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Old 03-04-2016, 12:19 PM   #15
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Yes, you can set up a hotspot with your phone if you've got additional devices you want to connect via wifi.
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Old 03-04-2016, 12:24 PM   #16
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That sounds good. Will have to do the trades on cost using a cell booster and a hot spot vs just a wifi booster.
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Old 03-04-2016, 12:44 PM   #17
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I've found my 3g/4g service to generally be faster than most wifi set ups at campgrounds, so I often turn off the wifi on my phone to prevent it from constantly locking in the slow wifi connection.
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Old 03-04-2016, 12:47 PM   #18
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Agree. Given that back to my original question:

What weboost equipment do I need for a professional install?
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Old 03-04-2016, 01:00 PM   #19
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Agree. Given that back to my original question:

What weboost equipment do I need for a professional install?
The WeBoost cell amplifier is a very popular addition to the solar charging systems that I install. use either the 4G-M or more powerful 4G-X amplifier, Wilson's 400 ultra low loss cable and the Sure Call Omni outdoor antenna.
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Old 03-04-2016, 01:29 PM   #20
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My thinking is, if you are constantly stealth camping the WIFI booster is good to have. I guess its hard to sleuth camp with an Airstream. Pick up Starbucks, hotels and retailers WIFI. Majority of campground WIFI is limited so no need there. I would invest in cellular boost vs WIFI first then consider adding WIFI if you find you could use it.

I don't have either so I may be way off in this analysis.

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Old 03-04-2016, 07:14 PM   #21
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Perfect! Thanks.
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The WeBoost cell amplifier is a very popular addition to the solar charging systems that I install. use either the 4G-M or more powerful 4G-X amplifier, Wilson's 400 ultra low loss cable and the Sure Call Omni outdoor antenna.
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For security, we use a Verizon MiFi (a.k.a., Jet Pack) instead of free WiFi. Below are links to descriptions of our setup, which is kind of a kluge; but it works well for us:
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Almost there with this mod. Assuming I go with the 4G-X and Sure Call Omni antenna I am hoping to mount the 4G-X box in my cabinet above the table where the DVD player is and use a Verizon Jetpack 4G LTE as a hotspot. With this setup and location of the equipment should I get good cell and wifi throughout the 23D?
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Almost there with this mod. Assuming I go with the 4G-X and Sure Call Omni antenna I am hoping to mount the 4G-X box in my cabinet above the table where the DVD player is and use a Verizon Jetpack 4G LTE as a hotspot. With this setup and location of the equipment should I get good cell and wifi throughout the 23D?
Depends on where you place the 'indoor' antenna.
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Guess I need some recommendations on that! 2015 Flying Cloud 23D bunk.
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I typically place them in the dinette/lounge area; sometimes on the ceiling and sometimes on the wall. Line-of-sight is best for the 'candy bar' indoor antenna provided. Some folks have opted for a 360 ceiling mount unit, which works better but is not included in the kit.
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The ceiling mount is nice but more complexity. I will check with my dealer to see what they have done in the past.
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I typically place them in the dinette/lounge area; sometimes on the ceiling and sometimes on the wall. Line-of-sight is best for the 'candy bar' indoor antenna provided. Some folks have opted for a 360 ceiling mount unit, which works better but is not included in the kit.
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I'm looking to do a similar install in my 25' Eddie Bauer.

If you only need the cell coverage for data (not phone calls), can't you just slap a hotspot on the internal antenna and not worry about inside/outside range?

BoldAdventure, did you setup that internal antenna so you can make phone calls?

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