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I get very very little or no reception in my house. Is there such a thing as a "reception booster"? If so what models and where to buy? All of you help i appreciated. At this point price is not of major concern as long i can actually recieve my calls. Thanks guys
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I put one in the office building where I work.

CellAntenna Corporation: Building Repeaters, Cellular Antennas, accessories, cellphone products.


Excellent service, reliable system. Not sure what they have for Nextel, though.
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I put one in the office building where I work.

CellAntenna Corporation: Building Repeaters, Cellular Antennas, accessories, cellphone products.


Excellent service, reliable system. Not sure what they have for Nextel, though.
John do these work on CDMA phones as well or just GSM
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You have to purchase for one or the other. I believe they have both, though. I purchased a dual band GSM system with 3 inside repeaters for an office building 850Mhz and 1900Mhz. The dual band setup was costly--$3000. However, the single band systems were much cheaper.

They do require decent signal outside in order to work properly. We've had it installed for over two years with not a single minute of downtime (unless the power goes out.)
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You have to purchase for one or the other. I believe they have both, though. I purchased a dual band GSM system with 3 inside repeaters for an office building 850Mhz and 1900Mhz. The dual band setup was costly--$3000. However, the single band systems were much cheaper.

They do require decent signal outside in order to work properly. We've had it installed for over two years with not a single minute of downtime (unless the power goes out.)
cool signal outside is marginal at best so maybe I wont waste my money.
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I installed a Wilson repeater in my house and where I used to receive 1 or 0 bars (>100 db 1x) and now get full strength 5 bars (avg 80 db EVDO).

This is the system: Wilson Cellular Complete Building Amplifier/Repeater System for 800Mhz Cellular - 800MHzSystem

btw, I didn't buy it from these guys. They are way overpriced. It's was the only bookmark I could find, but make sure you shop around online if you are interested in buying one of these.

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