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Posted: 7/1/2003 1:07:43 PM EDT
Hello all, I've been lurking this forum for a couple of weeks now and have noticed that some of you go to Charlie Elliot range. My present cell phone service does not get a signal out there. Was wondering if anyone's does and if so what provider do you use.
Reason of course is to sneek off from work to shoot a few rounds.

Dirt: Hello
customer: I require your services
range: KABOOM
customer: What was that?
Dirt: What was what?
customer: sounded like an explosion
Dirt: I didn't hear anything
range: KABOOM, KABOOM, BLAM
customer: There it was again!
Dirt: What?
customer: That sound! Are you deaf?
Dirt: Must be on your end.
Dirt: I don't hear a thing.
customer: Nevermind, just come as soon as you can!!

TIA


Link Posted: 7/1/2003 1:13:33 PM EDT
SprintPCS, to my knowledge, doesn't get a reception out there.

Skytel pagers don't either.
Link Posted: 7/1/2003 1:28:29 PM EDT
Welcome Dirtalert!! Glad you chimed in, you sure picked a lively day to introduce yourself. Don't let them scare you too much.

Back to the topic. Nextel is sorta out there. I can get a so-so connection in the parking lot, have not tried at the benches. Join us next shoot, we are getting together for a Gun show next(?) week.


ByteTheBullet (-:
Link Posted: 7/1/2003 1:38:53 PM EDT
Thanks reject and ByteTheBullet. I'm on T-mobile. It is not good there either. My pager is verizon and I think it worked there but can't remember. Just a big pain to leave there after setting up just to get back to phone. I'm on call all the time. Stolen moments are all I get!
Link Posted: 7/1/2003 1:41:03 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Dirtalert:
I'm on call all the time. Stolen moments are all I get!


I feel your pain.

me = slave to the pager
Link Posted: 7/1/2003 1:43:03 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Dirtalert:
Stolen moments are all I get!



Ahhh, the sweetest kind.


ByteTheBullet (-:
Link Posted: 7/1/2003 1:59:47 PM EDT
Yeah it would be my fluck to get pages out there with no way to answer them!
Link Posted: 7/1/2003 2:10:55 PM EDT
My Nextel is one of the radio/phone/pager kind. Talk about wearing a leash. Poor coverage is a know problem which can sometimes be nice.

On-call sucks.


ByteTheBullet (-:
Link Posted: 7/1/2003 6:04:09 PM EDT
I'm good to go on my southern linc, not the best but have ok service there.
Link Posted: 7/2/2003 3:13:17 AM EDT
Hey, Dirtalert. Welcome to the insane asylum.

I'm on Cingular and the service is okay. Depends really on cloud cover I've noticed. On a real cloudy day you might have to walk around the parking lot to get a decent connection. If you come out to play and get paged, I'm sure one of us will have a phone with service.
Link Posted: 7/3/2003 5:55:41 AM EDT
Thanks everyone for the replies and warm welcome. Guess I'll switch to one of the mentioned carriers. So so service is better than none.

Have a good, safe 4th!
Link Posted: 7/6/2003 4:10:14 PM EDT
I get cell phone usage there. I have Cingular. It works fine there.
Link Posted: 7/10/2003 10:32:04 AM EDT
My Sprint phone was also working. In the very lower limit, though, almost no signal.
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