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Anyone have any experience with cell phone amps?

Discussion in 'The Coffee Shop ~ Chit Chat' started by Crawdaddy, May 20, 2007.

  1. Crawdaddy

    Crawdaddy Moderator Staff Member Platinum Contributor 1000 Posts

    I'm looking to get a cell phone amp for when I go out into the rural reas where cell reception is poor. I think I have chosen this amplifier (http://www.wpsantennas.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=375) paired with this (http://www.alternativewireless.com/.../wilson-dual-band-antenna-magnetic-mount.html) antenna. Now, my question is, can I use a slightly higher gain antenna on the inside of my truck than the little small stealth antenna it comes with to gain a little more than a 1 foot range on the inside antenna? I'm trying to get improved cell reception throughout my entire suburban, but I don't want to cause oscillations that will shut the amp down. Thanks.
  2. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan Administrator Staff Member 1000 Posts

    We've looked into it at work, haven't tested them yet. The company that I work for has a software package that can run a remote module on a pocket PC cellular phone. Some customers are out in low-cell areas and have looked into those amps. I'll let you know if we find anything.

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