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We sometimes have issues with park WiFi signals being low while in our rig. I was wondering what others to to improve this. I see there are may plug in units as well as roof installed. What is most popular and works well.

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Most CG WiFi is not secure and over loaded usage for us. We use Verizon or T Mobile WiFi which has limited range and is password protected.


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Do you have signal a strength issue or lack of band width at the park issue? Nine times out of ten times…or more…it’s a bandwidth issue. Can’t fix bandwidth.


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For years I used a directional USB antenna/amplifier and it worked great. Then it didn’t because too many people were on the CG WiFi. I switched to cell service and use that over 90% of the time.

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We always travel with both ATT and Verizon hotspots.


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Hi,

Everyone in the campground shares a rather narrow pipe. You can boost the signal--but the speed may remain quite dismal. Maybe email will work.

Back in the day, I used an Alpha Pro with a 40 db gain antenna. It would allow me to connect up to about 1/2 mile from a good source--so I'd use McDonald's and the like.

I do not recommend getting such a device. Cell phones are far better wobbly wide web suppliers.

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https://www.amazon.com/Alfa-Range-Repeater-Tube-AOA-2409-TF-Ant/dp/B07JBBCDD2


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I have wingard LGE modem/router, and it does a wonderful job for me. It has an AT&T SIM Card. I also have an AT&T personal cell phone and Verizon work phone. Since I'm working from home, multiple internet sources are absolutely required.

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Thank you everyone. I have some good ideas now. As I am not too worried about security as we just use the WiFi for streaming and other minor stuff like that for the amount of time we are on the road in the RV I am not sure a "service" would be worth the extra cash. Thanks again.
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Do you have a link to that model? Thanks.

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