extending cordless phone range

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extending cordless phone range

Post by abu » Mon Oct 10, 2005 7:35 pm

Is it possible to extend the range of a cordless phone. i dont mind modifying the base unit or the handset. I know your not supposed to do it (FCC) but I am looking at third world village use.<p>Abu

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Re: extending cordless phone range

Post by jwax » Tue Oct 11, 2005 3:53 am

Easiest is to extend the base units antenna- rooftop?

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Re: extending cordless phone range

Post by jimandy » Tue Oct 11, 2005 2:45 pm

I like jwax's solution. Would like to do the same so I hope someone will give us some detail on antenna design and matching up to existing base station antenna. Would probably be different designs depending on the phone's freq: i.e. 900, 2.5 mghz, etc.
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Re: extending cordless phone range

Post by Newz2000 » Tue Oct 11, 2005 3:37 pm

Use "Line of sight" to your advantage. Elevate the base unit and you should be able to go further.<p>The Proxim quickbridge 2.4 GHz wifi network bridge has a range of 6 miles (10km) if you have line of sight.<p>Location is everything.

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