Wifi Timing.