The Waveform Blog

iPhone Field Test gives Frequency Usage

Update 5th March 2011: Field Test Mode was disabled with iPhone software version 4.0, but Apple enabled it again for version 4.3 Users of the iPhone have discovered that the phone has a very comprehensive “Field Test” mode that allows users to find out a range of information about the phone’s connection to the network. [...]

Faraday cages

Last month I mentioned how building materials can block cell signal by acting as a Faraday cage. The Faraday cage phenomenon is a pretty interesting one and I thought it deserved a bit more attention. A Faraday shield consists of a wire mesh which blocks external electric charges from entering the cage. The video below, [...]

zBoost zPersonal – RepeaterStore to carry WiEx’s latest product

RepeaterStore is proud to announce that it will be carrying the zBoost zPersonal cell phone repeater. Launched yesterday by Wi-Ex, the zBoost zPersonal will be compatible with both the 800MHz and 1900MHz frequency bands. We are very excited about this latest development from WiEx. The zPersonal is unique on several levels. The vision behind the [...]

800MHz vs. 1900 MHz: When do you need dual band?

An earlier post here discussed the upcoming database which will allow all our customers to determine what frequency repeater they need, instantaneously and free of charge. That database is nearly completed and due for release soon. In the meantime I thought I’d deal with a related question. Cellular signals in the US are broadcast on [...]

Causes of bad cell signal (and can a repeater help?)

The majority of our customers visit RepeaterStore looking for a solution to their own, very specialized, cell signal problems. A common situation is a home or office with few or no signal bars and frequently dropped calls. Whether or not a repeater can help in this situation depends on the cause of the problem – [...]

RepeaterStore.com’s new blog goes live

Welcome to RepeaterStore.com’s new weblog! Brought to you by RepeaterStore’s Triona, it replaces the old ‘news’ section of the website. Updates will focus not only on improvements to the site, changes to our product range, and press releases but will also include comment and analysis of developments in the cellular repeater industry. We hope to [...]

RepeaterStore.com is launched

Our website has officially been launched and is operational. We provide information and insight into cellular repeaters and the repeater industry and sell a range of cellular repeaters and related products. Our website sells a variety of repeater products for home/small office use and we are in the process of adding in-vehicle repeaters, direct connect [...]