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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by NightThorn, Aug 20, 2012.

  1. NightThorn

    NightThorn Member
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    Hey guys, ok so this is the situation. My phone gets really crappy signal.I am looking for any way to boost my signal. I don't have too much knowledge, but willing to try. Any signal boosters or anything actually help?
     



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  2. Hey man, I am not too knowledgable myself on signal boosters, but I have searched through this forum and found different PRL versions for download, which can be manually changed through CDMA Workshop. Then you can just try different PRL versions to find the one that gets you the best signal in your area. If you search the forum you will find what I'm talking about. I hope this will be of some help to you.
     
  3. cwhatever

    cwhatever Life Goes On

    what is nightrom, never heard of it?
     
  4. Shabbypenguin

    Shabbypenguin Extreme Android User

  5. mooseberry

    mooseberry Well-Known Member

    Does that thing actually work?
     
  6. NightThorn

    NightThorn Member
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    just a kanged cm7. nothing special.Nothing I would ever want anyone else to play with. lol Just a project for me to learn.
     
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  7. NightThorn

    NightThorn Member
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    Shabby and Mooseberry... I have never tried them. Do they actually work?
     
  8. vce2005

    vce2005 Android Expert

    Nope, they dont ! My ex bought three of them for herself and her kids...... CRAP !
     
  9. NightThorn

    NightThorn Member
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    The problem I have is if i walk outside and out to the road( so about 150 feet) i have pretty good service.
     
  10. mooseberry

    mooseberry Well-Known Member

    I noticed there is more than one brand of those things and none of the are worth anything?? Thanks
    Cheers
     
  11. money15

    money15 Android Enthusiast

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  12. mooseberry

    mooseberry Well-Known Member

    That's funny I was just checking that one out. THANK YOU for your advice and input
     
  13. ibdilbert

    ibdilbert Newbie

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  14. NightThorn

    NightThorn Member
    Thread Starter

    I'm actually talking about the signal booster apps. Any one ever have any of them work?
     
  15. UncleBud

    UncleBud Well-Known Member

    Item Price Qty Total

    Wilson Ultimate Dual-Band Repeater Kit (WILSONULTIMATE)

    The item above is shipped FREE when order is placed using regular ground shipping.
    $1,099.99


    $1,099.99

    Great googly moogly for 2 grand I'll walk and tell em what I want in living color
     
  16. Lordvincent 90

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    Beats 100-200 a month for contract... (i guess) it will eventually pay for itself
     
  17. Rarewolf

    Rarewolf Android Expert

    Lolz.
    Why not just buy some pringles and cut the can into a satellite?
     
  18. cwhatever

    cwhatever Life Goes On

    That sounds pretty cool!!!! You got any directions on that?:cool:
     
  19. oopsibrokeit

    oopsibrokeit Member

    I've tried the apps and they never made a noticeable difference, an actual repeater would be the way go, the ones listed above are active repeaters and thus costly, however you could maybe use a passive repeater which would be an antenna (cut to freq.)inside, a coax to the outside with another antenna (cut to freq.)
     
  20. Wadsworth78

    Wadsworth78 Member

    I like the cut of your jib.
     
  21. Codegerm

    Codegerm Android Expert


    The passive one works fairly well as long as the outside antenna is a directional one aimed at the tower.

    Codegerm :D
     
  22. MisterParadox

    MisterParadox Well-Known Member

    Regarding apps in reference to your signal, I like "OpenView." It does not run a script to "boost" the signal, rather, it searches for the closest towers to you and where they are in respect to your position. There is a "refresh" option that will automatically refresh your network to the nearest tower. Of course, rebooting your phone would do that, this happens to do it without having to reboot. I have noticed a "slight" and I do mean slight increase in signal strength on occasion from refreshing.
     
  23. oopsibrokeit

    oopsibrokeit Member

    Well uh I didn't get all technical about it because I honestly didn't think anyone would take it seriously....huh
     
  24. oopsibrokeit

    oopsibrokeit Member

    wait someone took me seriously...ok wait better idea you'll need a car battey a battery charger and two old 800 mhz two way radios ( I suggest motorola gtx they can be programed with a windows laptop) oh yeah and a o-scope and some tech specs on the radios ....hey better idea go to an old junk yard and find a couple of cars with the old in car cell phones...... sorry I get carried away
     
  25. Codegerm

    Codegerm Android Expert

    LOL, from the line of work I do for a living I get to deal with cellular radios for alarm systems. Being a technician, it is hard not to get technical. :laugh:

    Codegerm
     

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