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External Antennas for HUAWEI B525 modem

TheovdB

Hi Crowd,

Recently switched to Optus Wireless Broadband with the HUAWEI B525 modem. I live in a remote area and only have marginal reception, like maybe 1 or 2 bars. The B525 has 2 external SMAF antenna ports, which may improve reception.

Documentation suggests to only use carier i.e. Optus recommended antennas.

( I live in a valley in a forest about 4 to 5 km from the Optus tower ).

So what is the Optus recommended antenna for my situation ?

Regards,

Theo

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Re: External Antennas for HUAWEI B525 modem

Paddylee

Optus do not provide any list of antennas.

Its not a 1 size fits all approach and you would need areas that suited your requirements along with terrain, frequencies of the service and other conditions.

 

Numerous companies that specialise in antennas, including a few that do site surveys to find the bestr solution for you.

These of course have no affiliation to Optus.

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Re: External Antennas for HUAWEI B525 modem

TheovdB

OK, thank you.

 

I will see if I can get someone out here to do a site survey. There are also some antenna companies, which allow you to borrow/rent one of their antennas to check it out.

Re: External Antennas for HUAWEI B525 modem

Eric008

I'm using this outdoor antenna for Huawei B525, it works great for me, you may have a try: https://www.4gltemall.com/4g-lte-outdoor-antenna-2-x-sma-connectors.html

Re: External Antennas for HUAWEI B525 modem

Lem

Take a look at antennas offered by onwireless.com.au
For the Huawei B525 or any modem with SMA connectors

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