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# 138346 31-Dec-2013 08:52
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At our Bach it's on a hill side and can't get cell coverage. But if I walk 10 meters up to back of section can pick up 3G fine so can use internet on my phone.

My question is, is there an aerial or something I can put at back of section which will pick up the 3G signal then transmit so I can use phone inside the house.

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  # 959454 31-Dec-2013 09:21
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http://www.vodafone.co.nz/mobile/3g-sure-signal/

Vodafone xDSL / cable connection required

You can't use a active RF amp to boost the signal either only the Vodafone Sure Signal is approved for use in our 3G band

John



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  # 959459 31-Dec-2013 09:29
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Don't have internet or broadband at location so don't think that would work.

 
 
 
 


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  # 959470 31-Dec-2013 09:44
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http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=39&topicid=133399

http://cellutronics.co.nz/Repeaters.php

It appears your options are limited due to licencing.
If you're on 2 degrees network, you could have an active repeater, otherwise you'll need a passive repeater and it you want to mak calls you'll need a bluetooth headset or handset like the uniden




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  # 959530 31-Dec-2013 12:06
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One of those mobile Wi-fi hotspot thingys?

I get a Wi-Fi signal in my car shed which is 25m away from where it's located in my house.

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