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No signal? No problem for Eris Electrical!

We were contacted by Eris Electrical to see what we could do on a property with NO phone signal around any of the buildings. Well normally that's a lost cause - you can't boost zero! 1000 x 0 is still 0!! BUT there was a high spot on the property, where there "might" be a bit of a signal. After a fairly detailed discussion we agreed that the Cel-Fi GO LPDA pack with MARS antenna  would do the job. We got the equipment packed and delivered the following day in Sydney. Over the weekend Eris Electrical mounted an impressive pole,...

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More than $200,000 fine for owning an illegal booster! You are kidding!!

It's true, the fine for running an illegal booster seems ridiculously high. That is, until you think it through.. most of the el cheapo boosters advertised on Ebay and dodgy repeater sites simply "shout" their presence at the mobile phone tower. This can mean the tower "breathes" and may temporarily reduce it's footprint and coverage. So for someone on the fringe of that tower they may suddenly find themselves with no signal or a very high level of interference from the illegal unit. Now if they need to make a 000 call we could see lives in jeopardy. So suddenly...

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What the ACMA has to say about illegal mobile phone boosters and repeaters

Whilst we write frequently about the legalities of operating an illegal booster or repeater it's worth checking the facts. Here from the horses mouth so to speak: https://www.acma.gov.au/theACMA/mobile-phone-repeaters-information-for-consumers

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Don't be fooled by bogus legality claims when buying a Mobile Phone Booster

We're proud to present the Cel-Fi by Nextivity range of mobile phone boosters. Not only do they work extremely well, they are the ONLY mobile phone repeaters (aka boosters) that are legal to own and use in Australia. If it's not made by Nextivity, it is ILLEGAL to own or use in Australia. Period. There are a LOT of SHONKY suppliers out there, supplying Chinese and other junk claiming "legal for use in Australia". This is simply a lie to convince you to part with hard earned dollars for junk, that at best don't work, or leads to a hefty...

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I can get a much cheaper antenna with much higher gain on the net.

Long range, super high gain, compact yagi antenna. It's easy to advertise, but read on to find the facts..

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