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Making shore-based cellular work well on a boat.

Tip: See also Cellular (main article), and Wi-Fi on a Boat

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Wireless Gateway devices can be configured to connect CDMA or GSM data networks to Ethernet or Wi-Fi for use on the boat. For connecting greater distances from the shore, amplifiers and in some cases directional antennas will help. However, directional antennas require alignment. A cellular bidirectional amplifier with a hi gain omni antenna can be less trouble. If using an amplifier, please utilize one with device dependent power gain to avoid disturbing the cellular carrier's network. Partial list of Wireless Gateway devices: