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Topic # 191134 25-Jan-2016 12:34
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I am looking at building a Yagi antenna to boost my Vodafone 3G signal. Has anyone done this and have plans that would point me in the right direction.

 

Any help would be much appreciated.

 

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  Reply # 1478196 25-Jan-2016 13:03
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Loads on Trademe and what about Sure Signal?



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  Reply # 1478221 25-Jan-2016 13:14
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Looking to build one myself, don't have any broadband at the address at the moment so cant use sure signal unfortunately...

 

 

 

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  Reply # 1478222 25-Jan-2016 13:18
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Then you need a Yagi for 900Mhz



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  Reply # 1478273 25-Jan-2016 14:05
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Yeah, any idea were I might find some plans that someone has used to build one before?

 

http://bcbj.org/antennae/lte_yagi_diy.htm

 

This looks OK but Id need to adjust it I think?

 

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  Reply # 1478277 25-Jan-2016 14:09
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http://www.aliexpress.com/category/200128001/antennas-for-communications.html There are some there for $12 or so.

 

 

 

Not sure that it would be worth the time to even consider self building.

 

 

 

 





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  Reply # 1478300 25-Jan-2016 14:42
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Gowifi has various antenna. I have used then in the past and work fine. Make sure you get the correct one :-)  They are cheap enough to not need to make them yourself. (Not as cheap as from overseas)

 

http://www.gowifi.co.nz/product-search.html?keyword=900+yagi&search=search

 

http://www.gowifi.co.nz/product-search.html?keyword=2100+yagi&search=search




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  Reply # 1478302 25-Jan-2016 14:49
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Thanks for the GoWireless Link they look good.

 

 


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  Reply # 1478509 25-Jan-2016 18:47
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  Reply # 1480398 28-Jan-2016 08:14
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Just out of Wanganui in kaitoke.


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  Reply # 1480957 28-Jan-2016 23:01
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For 900mhz the elements should be around 155mm tip to tip, you'll also need a balun to match input impedance

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  Reply # 1480998 29-Jan-2016 07:06
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michelangelonz:

 

Just out of Wanganui in kaitoke.

 

 

Not near me, else I may have been able to help sort one for you.

 

 





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