Boost [ANY] LTE/WiMAX Connection

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Intro: Boost [ANY] LTE/WiMAX Connection

This increased coverage and connectivity to your ISP.

Unscrew and open your WiMAX modem

Make a small hole in the rear panel for RP-SMA connector

See instructional video here

Products for external antenna project for WiMAX modem:
2.5-2.7GHz 18 dBi WiMAX Outdoor Directional Panel Antenna

U.FL Mini PCI to RP-SMA Pigtail Antenna WiFi Cable

TRENDnet Low Loss Reverse SMA Female to N-Type Male Weatherproof Connector Cable

Step 1: Connect External Antenna

Connect cable to your external antenna

Secure end with waterproof tape

Step 2: Connect to Modem

Connect the other end of the connector to RP-SMA port

Step 3: Find Right Spot

Find the location that gives the best signal

Mount external antenna in that spot

Step 4: Very Simple, Very Easy

Here's a simple YouTube video which shows you the steps

Actual video on how to get it done

*Disclaimer:

Make certain you know what frequencies your service provider is broadcasting on when choosing an antenna.

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    RecarroJameswold630

    Reply 2 years ago

    No it wasn't... The most difficult part was actually mounting the antenna. I had to climb a tree with dead branches. Once you have the right devices it's very easy to do.