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Old 01-06-2022, 09:31 PM   #1
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what can i do to pulled the internet signal into my rv?
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https://www.google.com/search?q=inte...earch=irv2.com

Here is a small start for your research.
Use the little green box above where it says powered by Google.

You will find days of reading on the subject. I use some "Nano" products with directional antennas that work very well but are a bit techy to use.
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Buy a hotspot that goes with your cell phone plan.
I get 30G of data per month for $20.
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what can i do to pulled the internet signal into my rv?
This will bring a strong signal to your RV. Nothing can fix the campground internet if it is bad: https://www.outsideourbubble.com/bui...for-under-100/
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Campground wifi; in all the years that we have camped with with wifi. Only once have we had good campground wifi. Now I have been to a few CG's with ethernet connections. We almost alway use the cell phone data 3g, 4g, LTE. But many times we've been to a CG's that there is no cell service and we find ourself near the CG office trying to get wifi, or no service at all.

So if wifi is important look into a router, mobile hotspot sim cards, a wifi booster, extender, or repeater for the CG service.

Search the form for the solutions it a well talked about subject.
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This will bring a strong signal to your RV. Nothing can fix the campground internet if it is bad: https://www.outsideourbubble.com/bui...for-under-100/
These are outstanding devices and I have bought four over the years. They are not for the faint of heart though and can be frustratingly difficult. I will search the long post on their setup by a very informed guy.

Be prepared for a little hair pulling for sure.

https://www.irv2.com/forums/f115/my-...es-515316.html
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This will bring a strong signal to your RV. Nothing can fix the campground internet if it is bad: https://www.outsideourbubble.com/bui...for-under-100/
That device is excellent and cheap but it is only as good as the wifi signal you connect to. Most campground wifi is pathetically slow and grossly inadequate, which is why most RVers are using cellular data plans instead.
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For park WiFi, you can get boosters, but that will not increase the band width of the parks host system. You can get hot spots for Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, etc, but these will only work as long as you have a decent cell signal. You can get cell boosters to help the signal for weak signal areas, but we always manage to find an area that has poor to no cell service.

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I have never found a RV campground with internet that works.
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When talking about RV park provided WIFI, it is IMPORTANT not to confuse bandwidth with signal strength.


Weak signal strength is when you can't get a good connection while in your RV, but you can outside your RV or if you are closer to the WIFI accesspoint often at the office building.


Low Bandwidth is when no matter where you are in the RV park your internet connection is slow, sometimes glacially slow.


You can somewhat fix weak signal with a repeater / booster system, you can't do anything to fix low bandwidth as the problem is too many people trying to use a limited resource, though time shifting your activities may help, ie use the internet at 3 am.


Of course many RV parks suffer from both of these problems
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If you Google the terms "Technology Enabled Nomads" or "Mobile Internet Resource Center" (Chris Dunphy and Cherie Ve Ard), their websites will walk you through all the different options for you regarding internet and also cellular.


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I知 fortunate I guess. I知 retired so have no urgent need to stay in touch with people via the Internet when I知 camping. I boondock and I find it refreshing to not have service from time to time. It takes me back to when I was a kid and a vacation was just that. We vacated for two weeks every year and caught up when he got back home.
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I have never found a RV campground with internet that works.
You need to get out more often.

In 2019 I traveled to over 40 campgrounds in several states & Canada. My campground WiFi speeds really surprised me.
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I知 fortunate I guess. I知 retired so have no urgent need to stay in touch with people via the Internet when I知 camping. I boondock and I find it refreshing to not have service from time to time. It takes me back to when I was a kid and a vacation was just that. We vacated for two weeks every year and caught up when he got back home.
We are the same. But its nice to have web access once a day to update news, emails and check a few chats. When we get in nowhere land. We been known to drive a few miles to get access every few days.
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