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Date: 13 Jan 2010 11:07:34 -0500 From: kludge@panix.com (Scott Dorsey) To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Re: MagicJack for Cellular phone Message-ID: <hikr46$ite$1@panix2.panix.com> T <kd1s.nospam@cox.nospam.net> wrote: > > I have a set of Motorola S9 earphones. They use Bluetooth to connect > back to my iPod. > > Noticed some interesting behavior. If I try getting it to connect to > the iPod when it is anywhere near my laptop it won't do it. I have > to shut off the Wi-Fi on the laptop to get it to sync. > > Reason for this is because they both run in the 2.4GHz range, one > for Wi-Fi, the other Bluetooth. > > Now when I'm outdoors another interesting phenomenon occurs. I can > tell which cars have bluetooth interfaces in them just walking by or > having one drive by me. > > The signal on my earphones drops out momentarily. That's just the way things are in the ISM bands. Most of the time it works, and if it doesn't work, you have to live with it. It's like the wild west of the RF spectrum. --scott -- "C'est un Nagra. C'est suisse, et tres, tres precis."
Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2010 11:27:40 -0800 From: Sam Spade <sam@coldmail.com> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Re: MagicJack for Cellular phone Message-ID: <J8p3n.5458$%P5.3705@newsfe21.iad> AES wrote: > In article <d8P1n.1299$Mv3.1031@newsfe05.iad>, > Sam Spade <sam@coldmail.com> wrote: > > >> This will really benefit me. I live at the very south end of the >> greater Los Angeles wireless area, whatever those are officially >> called. I am in a concrete building that faces south two miles >> from the San Diego county line. The towers in the LA service area >> are a couple miles north, thus blocked completely by our building. >> The first tower in the San Diego area is about 10 miles away, so it >> doesn't work even though our big windows face it. > > Depending on what cellular service and Internet service you have, > and whether you're willing to invest approx $200, a femtocell could > possibly be a good solution for you. > > [From a recent convert, in a similar situation.] Does AT&T provide a femtocell? I thought it was only Verizon.
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