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Old 03-28-2017, 07:37 PM   #1
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Boost Wifi

I have a Verizon WiFi 7730 that works ok, but is their something that can boost the signal inside my RV?
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Old 03-29-2017, 01:55 AM   #2
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There are several cell boosters...just do a Google search and you'll easily find them. Expect to spend approximately $400.
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Old 03-29-2017, 01:58 AM   #3
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A wifi booster.
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Old 03-29-2017, 02:25 AM   #4
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A wifi booster.
You said Verizon so I assumed you needed to boost your cell signal which in turn would improve your wifi reception. That's how I use my wifi on my MacBook when camping.
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Old 03-29-2017, 11:47 AM   #5
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If your Verizon WiFi 7730 is itself inside your RV, what makes you think the signal is weak and needs and extender?

Your profile doesn't list your rig, but RV's are only 20-40' long for most part - any wifi unit should easily cover that...

If your unit isn't in the RV - or you are trying to extend the signal beyond the RV - might be different... But my linksys wifi router or phone hotspot are both available easily throughout the RV and on neighboring sites.

I use a Picostation unit to pickup wifi outside the rig, and rebroadcast it inside through my linksys router when using campground or other wifi...
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Old 03-29-2017, 12:39 PM   #6
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Just giving a suggestion based on my own situation. I am retired and we travel in our 36' Miramar. I own a business and do my accounting daily with QuickBooks after receiving my daily reports via DropBox. I use my cell phone (US Cellular) as the hotspot, MacBook Air for my computer and a wireless Blue Tooth printer. In some remote areas my reception is so weak it makes it very slow to use this set up. Because of security concerns I never use free wifi. The extender solves this problem. I have never had a problem with the MacBook's location in relationship to the cell phone hotspot that's why I assumed the problem was the hotspot's reception of the cell signal. Hope you solve your problem.
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Old 05-21-2017, 12:08 PM   #7
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We use a weboost cellbooster that "repeats" the cell signal from the outside to an inside antenna and boosts it at the same time. It can boost up to 4 devices and I saw the signal on my verizon S7 ( as hotspot ) improve from - 110 to -84 dbm. ( 2 bars to 4 bars ) $500 and well work the money.. easy to install to.
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Old 06-03-2017, 02:34 AM   #8
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Where are you patching in your wifi my Gemini doesn't seem to have an in point unless I try and go in through USB on Jensen
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A wifi booster.
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Where are you patching in your wifi my Gemini doesn't seem to have an in point unless I try and go in through USB on Jensen
Not sure what you are asking here.
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