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hedgehopper

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Posted: 06/20/21 04:41pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

What Wi-Fi / Cell-phone Signal Boosters have worked well for you?

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C crane long range wifi antenna. Cell phone.. not so much.

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Dutch_12078

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Posted: 06/20/21 08:57pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

We've mostly abandoned our Maximum Signal Max Amp cell booster in favor of a directional dual Yagi antenna MIMO pair mounted on top of our Winegard Sensar OTA antenna.

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There are times when they make a difference and times when they dont, mostly dependent on how far away from a tower you are…When they do work they are the cats meow…

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Hedge,

You had best make up your mind. WiFi and Cell signals are very different.
I fought with various Wifi ideas and settled on an Alfa device. I got it working only to find that the Wifi I was fighting for was so overloaded that the plan was hopeless.
Then I took to using my cell to create my own hotspot. This was four design levels ago. This was it the 1A days. When I ran out of signal, I went to Wilson Electronics and got a better antenna and a repeater. That worked until 3G. Then came 4G and it had to be upgraded. When 5G is fully implemented, I will probably have to upgrade again.

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Posted: 06/21/21 02:17pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I use a Wilson cell phone booster and trucker antenna on the ladder outside and never upgraded to 4g. It’s an old model but still boosts when there is a signal. Typically 1 bar. I miss the days when I could switch from bars to dBm. I even get a boost from the house to the RV.


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Posted: 06/22/21 02:14am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I started with a 3G Wilson Sleek (cradle style model) in 2011
Then a Wilson 4G Sleek
And in 2018 I installed a WeBoost 2 piece all carrier model in the RV ,
I've been happy with each one


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How well do those Yagi antenna's work Dutch? Range in miles on average?

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Posted: 06/22/21 04:39pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Wilson — now called Weboost that I started with 5 years ago. We have found in a terrible location it can be a lifesaver. It can also make a useable un boosted signal not work well. So we make sure we need it . We rarely find a need for it now and leave it off.
We do use a mimo antenna on our two hotspots (Att & Verizon). Best money we have spent.

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Posted: 06/22/21 09:25pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Have two weboost car model and rv fixed antennae both work.


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