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Wireless to wireless

I currently have a Nighthawk AC1900 that I use with a cable modem supplied by my ISP to set up my wireless devices at home. I am moving to a community that supplies Wifi via a Mac filtered wireless connection. Since there will be no Ethernet connection in my new apartment, How can I set up my own network within my apartment and connect to the wireless signal in this community?

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Why do you need to set up your own (sub)network? Isn't it possible to use more than one device using the community supplied WiFi?

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Subnetwork

Yes it is possible to use more than one device on the community wifi but I wish to set up a subnetwork as a safety precaution

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It's mildly complicated.

We'll need a WiFi to Ethernet device. This is setup on a PC first if the usual name and password login is required. That way the WiFi to Ethernet's MAC Address is logged as yours and now we can look at trying this to the WAN port of your AC1900.

I can only take you so far as to networking. So this could fail if the community WiFi demands a login all the time. But there is a workaround for that.

You have to use a PC with the WiFi to Ethernet the use Windows 10 connection sharing (that is on the web so I don't write more.)

To complicate matters your new LAN IP range can not be the same as the community IP range. If they use 10.x.x.x then you use 192.x.x.x. Or swap that if needed.

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Travel Router may solve the problem
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Travel Router

Travel Routers are single band and I want to take advantage of dual band to support video streaming and data

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That seems to be untrue.
https://www.google.com/search?q=dual+band+travel+router

But dual band does not mean it will do more or better streaming. Besides your link to the community will be one channel and by placing more devices in between you lose some speed.

Maybe you should consider a Squid setup?

That is, some WiFi to the Squid server and then that provides your own network.

Squid (see google) can do this. But I find folk get a little swamped since it's something you must master.
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method some are using
http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/accessing-xfinity-hotspots.73502/

This is how it works for xfinity hotspots. Have a computer connected to router. Set router in client mode. The hotspot only sees the MAC of the router, and the browser in computer is used for inputting the username and password. After that, other devices can connect through the router, since the hotspot sees it all coming from a single device, the router.

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