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Old 04-20-2015, 11:18 PM   #1
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Boosting RV parks Wifi signal , can it be done with plug in booster

Ok where our seasonal spot is we have free Wifi but the signal is weak . Question is can we buy a signal booster and plug it into one of our outlets in the 5th wheel and boost the strength from a couple bars to maybe more . I see boosters on line but will it make signal stronger is question .
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Old 04-20-2015, 11:28 PM   #2
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Hello, I have a Aped Wireless that works well. I just put the one antenna up near the small window in the Fiver.

Amped Wireless TAP-EX High Power Touch Screen Wi-Fi Range Extender

Easy to configure with a touch screen.
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Old 04-20-2015, 11:33 PM   #3
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I have a Netgear booster that just plugs in. It is a bit of a pain to set up, especially if you are moving around. Also, I think their support is lacking.

That said, it does work and has helped us in a number of poor reception situations. It might solve your problem for around $70. You should put it at the end of the RV that is closest to their hot spot.
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Old 04-20-2015, 11:34 PM   #4
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Thanks that's what I thought but wanted to make sure before wasting money
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Old 04-20-2015, 11:44 PM   #5
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I have a friend that was successfully using a booster. After I found the Netgear one, I asked him what he had been using. Same one, so I bought it.

It is a WN1000RP.
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Old 04-21-2015, 01:12 AM   #6
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I use a Jefatech booster on my RV. It has 1/2 mile or 1 mile range outside antenna. I've had good luck the last two months with it in a campground where the wifi is weak.
You can find info at JEFA Tech
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Old 04-21-2015, 12:51 PM   #7
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Which Jefatech

Thanks for the link, which one did you purchase? Was it just a repeater or what?


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I use a Jefatech booster on my RV. It has 1/2 mile or 1 mile range outside antenna. I've had good luck the last two months with it in a campground where the wifi is weak.
You can find info at JEFA Tech
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Do these have a monthly charge after initial cost?

I have Verizon jet pack ... But cost per month

How much data do most of you carry
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Hello, I have a Aped Wireless that works well. I just put the one antenna up near the small window in the Fiver.

Amped Wireless TAP-EX High Power Touch Screen Wi-Fi Range Extender

Easy to configure with a touch screen.
Does this work in campgrounds with hotspot wifi?
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Old 04-21-2015, 02:39 PM   #10
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Yes, I used it at the only KOA I have been in, worked well. Easier to connect all of your own devices to it. Used at Goshen last year and it work fine till the Internet caved in due to usage. I have tried it at home and found lots of unsecured signals and repeated them as well.
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