Hirlpoo West

Notes (technical and not so technical) from the Microsoft Field.

July, 2004

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    Repeater update

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    Oh yeah, I’m taking the plunge on a repeater. I ordered a Digital Antenna DA4000SBR dual-band repeater from Concord Marine Electronics . Turns out these things are popular on yachts (get a directional antenna and point it at shore and extend coverage...
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    Verizon i600 Update Available

    Via Smartphone thoughts , the WM2003 upgrade is now available for the SCH-i600 (get it from here – I’ve heard the site is pretty slow). Let me tell you first hand if you have this phone you need this upgrade. Truth be told, I’ve been...
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    PCS Repeaters

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    Has anyone looked into installing a cellular repeater before? Either in your house or building? I'm interested in what the experience was like and if there are amplifiers I should stay away from as there seems to be a huge void between the low end units...
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    Hardcore longhorn fan in the house

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    Dang, I wonder how many people are going to mistake Mike for a U of TX fan. http://open-node.net/archive/2004/07/06/490.aspx
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    I'm slowly coming back

    We are finally getting settled in the new house, the only frustrating thing is a major lack of internet access, which should be solved this afternoon. Turns out I'm too far from the CO for DSL, so I'm stuck supporting the local cable company. I realize...
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