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Is it possible to remove the attached aerial from a Thompson ST585 V6 router so I can connect a hi gain aerial.Cannot unscrew attached aerial

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Found couple of sites wich say the antenna cannot removed on the Thomson 585 V6 router

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or do u have a modem connecting to ur router??
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