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Old 04-15-2006, 05:26 AM   #1
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Anyone had any experience with these phone antennas: http://www.pcmedixwebs.com/cell-antenna.htm

I was thinking of getting one but not sure if they actually work or not lol
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Old 04-15-2006, 05:36 AM   #2
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they should work. they seem expensive thouh, $9.99 each. try ebay or somewhere as im sure ive seen cheaper
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LMAO expensive 9.99?? I'd try can't hurt only 9.99
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Old 04-15-2006, 10:01 AM   #4
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Just 10 bucks, it's worth it. Antenna amplifier or something that range.
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you can make your own with tin foil

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I used to use one David on my old phone, one work, amazing!

Mine was really good, I could get signals from anywhere, and it was always full, no matter what I did, they are really good.
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They look like they would work.
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Its one of those gadgets that even if it doesn't work you didn't lose anything on it. I mean 9.99 isn't too much for the risk. I'd try it, be cool if it did work. One time me and my friends shaved off the plasitc covering off a 2 mile walkie talkie we put a close line hanger tapped it on there and the distance we could heaer from up to 5 miles away. So I do see how it could work.
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Old 04-15-2006, 02:06 PM   #9
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Yeah I just wondered how they would work, I mean they just like its sticking a bit of metal to the battery!
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ive got good signals on some old nokia phones without antennas. if you just shuv a screwdriver where the antennas meant to be soldered on the motherboard then it generates a signal, and a quite good one aswell. dont know how it works but its cool so im sure its like that for that booster some how...
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What phone do you have David, just wondering.
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no offence but that phone sucks feature wise. 5mb memory lol. im sorry but that is poor
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Im getting the w600i soon 256kb storage woot! Nah I like the razr there nice, but way to many people have them now!
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what company do you use do you get alot of dropped calls when I had at&t they never dropped calls for me.
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Either Cingular or t-Mobile they're are the only 2 that carry it, unless he got it unlocked.
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Old 04-15-2006, 06:25 PM   #17
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Umm, They do work yes but there rubbish, you cant make one with foil, It interfears with your Signal and the satalite, which makes it easy to connect to other phones, just quicker, gives it a little boost
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I saw an auction for about five or six of those for about a dollar on eBay, check on there. Not sure how well they work though...
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no offence but that phone sucks feature wise. 5mb memory lol. im sorry but that is poor
Firstly, I would just like to say I am not having a go, not trying to argue..

My Mum has that phone, and it has 30MB memory, dont know if shes got like a Limited Edition or something..

Secondly, the memory is not amazing on those because of the size, how are they expected to fit loads of things into that, I mean its the size of a credit card when its folded up! I like it because of the size, perfect for people who want a nice, stylish, simple phone...

So David, I think your phone rules!
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i hate to revive these, but i remember a news article... they dont work!
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