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#1 Nzgrant

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Posted 11 October 2018 - 04:04 PM

Has anyone tried one of these  to get a bit more signal for the phone?


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#2 Island Time

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Posted 11 October 2018 - 04:59 PM

Ive installed a Cellular modem/router (on customer's boat) that provides an ip phone and wifi to the boat. The external antennas (2) make quite a difference to the signal strength, and uses 2 sims, different suppliers, so you get the best available signal.


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Posted 11 October 2018 - 07:34 PM

Matt what brand/model did you install?


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#4 Island Time

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Posted 11 October 2018 - 07:56 PM

Some weird Asian name, started with H. Came from these guys

http://www.nelspecs.co.nz


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Posted 12 October 2018 - 07:46 AM

Was it Huawei ? I've got one at home and a relative has one on his boat . Both spark and Vodafone run them , modem is free (kind of) they are sold as wireless packages the packages are a bit more than landlines . And as IT said you can plug a regular phone in to it with as landline number . The speeds are pretty good we have no problems with streaming Netflix etc and they work on 3 and 4G
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#6 Island Time

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Posted 14 October 2018 - 07:47 AM

Maybe. It had two external antennas the size of vhf glass whips....
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Posted 14 October 2018 - 08:05 AM

Maybe. It had two external antennas the size of vhf glass whips....


Is there a way to get an external antenna for a Samsung tablet Matt?
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#8 Island Time

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Posted 14 October 2018 - 08:10 PM

Yep, use a cellular router with antenna and connect to that
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