[aprssig] Appalachian Trail APRS trip report
Stephen H. Smith
wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Tue Mar 7 17:08:43 CST 2006
scott at opentrac.org wrote:
>> 6) Cell phones didnt (though we were getting full
>> scale signal readings (maybe we were hitting too
>> many cells?
> My experience (usually on a boat off the California coast) seems to be that the cell towers are easily heard by the phone way out there, but not vice versa.
Typical -- (Relatively) high-power base station talkout v.s.
flea-powered battery-limited talkback from mobile (hand-held cellphone).
[ I'm forever trying to convince my girl friend that I can't hear her
cell phone decently, even though she hears me clearly from the wireline
side, when she calls on it from inside the house. ]
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