Rose needs help boosting her signal before she'll trust me. The first thing I need to do is find some signal repeater schematics that were last seen on a Responder's corpse near Seneca Rocks

Signal Strength is a quest in Fallout 76.


In order to follow Hank Madigan's trail, the dwellers need to reach the top of the Top of the World. Problem is, a raider named Rose is unwilling to let them access the uplink chamber, unless they repair the radio station for "her."

Quick walkthroughEdit

Detailed walkthroughEdit

  • The player cannot access the top level unless they repair the signal. No problem, although it does require a bit of legwork. First, the player needs to head over to the Seneca Rocks Visitor Center and search the bodies there for Signal repeater notes and a signal repeater schematic. Look for Major Darion Jones, in military fatigues.
  • Then it's a matter of collecting the pieces: An RCX01-A39 duplexer at the 98 NAR Regional wreckage and an SMU-97 transponder at the Horizon's Rest.
    • The transponder is located up on the cliffs, inside the derelict airliner's pilot's cabin, on the wall.
    • The duplexer is in the overturned red NAR wagon just next to the State route at the crash.
  • Combine the two at any tinker's workbench to create a signal booster.
  • With it in hand, the player has to head to the National Isolated Radio Array and mount it in the auxiliary dish to the northeast. Problem is, doing so spawns a horde of robots by the chainlink fence to the west, just beyond which lies the hut where the player has to redirect the power, on the terminal.
  • After wiping the robots out, the player simply has to reroute the power and return to Rose at the Top of the World. She will let them up and allow them to "meet" Hank Madigan. Looks like she needs a couple more favors to really open up and allow the player to get what they need.

Quest stagesEdit

StageStatusDescriptionLog Entry
? Tune into Top of the World Radio SignalI picked up a weak radio signal as I approached the mountains. I should tune in to see if there's any information I can get from it, and more importantly, if I can figure out the source of the broadcast.
? Go to the Top of the WorldThe weak radio signal I discovered when approaching the mountains seems to be broadcast from someone named Rose at the Top of the World. I should check it out.
? Find the Signal Repeater SchematicRose needs help boosting her signal before she'll trust me. The first thing I need to do is find some signal repeater schematics that were last seen on a Responder's corpse near Seneca Rocks.
? Search for an SMU-97 TransponderI found the signal repeater schematic. According to notes left by the Responders, I also need to find specialized radio parts to construct it: a special duplexer from a radio console that was lost in a train crash, and a transponder from a crashed airplane.
? Search for an RCX01-A39 Duplexer
? Construct the Signal Repeater at Any Tinker's WorkbenchI found all the parts I need to build the signal repeater, I just need to find someplace where I can build it, following the schematics I have.
? Go to the National Isolated Radio ArrayNow that I've built the signal repeater, I need to go to the Radio Array and see it I can figure out where to install it.
? Install the Signal RepeaterI found the National Isolated Radio Array that Rose was talking about. I need to install the repeater, then I can turn it on.
? Divert Power to the RepeaterI've installed the signal repeater at the base of the signal dish. I will need to use a terminal to divert power to it in order to make it work.
?Icon checkReturn to Speak with RoseI've installed the signal repeater for Rose and diverted power to it. Her broadcast is now coming in loud and clear. She wants me to see her at the Top of the World.

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