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June 29th 03, 04:40 PM
I'm thinking about buying this Sprint PCS panel
antenna:
Model : PC-19013 (10"x10" 11dB Gain 1850-1990 Mhz $59.95
http://www.cellantenna.com/Antennas/yagi.htm

Has anyone tested this specific antenna with Sprint PCS?

For only $60 plus shipping & a run of cable - it looks like the
best deal I have found. I can't get my old 30' antenna to work
at the higher 1600Mhz range with the 4900.
It works GREAT with the old 8500, but not the 4900?

Any thoughts?

THANKS,
Gene




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Larry Clark
June 29th 03, 11:44 PM
It would sure make your phone haevy and difficult to put in your pocket.
Does it come with a leather cover or belt clip?

> wrote in article
>:
> I'm thinking about buying this Sprint PCS panel
> antenna:
> Model : PC-19013 (10"x10" 11dB Gain 1850-1990 Mhz $59.95
> http://www.cellantenna.com/Antennas/yagi.htm
>
> Has anyone tested this specific antenna with Sprint PCS?
>
> For only $60 plus shipping & a run of cable - it looks like the
> best deal I have found. I can't get my old 30' antenna to work
> at the higher 1600Mhz range with the 4900.
> It works GREAT with the old 8500, but not the 4900?
>
> Any thoughts?
>
> THANKS,
> Gene
>
>
>
>
> --
> eMail:
>
>

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JRW
June 30th 03, 04:42 AM
Larry Clark wrote:
> It would sure make your phone haevy and difficult to put in your pocket.
> Does it come with a leather cover or belt clip?
>
> > wrote in article
> >:
>
>>I'm thinking about buying this Sprint PCS panel
>>antenna:
>>Has anyone tested this specific antenna with Sprint PCS?

That's why you have the backpack carry option! <G>

Seriously, the flat panel antennas have pretty good gain, about that
of a eight element Yagi. But as with any high gain antennas, the
beamwidth is going to be narrow and you have to point it right at
the tower. The advantage is that you can mount it on a wall so much
easier. Just don't short yourself on cheap coax cable.

I noticed cellantenna.com uses the dBi reference, kind of misleading
in a sense, as it will read 2 dB greater than an identical antenna
from a different manufacture rated with dBd. 2.15 dB to be exact.

righty tighty
July 1st 03, 04:00 AM
> wrote in message >...
> I'm thinking about buying this Sprint PCS panel
> antenna:
> Model : PC-19013 (10"x10" 11dB Gain 1850-1990 Mhz $59.95
> http://www.cellantenna.com/Antennas/yagi.htm
>
> Has anyone tested this specific antenna with Sprint PCS?
>
> For only $60 plus shipping & a run of cable - it looks like the
> best deal I have found. I can't get my old 30' antenna to work
> at the higher 1600Mhz range with the 4900.
> It works GREAT with the old 8500, but not the 4900?
>
> Any thoughts?
>
> THANKS,
> Gene

And just what the hell you think your gona do with this ant. Are you
trying to set up a passive repeater? What is your terminating ant?
This may work very close to your 2nd source ant, but will drop off
very quickly.

-RT

JRW
July 1st 03, 07:00 PM
righty tighty wrote:
> And just what the hell you think your gona do with this ant. Are you
> trying to set up a passive repeater? What is your terminating ant?
> This may work very close to your 2nd source ant, but will drop off
> very quickly.

My passive repeater antenna array work great for me. Base antenna
located in hallway closet in middle of 3,000 sq. ft. house and antenna
on chimmney fed with 60 feet or so of coax.

JRW
July 1st 03, 07:12 PM
righty tighty wrote:
> And just what the hell you think your gona do with this ant. Are you
> trying to set up a passive repeater? What is your terminating ant?
> This may work very close to your 2nd source ant, but will drop off
> very quickly.

My passive repeater antenna array work great for me. Base antenna
located in hallway closet in middle of 3,000 sq. ft. house and
antenna on chimmney fed with 60 feet or so of coax.

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