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 Post subject: Cellular extenders
Posted: Wed Aug 11, 2010 6:32 am 
 
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How do you extend/get cell coverage inside a tunnel? I am doing a project at the moment and need as much info as possible? What equipment to use etc? :smt119


 
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Cellular extenders
Posted: Fri Aug 20, 2010 9:44 am 
 
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you will need a cell-phone booster, like you might use to illuminate an office area that is below ground for instance. You need a solar panel and battery pack to supply it. Then on the antenna side you need an elevated position and a small yagi beamed on the nearest cell phone base to get the down-load link sorted. Finally, on the up-link side into the tunnel you need leaky coaxial feeder from Andrew Corp.
That should do it.

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