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Got email that says this is the line. 538b86d79ae118ac2479963c5328762f.jpg

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that puts you outside the line and wal-mart down the street inside the line?

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40 minutes ago, jonathanm1978 said:

Got email that says this is the line. 538b86d79ae118ac2479963c5328762f.jpg

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Does this correlate to any of those EBS leases we found?

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Does this correlate to any of those EBS leases we found?
Nor that I could tell

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12 hours ago, though said:

that puts you outside the line and wal-mart down the street inside the line?

Apparently yes. I can't find any spectrum asset maps that show the same thing that I was sent by the MB team.

I'm obviously within 35 miles of the tower, and can't find a map showing that we're "splitting the football" ...

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It's all over now but the crying. I had the flu last week...but during that time, I found out from George Schnelbacher via email that I'm in a "bermunda triangle" per se... Inside the outlined area below is where (I'm guessing) B41 can't be broadcast by Sprint due to licensing ...

I"m not understanding this from the license perspective..maybe someone can divulge what the restraints are for this particular area... and why is it off in the middle of bum$$ck Alabama, no where NEAR a major metro area...but splits an area across 2 counties. 

Makes absolutely NO sense to me. 

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36 minutes ago, jonathanm1978 said:

It's all over now but the crying. I had the flu last week...but during that time, I found out from George Schnelbacher via email that I'm in a "bermunda triangle" per se... Inside the outlined area below is where (I'm guessing) B41 can't be broadcast by Sprint due to licensing ...

I"m not understanding this from the license perspective..maybe someone can divulge what the restraints are for this particular area... and why is it off in the middle of bum$$ck Alabama, no where NEAR a major metro area...but splits an area across 2 counties. 

Makes absolutely NO sense to me. 

 

Join the club. Not available at my primary address either 😕

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4 hours ago, jonathanm1978 said:

It's all over now but the crying. I had the flu last week...but during that time, I found out from George Schnelbacher via email that I'm in a "bermunda triangle" per se... Inside the outlined area below is where (I'm guessing) B41 can't be broadcast by Sprint due to licensing ...

I"m not understanding this from the license perspective..maybe someone can divulge what the restraints are for this particular area... and why is it off in the middle of bum$$ck Alabama, no where NEAR a major metro area...but splits an area across 2 counties. 

Makes absolutely NO sense to me. 

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For Talladega and Shelby counties for Wilsonville  there are three licenses to be concerned about that Sprint does not control::

1) https://wireless2.fcc.gov/UlsApp/UlsSearch/licenseMarketSum.jsp?licKey=2592111

2) https://wireless2.fcc.gov/UlsApp/UlsSearch/licenseMap.jsp?licKey=2588129

3) https://wireless2.fcc.gov/UlsApp/UlsSearch/licenseMap.jsp?licKey=2593016

These occupy the key spectrum Sprint typically uses for Band 41 and extra for Magic Boxes.

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After months and months of our MB only outputting d/l speeds under 30mbps... we are now back up to what it was before.  This is the first time with the MB Gold that we have achieved these speeds:

 

DL Mbps/UL Mbps

73.3 / 7.39

68.0 / 8.08

78.5 / 9.46

 

 

 

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Did anyone else recently have to get a replacement Magic Box Gold because of the defective firmware update?

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3 hours ago, shaferz said:

After months and months of our MB only outputting d/l speeds under 30mbps... we are now back up to what it was before.  This is the first time with the MB Gold that we have achieved these speeds:

 

DL Mbps/UL Mbps

73.3 / 7.39

68.0 / 8.08

78.5 / 9.46

 

 

 

Yeah mine is also doing pretty well also:

59.8/7.25

44.5/6.60

64.7/.26

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5 hours ago, shaferz said:

After months and months of our MB only outputting d/l speeds under 30mbps... we are now back up to what it was before.  This is the first time with the MB Gold that we have achieved these speeds:

 

DL Mbps/UL Mbps

73.3 / 7.39

68.0 / 8.08

78.5 / 9.46

 

 

 

Has a new FW been pushed out?

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6 minutes ago, though said:

Has a new FW been pushed out?

Good question.  Here is what ours currently says:

 

15.16.00.663

60.11.63.0

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2 hours ago, shaferz said:

Good question.  Here is what ours currently says:

 

15.16.00.663

60.11.63.0

Don't think that is new...

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Just now, though said:

Don't think that is new...

Beginning/middle of March 2019. After that, my results have really been pretty nice.

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I just recently got the Gen 3 Magic Box and I'm curious what the parameters are for my phone actually connecting to and using the Magic Box's signal. Sometimes my phone connects, other times my phone stays locked to a tower for hours and won't make the switch.

 

Is there something wrong here or does the phone just keep the original signal until it's poor enough that it needs to switch to the Magic Box?

 

Thanks.

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