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how to improve cell reception in an rv fi

Blog  March 24, 2017

How to improve cell reception in your RV

  Improving the cell signal inside an RV presents a unique challenge. If the RV is functional only as shelter, like a fifth-wheel trailer for example, then those inside need better cell signal only when the RV is parked.But if an RV also functions as a vehicle, as with a motorhome, then the owners may need to improve cell signal when the RV is moving AND when it’s parked.Regardless, the causes of poor cell signal inside ...Read More

TAGS: cell phone signal booster, RV, signal tips

how to boost wifi range

Blog  March 16, 2017

Five Tips to Boost WiFi Range

  WiFi is part our lives now. It’s almost everywhere. Even in those few places where it’s not, we expect it to be available.Perhaps most frustrating is spotty WiFi coverage, like when you’re just on the fringe of WiFi range. Sometimes it’s fine. Sometimes it doesn’t seem to be there at all.Here are five things you can do to extend WiFi range in your home or small office.1. Relocate your routerThis typically works best when your ...Read More

TAGS: boost wifi range

What is a yagi antenna

Blog  March 9, 2017

What is a Yagi antenna and how does it work?

  Have you heard the term ‘Yagi antenna’ and wondered what it is and why it has such a distinctive name? The Yagi is one of the most common types of antenna.Once you start noticing them, you’ll see them everywhere – on housetops to pull in over-the-air (OTA) TV signals, on programmable LED road signs for reception of message updates, even on remote monitoring stations far from any population center where they transmit collected data back ...Read More

TAGS: antenna

Does a Microcell Work to Boost Cell Phone Signal icon

Blog  March 2, 2017

Does a Microcell Work to Boost Cell Phone Signal?

  The short answer to the title question is “Yes, of course microcells (or femtocells) work to boost cell signal.”All major U.S. cell service providers distribute microcells for their customers who need a signal boost at home or in an office. That‘s a good indication that microcells work.But the important information about microcells is in the details. Let’s take a closer look at how they work. How a Microcell WorksA microcell is a low-power cellular base station ...Read More

TAGS: microcell & femtocell

What is 4G LTE and how does it work FI

Blog  February 23, 2017

What is 4G LTE and how does it work?

  4G LTE has been with us as a widely deployed mobile phone technology for several years now. It appears this standard is likely to be in wide use for years to come.That's partially because broad consumer availability of 5G cellular service is not expected until 2020 at the earliest. At this time the 5G standard has yet to be finalized.Another reason for the long life expectancy of 4G LTE is that it is forecast to ...Read More

TAGS: 4G LTE, understanding cell phone facts