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Old 01-17-2011, 06:22 PM   #1
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Camplink WIFI

After using Camplink WIFI for the past three days I must say I will not use it again unless absolutely necessary.

They have it installed here at Alligator Park in South Florida. When I first signed on for three days usage at $10 additional above the camp fee it seemed quite fast. This quickly changed however with many pages hanging and the system apparently having any number of ways to throttle back a persons usage when it appears you might actually use the system beyond looking at a couple of on line newspapers.

Next time I will save my money and head off to the local library or a McDonald's.
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Next time I will save my money and head off to the local library or a McDonald's.
Verizon has a special going on a MiFi for $35.00 per month.
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I notice that at a lot of RV parks the speed is fine until the evening when everybody gets online. Then it slows down a lot. Early the next morning everything is back up to speed.
When it's free I don't complain. However at $10 you'd expect something a little better.
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I was just going to say would a cell phone "air card" work? They have been getting more reasonable.
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Had a MIFI.... not impressed

I had a MIFI and the speed was not impressive. Unliess you are very close to a cell tower your speed will suffer. Probably better than some of the camp grounds but not sure it is worth the cost.

I took my MIFI back and got my money back since they had a guarantee.

They have more robust antennaes available but not for the MIFI, at least at the time I had mine.

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May I ask which model MiFi did you have?
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I had a MIFI and the speed was not impressive. Unliess you are very close to a cell tower your speed will suffer. Probably better than some of the camp grounds but not sure it is worth the cost.

I took my MIFI back and got my money back since they had a guarantee.

They have more robust antennaes available but not for the MIFI, at least at the time I had mine.

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The MiFi can use any of the antennas with a passive connection. This is a small pad that is velcroed to the MiFi. We use a Verizon AirCard and have consistently good speed.

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