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Posted: 09/12/19 04:34pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

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Verizon has very good coverage all over the place.

It's hard to find a place around here that has verizon.

"Here" means you are talking about a fairly limited area. The facts are the facts and the fact is that Verizon has more coverage than any other provider. With that said, I have gotten along just fine with AT&T for the last couple of years but "gotten along" is an accurate description as I had much better speeds with Verizon in most locations. I just couldn't afford to stay with Verizon.


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Some of us aren't retired and need to work remotely. This allows us to RV...We dry camp a lot on remote beaches as well as fhu cg's

I use a Wilson rv extreme cell phone repeater. We have Verizon unlimited service. As a back up I have a Hawkings smart repeater with a 15 db 5 foot antenna. No matter what you have, your signals degra,de through obstacles and nothing goes through dirt. Buildings, trees other large than you rvs can also block the signal. If you park at the bottom of the hill, the signal can be way overhead if your on the wrong side. I mounted my antennas on a 24' painters pole, so I can extend and get the best I can for the site. Sometimes everything works, sometimes not. I try to select my sites based on coverage and there are cell phone tower locators and wifi locators apps. Download them and try to select the best site for your needs when you travel. I hope that helps you


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I have a WeBoost cell signal booster and it works. I have the external antenna attached atop a 8' PVC pole that is attached to the side of our coach with suction cups. It must be installed and removed every time we travel. It reaches about 3' above the roof.

If you are looking for a permanent solution some folks have attached the antenna to the roof ladder or to the top of the air conditioner unit.

And i also bought this battery charger.

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Here is my WeBoost Antenna Installation. I routed the Outdoor Antenna cable through the back of a kitchen pantry cabinet (rear kitchen), then installed a 3" diameter hatch door as can be seen in the pic. I built a shelf in the back of the very deep kitchen pantry cabinet where the cable coils up and lays when it is pushed back into the TT.

When we set up to camp, I pull out my extendable painter pole, which I have set up with PVC fittings so that I just screw the WeBoost antenna onto the top of the painter pole, pull the cable out of the hatch, and mount it in the flagpole holder permanently mounted to the rear bumper. I use a few velcro tyes to secure the cable to the pole.

This gives me 11' of extension above the top of the rear bumper for the antenna, plus 2.5 ft off the ground for almost 14' of height for the antenna. It works great and it only takes a couple of minutes to set up the exterior antenna.

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