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DoctorCueNC 03-17-2019 09:50 AM

No signal in trailer
 
Anyone who uses an enclosed trailer for comps find difficulty in getting Bluetooth or cell signal when youíre inside? Last time I did a practice contest I noticed my Bluetooth thermometer would disconnect the second my door was closed and I would also lose all but the littlest cell signal. Just curious if anyone had a workaround for that or if itís something Iíll just have to deal with. Thanks!

Slamdunkpro 03-17-2019 11:56 AM

Aluminum Box trailers are giant Faraday Cages Leave a door or window open or put some kind of antenna outside.

DoctorCueNC 03-17-2019 01:11 PM

Thanks, that’s what I was assuming especially when hooked up to electricity with the wires run around the trailer but wasn’t 100% sure.

InThePitBBQ 03-17-2019 02:12 PM

I leave my cell propped up on the window sill in mine, you can be parked near a tower and it will lose voice and data connections when it's closed up with the heat or air running.


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