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Bszweda

5 year old buck +
I like the solar panel mount ... Are those 4x4 posts anchored with concrete?
 

spaniel

5 year old buck +
Kitchen and bathroom 90% complete. Had to stop to deploy my cuddelink system for the year. Next day will finish this and get the tower up for the cellular booster. Day after that the thru the wall propane heater. After the inspection (dealing with a builder issue on that) thre water system.
 

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spaniel

5 year old buck +
Interior is pretty complete except a couple minor overhead cabinets. Then a thru the wall furnace and water service. Got the cell booster tower in; 3ft+ hole, a quarter ton of concrete, in the end 15ft elevation of antenna.
 

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silver_yummies

5 year old buck +
I’m interested in hearing more about your cell antenna. What your setup consists of and how much gain you actually get.
 

spaniel

5 year old buck +
I’m interested in hearing more about your cell antenna. What your setup consists of and how much gain you actually get.
It's a SureCall Signal Booster with the yagi antenna (directional). I'll share the results once it's up and running (next work trip there). I currently have zero to one bar in the cabin, and 2 bars a hundred yard walk up the hill. I'm hoping the tower and booster get me that in the cabin.
 

silver_yummies

5 year old buck +
It's a SureCall Signal Booster with the yagi antenna (directional). I'll share the results once it's up and running (next work trip there). I currently have zero to one bar in the cabin, and 2 bars a hundred yard walk up the hill. I'm hoping the tower and booster get me that in the cabin.
I’ve got the same situation going on. Some hours of the day I am getting 1-2 bars LTE other times no service. What inside antenna do you have then? Any way I could get the cell signal to go 40-50 feet out? Everything I looked at only extends signal a few feet.
 

spaniel

5 year old buck +
I’ve got the same situation going on. Some hours of the day I am getting 1-2 bars LTE other times no service. What inside antenna do you have then? Any way I could get the cell signal to go 40-50 feet out? Everything I looked at only extends signal a few feet.

I went with the whip as the panel looked like it was semi-directional which was not ideal for my placement. As for how far out it says up to 3000sq ft, my cabin is only 300 sq ft so I assume I have some boost around the outside of the cabin. Don't know with the walls. I'll investigate once it is running.
 

silver_yummies

5 year old buck +
I just bought the HiBoost 10k sl package. Hoping to get it up this weekend. Let me know how yours works out for you.
 

spaniel

5 year old buck +
Got the cell booster up today (ugh, 94F). It works amazingly well. The tower is 14ft high so the yagi antenna is about 16-17ft above thre cabin floor. This is better signal than i have at my house!

The app shown for signal strength also shows you a map of where you are and the cell tower you are connecting to, so I was able to just lock the yagi on and pivot the tower up rather than having to mess around trying to aim it.

Super helpful as it turns out the tower was in the opposite direction i would have guessed.
 

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silver_yummies

5 year old buck +
Very nice! I’ll be attempting mine next weekend. Didn’t have enough time to do it this weekend.
 
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