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Top 6 reasons why Apple iPhone X and Samsung Galaxy S9 drop calls

Top 6 reasons why Apple iPhone X and Samsung Galaxy S9 drop calls

You would think the only reason smartphone calls are dropped is because you are too far from the cell tower and there is no cell signal. Wrong, there are many reasons cell phones, including the expensive iPhone X and Galaxy S9 will drop calls.The experts at Powerful Signal (www.PowerfulSignal.com) have spent the time to explain these reasons. It is interesting to know that some of the reasons for dropped calls can be easily corrected in:Your homeYour vehicleYour officeRead the complete article a […]

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weBoost Connect 4G (470103) vs. weBoost Connect 4G-X (471104)

weBoost Connect 4G (470103) vs. weBoost Connect 4G-X (471104)

Wilson Electronics is the leader in consumer home cell signal boosters and has been able to create an entire line of products to help improve cellular reception in homes. Sometimes, if you are not familiar with the technology, it is difficult to know and understand the differences between the different 4G signal booster kits available.Powerful Signal has spent the time to explain the difference between two of the most popular weBoost cell signal booster kits manufactured by Wilson Electronics; t […]

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Install Cell Phone Signal Booster in a Home

Install Cell Phone Signal Booster in a Home

Sometimes things seem harder than they really are. It just takes a bit of explaining and some examples to lend clarity to the process. There are four basic components in a home cell phone signal booster and, most of the time, these components are relatively simple to install. Powerful Signal, the company behind WilsonProWay.com, has added “How do I install a cell signal booster in my home?” to their Knowledge Base on PowerfulSignal.com. This helpful article will give you a brief, […]

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“Fast, cheap, or right—pick two.”

“Fast, cheap, or right—pick two.”

Before we get started: This article is about large, commercial cell signal amplifier systems; it’s not about weBoost’s excellent consumer kits for homes, or even the one-antenna WilsonPro 70 systems. We’re going to be discussing installations of WilsonPro cellular passive DAS solutions in large buildings, with multiple floors, tens of thousands of square feet of signal coverage, and four or more inside broadcast antennas. Read the rest of this post on the Power […]

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What's the difference between an LPDA antenna and a Yagi antenna?

What's the difference between an LPDA antenna and a Yagi antenna?

This blog entry is going to get a little technical, so let's nerd up and examine how a directional cellular building antenna works:First, a little reviewLet's recall the four parts of a cell phone signal booster system: The booster, which amplifies cell signal. An outdoor antenna (also known as a donor antenna) that sends and receives signal from a cell tower. One or more indoor antennas (also called broadcast antennas) that send and receive signal from a phone or other cellular […]

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How can I get the best possible signal from my vehicle cell phone booster?

How can I get the best possible signal from my vehicle cell phone booster?

Wilson Electronics has been manufacturing vehicle cell phone signal boosters for many years, but recent developments have made their vehicle cellular amplifiers even more practical, as well as improved the booster's end performance.In addition to the new technologies in the weBoost Drive line of boosters, there are three critical factors at play here: Widespread implementation of Bluetooth vehicle technology. Cell phone mounting options in vehicles. Interior cell signal booster antenna placeme […]

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The Complete Guide to Home Cell Signal Boosters

The Complete Guide to Home Cell Signal Boosters

Powerful Signal answers all your questions about home cell phone signal boosters and how to choose the right cellular amplifier system for your needs. This complete guide covers: Do I need a home cell phone signal booster? What will a home cell phone booster do for me? How does a cell phone booster work? Will a cell phone signal booster work in my home? Should I buy a 4G or a 3G signal booster system? What kinds of home cell signal boosters are availa […]

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Directional or Omnidirectional: Which Antenna Is Best?

Directional or Omnidirectional: Which Antenna Is Best?

A directional antenna (left) and an omnidirectional antenna (right). A cell phone signal booster system includes an amplifier, an outside antenna, and one or more inside antennas. The outside antenna—called the donor antenna—is usually placed on the roof of your building, and communicates with the cell tower. Like most people, you’re probably not an RF engineer, so it may be difficult to decide which type of antenna is best for your cell signal booster system: Direct […]

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How Do I Configure a Sprint Phone to Work with a ProWay Cellular Amplifier System?

How Do I Configure a Sprint Phone to Work with a ProWay Cellular Amplifier System?

Sprint's 4G cellular data network—Sprint LTE Plus, formerly known as "Spark"—operates in a frequency range that is not amplified by ProWay systems. To receive amplified signal from a ProWay system on your Sprint smartphone, you must Sprint LTE Plus on your cellular phone or device and switch to "3G only" mode. Here's how:Disabling Sprint LTE Plus on an iPhone Tap the Settings (gear) icon. Tap the Cellular (green cell tower) menu item. Tap Cellular Data Options. Tap the green slid […]

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How Do I Measure My Actual Cell Phone Signal Strength?

How Do I Measure My Actual Cell Phone Signal Strength?

What do the signal bars mean? Signal bars on a cell phone are usually not an accurate measurement of cell phone signal strength. Bars are like a gas gauge: They tell you the general range but not the actual amount of signal you’re receiving. Two different brands of cell phones, using the same carrier, placed next to each other, might show different numbers of bars. Some carriers brag that they have “more bars” in more locations than their competito […]

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