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I am curious as to whether putting a booster on my barely served (~110db - ~90db with a lot of ec/lo by windows) will also boost LTE signals once they get turned on. I plan on putting up a directional antenna to hopefully mitigate the echo. 

 

I plan on getting a wilson booster, I am not sure if it boosts everything or if it picks and chooses what to boost.

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There are no commercially available boosters that support the Sprint PCS G Block except the Wilson Sleek 4G device.  That is a cradle type device designed for cars or offices.

 

All other PCS boosters only support the traditional PCS A-F blocks.

 

The FCC changed the rules on boosters this past spring, requiring carrier approval and user registration with the carrier for a booster.

 

It will be awhile before you'll see a booster for SMR spectrum as the FCC must await to have all the public safety traffic moved around before approving any devices in that spectrum.

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Oddly enough, my Wi-Ex YX500-PCS is repeating the G block without issue.  Away from it I have no LTE.  Within 10 feet, I'm at -91 to -97.  Within 5 feet of the device, I am at -87 or better.  Perhaps I'm just lucky that it works.  Unfortunately, there are two walls between the repeater and my office, so I only rarely get a -102 to -118 if it on my desk.  It cuts out more frequently than I'd like, but with no Wi-Fi, it is helpful to have.

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Oddly enough, my Wi-Ex YX500-PCS is repeating the G block without issue.  Away from it I have no LTE.  Within 10 feet, I'm at -91 to -97.  Within 5 feet of the device, I am at -87 or better.  Perhaps I'm just lucky that it works.  Unfortunately, there are two walls between the repeater and my office, so I only rarely get a -102 to -118 if it on my desk.  It cuts out more frequently than I'd like, but with no Wi-Fi, it is helpful to have.

 

I was thinking of getting this one.

 

http://www.wilsonamplifiers.com/ag-pro-75-amplifier-only-75db-dual-band-50ohm-801280/

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I am curious as to whether putting a booster on my barely served (~110db - ~90db with a lot of ec/lo by windows) will also boost LTE signals once they get turned on. I plan on putting up a directional antenna to hopefully mitigate the echo. 

 

I plan on getting a wilson booster, I am not sure if it boosts everything or if it picks and chooses what to boost.

 

Couple questions.

 

Is this for your house?

 

If so, do you have WiFi? Why do you need LTE in your house?

 

If you have voice signal issues, the best solution would be an Airave until 800MHz 1x is live.

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Couple questions.

 

Is this for your house?

 

If so, do you have WiFi? Why do you need LTE in your house?

 

If you have voice signal issues, the best solution would be an Airave until 800MHz 1x is live.

 

It is for my girlfriend's house she lives in an area not served by cable, DSL or FIOS. Even land-line telephone is iffy. Satellite will not work with an airave

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Ok, just wanted to make sure everything else had been considered.

Also it is not for internet use. It is really in case of an emergency there is another way to get help. The house phone is not always reliable. Even power is not reliable and we are going to be getting solar soon.

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You need LTE in your house when your grampa is streaming Netflix

and you want to stream youtube but you cant because you have a crap connection like this

 

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You don't know how lucky you are to have that good of a connection.

 

You can control internet traffic per device on your router if you want to, if you have the correct router.

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You don't know how lucky you are to have that good of a connection.

 

You can control internet traffic per device on your router if you want to, if you have the correct router.

LUCKY? dude I ping outside Hawaii I expect pings up to 250+ not good for gaming,

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LUCKY? dude I ping outside Hawaii I expect pings up to 250+ not good for gaming,

Not to get hopes up, but if cable pings that high for you,than it will bethe same or higher on LTE. Just how it works if you live in the middle of the pacific

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Not to get hopes up, but if cable pings that high for you,than it will bethe same or higher on LTE. Just how it works if you live in the middle of the pacific

LTE is lower ping don't know what fiber Verizon is using..

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LTE is lower ping don't know what fiber Verizon is using..

But that is to a select server, given where gaming servers are in comparison to hawaii, and equipment, it is going to be higher. Cell networks aren't ideal for online gaming. 

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Not to get hopes up, but if cable pings that high for you,than it will bethe same or higher on LTE. Just how it works if you live in the middle of the pacific

While living in Japan, I would sometimes ping sub-50ms to USA servers for various games. I was rarely the highest ping, and that was living on the other side of the world.

 

Now, of course, we're talking about Japan versus "Hawaiian Telecom"...

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Now, of course, we're talking about Japan versus "Hawaiian Telecom"...

 

If HawaiiD is correct, it is actually "Coconut Telecom."  Put the lime in the coconut and drink 'em both up.

 

AJ

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But that is to a select server, given where gaming servers are in comparison to hawaii, and equipment, it is going to be higher. Cell networks aren't ideal for online gaming. 

Not really, I find that ping is around 30MS lower than your standard cable/sat/dsl in hawaii

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If HawaiiD is correct, it is actually "Coconut Telecom."  Put the lime in the coconut and drink 'em both up.

 

AJ

of course haha. but I just dont see lte having lower ping times if the cable companies cant provide low pings. Heck I get 40-50 ping and im in the us pinging to dallas less than 200 miles away. Sometimes more. It all depends on quality of the lines and such. I was in alaska and never saw below a 150ms ping. And thats in Anchorage.
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Not really, I find that ping is around 30MS lower than your standard cable/sat/dsl in hawaii

well some test will be lower, but most of the time cell networks and such raise ping times. There of course is always exceptions. Ive had some test in the states that I get 36 ms ping, which if on any cable Ive had is nnotthe best. Given my homes cable is usually 40ms ping. But the backhaul provider for Tyler, is suddenlink, and they provide less than 10ms ping on cable
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wow I wish my job would install these for a vans!!!! id be happy with verizons 1x or 3g. Just so I can use my phone with out driving a mile to find one bar

Come to this state... We have bars all over the place. Even ones with drive through windows.

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You need LTE in your house when your grampa is streaming Netflix

and you want to stream youtube but you cant because you have a crap connection like this

 

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And I complain about my 20+ download sometimes. Wow... Edited by rgroves
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You need LTE in your house when your grampa is streaming Netflix

and you want to stream youtube but you cant because you have a crap connection like this

 

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You ever consider changing the password on him xD

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I want a booster at my gf's house because she has a hotspot (nothing else is available) and we are happy to pay for the appropiate tier... if its usable... Its not unlimited and it is stationary. That is the reason they make hotspots... to abuse them on LTE. :P

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