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Posted: 5/28/2003 9:36:17 AM EDT
I need range, not small, no games, no pics, no computer hook up, just range, which one has range, or are they all the same ????
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 10:46:02 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/28/2003 10:53:36 AM EDT by Kar98]
My cellphone has a range of at least 5,200 miles, as tested by calling my mother in Germany just this morning :-) Seriously though, they all range between 30 to 50 clicks line of sight (in analog mode). The best range was achieved by the old bagphones, but I don't think you can activate those old analog only phones anymore. So any tri-mode (CDMA/TDMA/Analog) phone would fulfill your needs. Check www.phonescoop.com for details.
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 10:48:39 AM EDT
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 10:53:19 AM EDT
cell phone range? hmmmmmmmm, sounds interesting, i'd sure pay to shoot those annoying little bastards
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 10:58:37 AM EDT
I have a Nextel, Motorola i1000 plus. Service is great at least around here - Almost uninterrupted all up and down the Left Coast and east to Tucson, AZ. I rarely experience outages in urban and suburban areas as I have with others.
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 11:18:02 AM EDT
If range is an issue, you don't need a cell phone. You need a [i]satellite[/i] phone. Pretty much, if you can see the sky, you can make a call.
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 11:34:16 AM EDT
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 1:33:14 PM EDT
Do you need "coverage" or "range" ? Having a phone with a ten mile range is great, but if there's not a compatible tower in your area you're screwed. Generally in the US, you'll have better overall coverage with a TDMA based phone rather than an CDMA. A good multimode phone will have an analog option as well, but only as a secondary feature. As an earlier poster said, nothing beats the old analog phones for range.
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 1:55:49 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/28/2003 2:05:54 PM EDT by WILSON]
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