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***Announcement: Early next week, we’ll be merging the current Fios and Wireless Communities into the all new Verizon Community! Beginning the evening of Sunday 12/4, both Communities will be placed in read-only mode. You’ll still be able to visit the Communities and browse content, but login will be disabled. On the afternoon of Monday 12/5, all users will be able to log into the new Verizon Community. We expect the new Community to be fully functional the morning of Friday 12/9. Additional details can be found in the Announcements board and under Featured Topics!
EVDO RSSI: runs -95 dBm to -117 dBm

recently obtained a newer "aircard". tradename merlin, model cc760. novatel/qualcomm. packaged as vzw pc770 2-in-1. Mobile Broadband EVDO RSSI at primary location runs -95 dBm to -117 dBm. toggles to NationalAccess 1xRTT often. w/w vzw @ 800.922.0204. they sent pc770 replacement expresscard. received signal strength indicator is same utilized in two different notebooks (hp elitebook 6930p w/o pcmcia adapter / hp nc6400 w/adaptor). previously utilized pc5750 type II pcmcia within nc6400 with no issues. EVDO RSS ran in -80 dBm range. have 2 towers nearby. took hp 6930p on road (alternate location) and EV @ -66 dBm / 1x @ -67 dBm. attempted to improve signal at primary location utilizing 2 different external antennas, no change. w/w vzw again. requested network coverage be verified. vzw tech support advised had an "IP leak". never heard of "IP leak". any suggestions?  

Re: EVDO RSSI: runs -95 dBm to -117 dBm

Anything over -105 dBm is going to be hard to get a grip on.  Read the follwoing article might help.


If you have a 3G aircard or phone, chances are you've experienced the frustration of a weak signal at some point. Wireless carriers have greatly expanded their coverage over the past few years, but there are still many folks that have trouble getting a strong signal, whether it's because of trees, construction, mountains, interference, or simply distance from the tower. Luckily, in many cases you can improve your cellular signal by using an antenna or amplifier!  Read the article below and then give the 3gstore folks a call they can help.