cdma phone antenna

Submitted: Friday, Jul 29, 2005 at 18:22
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hi all just received my nokia 6225 cdma phone with my car kit ready to go into my landcruiser,need some advise on wich antenna to use will be a bonnet mount job havent got a bull bar yet, thinking laser 7dbi antenna modle number 731at this stage, can anyone suggest any thing else to use or some feed back on what other people use thanks stan
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Reply By: Pluto - Friday, Jul 29, 2005 at 18:32

Friday, Jul 29, 2005 at 18:32
Have a look at the Mobile One plug'n'Play CDMA antennas. When I replaced my original antenna because of damage to the spring base, I was amazed at the difference in signal strength and clarity it made.

Mobile One

Unfortunately the CDMA PnP antennas don't show on their web site yet.
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Follow Up By: Member - Phil [Sunshine Coast] - Friday, Jul 29, 2005 at 20:39

Friday, Jul 29, 2005 at 20:39
Hey Pluto,
I,ve got the same ph. but as yet no car it, do they really make a big diff.? if so, wot is the one u are useing?? thanks f that. cya.
Phil..
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Follow Up By: Pluto - Saturday, Jul 30, 2005 at 08:01

Saturday, Jul 30, 2005 at 08:01
Example: Despite living in the 'burbs, I live in a radio shadow. So, when parked in the driveway, I was getting a signal strength of one bar (out of four), at best. The PnP antenna gives me two bars minimum in the same position. Voice clarity is much better too.

The model No is CN822S. I think it's the only CDMA PnP model available at the moment.
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Reply By: stans truck - Friday, Jul 29, 2005 at 18:49

Friday, Jul 29, 2005 at 18:49
thanks pluto will have a look
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Reply By: Sand Man (SA) - Saturday, Jul 30, 2005 at 08:46

Saturday, Jul 30, 2005 at 08:46
stans,

I use a Laser HI-GAIN CDMA Antenna - UC9SF - 800 - 259
Item Code 509.

This was the Antenna recommended to me by an experienced retailer/installer and works well.

Now, having said that, I usually only use part of it. As mine is mounted on the roof (best possible location) I have a flexible stubby aerial of about 5" length. Loss of signal strength around the City is not noticable and it doesn't foul up in trees, underground car parks, etc. When I go bush, I replace the stubby aerial with the origional metre long jobbie if necessary, but attached to the same base.

Gives me excellent reception for both a CDMA or GSM phone, either of which fits in the same cradle.
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Reply By: stans truck - Saturday, Jul 30, 2005 at 12:52

Saturday, Jul 30, 2005 at 12:52
thaks all for your input regards stan.
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Reply By: stans truck - Thursday, Aug 04, 2005 at 15:12

Thursday, Aug 04, 2005 at 15:12
well guys had my car kit installed today by mobiletek in adelaide and verry impresed with there work ,verry good job indeed and would recomend them if you live in adelaide using a lazer antenna on the bonnet 7db and works great around town even in centre of adelaide between tall buildings i supose it should but the real test will be down on the murry river where i go water skying where i have to drive up a hill so i can make a call we will see thanks all , all regards STAN.
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