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Internet Service at Sparta

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by kjohnson, Jul 12, 2009.

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  1. kjohnson

    kjohnson Member

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    I am planning to get mobile internet service before the Grand. I would like to know what providers (ie-Sprint, AT&T, Verison, etc.) has good coverage and the ones with poor coverage at Sparta.

    Or maybe someone has a better idea and knowlege of an alternative from the Broadband card. I heard there is a way to receive internet service with a satillite or other device in our motorcoach. I have know idea how that works or were to go to find out how it works.

    I would appreciate all suggestions, advice and experiences.

    Thank you,

    Kathleen
     
  2. Neil Winston

    Neil Winston Well-Known Member

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    My Sprint Broadband connection works fine in the campground, Kathleen. When I switched from Verizon a couple of years ago my coverage changed from here-and-there to almost everywhere, but Verizon is probably better now, as is Sprint.

    Neil
     
  3. WoodsonEnt

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    I have Verizon, and have had it for 2 years. I have used all over the grounds of the WSRC. No problems at all.

    Matt Woodson
     
  4. kjohnson

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    Thank you Neil and Matt. I will check these providers out this week. Have you had bad connections anywere, like Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Flordia?

    Thanks again,

    Kathleen
     
  5. Hauxfan

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    Kathleen, my neighbor here in Iowa has it and says he really likesVerizon. He takes it to Arizona with him in the winters and says it works great.

    Hauxfan!
     
  6. WoodsonEnt

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    Kathleen,

    I have taken my Verizon everywhere. I shoot and vend at trapshoots, so internet connection is very important. I have never had a problem anywhere. I have used it @ Missouri and it works well. I even get service with Verizon @ Central KY Gun Club in Berea, KY. If you get AT&T, it won't work there, but Verizon is so fast it is amazing. They gave me the Air Card for free, and my bill with taxes is $60.07 a month for unlimited service. I am well pleased!

    Matt Woodson - Woodson Enterprises
     
  7. kjohnson

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    Thank you everyone!!!!

    I will go and see the Verizon people Monday.

    See you at Iowa State Shoot!

    Kathleen
     
  8. kjohnson

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    Ouch! That hurt.

    Kathy
     
  9. Barry C. Roach

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    5 by 5 with Verizon. Surf all you want, Moondoggy.
     
  10. BillJ

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    They have free WiFi at the Central Entry Building.
     
  11. t-bar

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    WiFi is up and running through out the camp-grounds, as of today.


    bar
     
  12. BillJ

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    Cool, makes it even better.
     
  13. kjohnson

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    Bill J & Tbar,

    Thank you for your input. I think it is great that they offer WiFi and a lot of other gun clubs. I have taken advantage of it several times.

    Thank you to those Clubs with WiFi!

    However, I like to get my office work done early in the morning before the sun is up. So all that is left to do for the day is shoot:)

    I went with Verison, I will try it out next week at the Iowa State Shoot.

    Thanks again,

    Kathleen
     
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