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How much does getting 800 service on two-sector sites improve the width of the coverage area?  I'm thinking of two-sector sites along highways where 1900 service is good on the highways but poor or not usable in the towns right next to the highways. 

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How much does getting 800 service on two-sector sites improve the width of the coverage area? I'm thinking of two-sector sites along highways where 1900 service is good on the highways but poor or not usable in the towns right next to the highways.

If the install narrow beam NV antennas, then it will only help slightly. If they replace with normal beam width antennas, it could be quite an improvement. There are a couple two sector sites here in New Mexico that they have upgraded to three sector sites in Network Vision. Hopefully they will do that with yours too.

 

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I hope to find out an answer to this soon. I visit Wamego KS every once in a while because of family there and the serving site there is just two sector. Coverage on 1900 is poor. I'm hoping CDMA 1X 800 makes a big difference.

 

So far from what I've seen, it should.

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