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Where in the body of the Nintendo 3DS is the WiFi antenna located?

To try to get more StreetPasses, I place the 3DS in an indent on my car's dashboard when I'm driving. Which part of the 3DS do I have to ensure is above the metal cage of car for the best chance of success?

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For what it's worth, I've gotten streetpasses with my 3DS in my pocket while driving, and also with it in my work bag in the passenger seat. –  Brian Jun 12 '13 at 20:42
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As for part one of your question, the wifi antenna is wrapped around the touch screen as shown below:

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Great answer. Why write when when you can just show a picture. ;) –  RLH Dec 12 '12 at 13:19
    
When assembled, is it wrapped around all 4 sides of the screen? Is it the same strength on all 4 sides? –  KatieK Dec 13 '12 at 21:17
    
The majority of the antenna is lined up passing through the top and right side of the screen. I wish I could provide you with more information on maximizing the signal strength based on it's orientation, but I can say that in general StreetPass can reach approximately 30 meters. –  nonterrorist Dec 14 '12 at 3:19
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