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i am a family physician who was diagnosed with
early mild cognitive impairment(mci) amnestic type on december 21, 2010
this is a precursor to alzheimers disease
because of this diagnosis i have opted to stop practicing medicine
this blog will be about my journey with this disease
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Thursday, September 15, 2016

country n news-boost the web


about 3 years ago i wrote this blog
click on the link here
on how to get an improved cell signal here at the county n

my two brothers were here
one had sprint
one had att
we had verizon

so we walked around the house and the property
comparing our signals
the final analysis was that
none of us got good reception

the problem of living in a bowl with towers too far away
we added this web booster device that worked for awhile
then it just seemed to not work well anymore

since that time i have learned a lot
i learned to find where the tower was for our service company
which it seems works best for this area
i located it two ways
going on the internet after googling
cell phone towers for verizon
i drove my car around with my cell phone
watching my bar graph
when it hit five bars and lte mode
i knew i was sitting next to our tower

i drove home
got on our upper deck
raised my phone as high as i could
moved it around until i located the strongest signal
a 4 bar signal

we had gotten down to a 2 bar in the living room
a no bar in the kitchen and a back bed room
a no bar on the stairs

now we have three choices for internet service
a dish satellite
a satellite company like hughesnet or wildblue etc
a verizon card
we settled on the card thats called a jetpack
Image result for verizon jetpack 4g
so here we sat with areas of no service in the house
an internet connection that comes and goes
i researched the internet again
i wandered back to the same company we had used before
researched which one i needed
here is the link

i called the friendly real english speaking person who was
quite helpful
i ordered it
weBoost 470101 Home 4G
you can buy it at stores like walmart and best buy
i personally liked dealing with a real person who knew
what they were talking about

i hooked it up
Image result for web booster antenna
the outside antenna thingy looked to me like
a madonna bra thing she use to wear
you point it towards the tower thats yours
clamp it on the side of the roof
run the cable to the inside of the house to a booster
you got it
boosts the signal throughout the house
as i sit her writing this
my verizon card shows 5 bars
my cell phone shows 4 bars

now our neighbor has one also
he doesnt have as good a direct view of the tower as i do
our two story house and trees block the view for him

for us it has solved our cell phone reception issue
and our internet issue
i sure enjoy it though when we visit someone
hook up to their internet
watch things move much faster on our computers

that is the sacrifice we made
in living in this

the country n

the organicgreen doctor

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