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Cellular through glass mounting

Discussion in 'alt.cellular.verizon' started by John B, Feb 8, 2004.

  1. Al Klein

    Al Klein Guest

    On Thu, 12 Feb 2004 06:04:04 GMT, David S
    <dwstreeter@spamisnaughty.att.net> posted in alt.cellular.verizon:

    >On Thu, 12 Feb 2004 03:40:11 GMT, Al Klein <rukbat@pern.org> chose to add
    >this to the great equation of life, the universe, and everything:
    >>On Wed, 11 Feb 2004 06:01:15 GMT, David S
    >><dwstreeter@spamisnaughty.att.net> posted in alt.cellular.verizon:


    >>>But a signal originating on top of a steel box is better than the same
    >>>effective signal strength originating inside the box, even if it does have
    >>>windows.


    >>That's why an external antenna with 0db (none at all) total gain
    >>(antenna gain - cable loss) makes the phone work better.


    >Isn't that what I said?


    I was just commenting that, due to what you said, even the cable loss
    might not cause a problem.



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  2. David S

    David S Guest

    On Fri, 13 Feb 2004 03:07:55 GMT, Al Klein <rukbat@pern.org> chose to add
    this to the great equation of life, the universe, and everything:

    >On Thu, 12 Feb 2004 06:04:04 GMT, David S
    ><dwstreeter@spamisnaughty.att.net> posted in alt.cellular.verizon:
    >
    >>On Thu, 12 Feb 2004 03:40:11 GMT, Al Klein <rukbat@pern.org> chose to add
    >>this to the great equation of life, the universe, and everything:
    >>>On Wed, 11 Feb 2004 06:01:15 GMT, David S
    >>><dwstreeter@spamisnaughty.att.net> posted in alt.cellular.verizon:

    >
    >>>>But a signal originating on top of a steel box is better than the same
    >>>>effective signal strength originating inside the box, even if it does have
    >>>>windows.

    >
    >>>That's why an external antenna with 0db (none at all) total gain
    >>>(antenna gain - cable loss) makes the phone work better.

    >
    >>Isn't that what I said?

    >
    >I was just commenting that, due to what you said, even the cable loss
    >might not cause a problem.


    I was including cable loss and balancing it against antenna gain to come up
    with "the same effective signal strength".

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