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Old 05-28-08, 07:26 AM   #1
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How to boost cell signal inside a building?

My boss has a problem with his cell phone... No signal inside of his office.

Does anyone know of a device / gadget that can help to fix this?


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Old 05-28-08, 07:39 AM   #2
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I work with a company that put some type of booster/antenna in their building, not sure what equipment they deployed. Have you done an internet search on "Cell Booster"?
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Old 05-28-08, 07:49 AM   #3
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I found this on amazon... reviews show that it works !

Thanks for the tips =)
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My boss has a problem with his cell phone... No signal inside of his office.

Does anyone know of a device / gadget that can help to fix this?


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My boss has a problem with his cell phone... No signal inside of his office.

Does anyone know of a device / gadget that can help to fix this?


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Window.

Cell phone boosters of the sort that stick on to a phone or battery often void the warranty...this may matter depending on how much disposable income one has.
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While we're on the subject of cell phones, I'm looking for a portable cell phone signal jammer. Is there a place in the U.S. where I can find one?
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I think they're illegal here, so you won't find one for sale at Radio Shack.
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While we're on the subject of cell phones, I'm looking for a portable cell phone signal jammer. Is there a place in the U.S. where I can find one?
Why would you do that?
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For similar reasons why many churches and theaters use them.
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Get more calcium.

Oh, not that kind of cell signaling? My bad.

Cell phone jammers are illegal in the US and many other countries because they willfully interfere with a legitimately licensed radio device. In the case of phones, they could disrupt an emergency call, and anyone who works for a phone company can tell you that opens up a really big can of liability.

If someone's being a nuisance, you're better off publicly humiliating them for being a lunkhead than merely ending their call. They're more likely to learn a lesson that way anyways.

Cell phone boosters...now that's interesting. I'm kind of curious how they work, since interference and timing can be major issues TDMA-type networks.
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I have a hard time believing that the cell jammer thing would be difficult to fabricate.

Anyway, I think the best option is to get a land line. After all, a number of studies have shown that cell phones are not exactly good for you to use a lot. Strengthening the signal would make it worse to be around.
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Depends, does your company use 1 type of phone universally. If so get them to negotiate a contract with your provider. The "booster" needs to be the same as the signal type of your phone "gsm" == gsm, cdma=cdma etc.

When I negotiated for 100 cell phones for the company I work for they gladly installed repeaters throughout the building to ensure coverage
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For similar reasons why many churches and theaters use them.
Last I went to the theatre (whether it be for a musical, opera, or a movie) phones still went off...

As to church...I don't go.

Cell phone jammers are illegal in the US.
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Yeah? And so's radar-detectors in some states. And so is speeding on the freeway. And so is spitting on the sidewalk. Or watering lawns during the day. And wearing high-heels in Carmel. Or bathing two babies in the same tub. Or giving liquor to a moose in Alaska. Or peeling an orange in your hotel room. Or frying gravy... etc...

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Brian, Solution for Your Boss.

I saw your posting. I suggest you to visit following link_ http://www.kumaar.com/boosters_antennas.htm . You can also visit another site http://cellphonesbooster.com for more relevant information to bring solution for your Bossís problem.
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