Indoor antenna placement – Mobile phone repeater installation help
Mobile phone booster installation guide In this article, I will discuss the topic of “antennas” for repeater installations. Whether you are installing mobile phone repeaters in big buildings or homes, this guide is for you. After this article, you will understand, what type of internal antennas to use for your building, where best to place […]
Parabolic Dish in the City – Multiple Base Station Issue.
In this article, I will discuss a problem that can arise with repeater installations in cities. This problem can arise when you install the outdoor antenna on a very high building that has views over the city. If the building is very high, from the roof, the outdoor antenna can see across the city. It […]
How to best use Network Cell Info Lite
Network Cell Info Lite, (NCIL) is an android app that can tell you alot about your phones cellular connection. To get the most valuable information , like band information (frequency) and CELL ID’s, this app should be installed on any Samsung Galaxy phone. Only Samsung phones reveal this invaluable data. I personally use an S8 […]
How to find out exactly which mobile tower your phone is connected to.
For complicated or large repeater installations, it is useful to know precisely which cell tower your phone is connected to. This will help you understand the nature of the mobile signal inside and around the building. It will also help you in orientating the outdoor antenna. Some apps show you the direction of the tower […]
Useful Tips when installing mobile signal repeaters.
Sometimes installing repeater systems can be difficult. The following tips have being built up over many years. I have had to learn the hard way but I hope to help you avoid my mistakes and make installing repeater systems easier for you. Install the following apps on your Samsung Galaxy phone: Network Cell Info Lite […]
Tips on installing mobile signal repeaters for professionals. Cable length?
How do we find out precisely the maximum length of cable you can install between the outdoor antenna and the repeater? In all the Stelladoradus repeater kits we provide a standard 15m length of cable to be installed between the outdoor antenna and the repeater. This is satisfactory for most customers. However, sometimes it would […]
How to choose your StellaDoradus amplifier?
You have done your research and decided to opt for quality legal equipment, a StellaDoradus mobile repeater. Now you have to choose the model of repeater that suits your needs. Here is a guide to help you in your choice. 1) Choosing the network band(s) The different types of networks (GSM, 3G, 4G) are transmitted […]
Are Mobile Phone Repeaters Legal in Ireland?
About a year ago, mobile phone repeaters that met certain technical requirements were made legal in Ireland. Comreg issued a list of manufacturers whose products would meet these requirements. The manufacturers are: Stella Doradus Coiler SmoothTalker Nextivity Here is a link to Comreg’s list: https://www.comreg.ie/media/2018/10/Manufacturers-List.pdf Illegal repeaters There are many companies listed on Google pretending […]
Best Way to Boost 4G Signal in Low Penetration Areas
Penetration of mobile signal, especially data signal 3G and 4G can be weak in buildings with thick walls or mountainous areas. You may be sitting on your living room couch and using an internet connection from your phone, when suddenly the 3G or 4G signal drops. The construction material of a building, which can be […]