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    • tikiwagon
    • By tikiwagon 16th May 18, 5:10 PM
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    Landline signal booster
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    • 16th May 18, 5:10 PM
    Landline signal booster 16th May 18 at 5:10 PM
    Hi i have a normal digital landline in our house and also a second unit in the garage at the bottom of the garden, Phone signal is crap(not surprised mind you) What is available to get a better signal down to this second line
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    • Browntoa
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    Nothing I'm aware of
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    • Neil Jones
    • By Neil Jones 16th May 18, 7:38 PM
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    • 16th May 18, 7:38 PM
    First of all its not a second line at all, its a different handset there is a difference

    Move the base unit both as high, close and as in direct line of sight to the garage as possible, would be the best advice here.

    Cordless phones have a typical range of 300m in ideal outdoor conditions and 50m indoors. The only other real alternative is to run a telephone extension cable and socket down to the garage, something like this:
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Extension-Outdoor-External-Telephone-Broadband-Black/dp/B00R2OX76Q

    But bear in mind the cordless phone won't use it as the base will still be in the house. You'd have to have a corded phone (or a second receiver base).
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