Yankee . . .
. . . ingenuity
Well, that, Linksys and a 20' cable put me back online. Hook a LINKSYS USB wireless adapter to a 20' USB extension cable and set it on the balcony wall close to the neighbors' house, and one just might access their router.
At least one bar's worth.
I'm not a pirate, mind you. They said it was OK.
Ain't technology wunnerful?