Welcome to the Moose Stop, Our Log Cabin in Medicine Bow National Forest, West of Laramie, Wyoming
Ok, just because we have a cabin out in the woods, doesn't mean we have to live like barbarians. Luckily for us, there is a local telecomm based in Cheyenne (Millhouse Electric) which has a tower near our property. We are able to get Internet access via their tower using an antenna attached to our cabin.
There is no cellular coverage in our area. We can make a call with no bars from a location about 4 miles away, but the connections are sketchy at best. To get a useable signal, we need to drive about 9 miles back towards Albany. Luckily for us, with internet access, we can also use a device from Verizon called a Network Extender. This device once hooked up to an Internet connection provides local cell service. After a few tries, I finally got it to work. It seems that the network extender doesn't work well with the Netgear router I originally brought to the cabin. I bought a Belkin DB600 router. Once I configured the router and hooked the network extender up to it, I got 4 blue lights (a good sign) and cell coverage inside of the cabin.
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