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Living in a "Known Coverage Hole"

Discussion in 'Northeastern US Wireless Forum' started by Yankees368, Jun 16, 2005.

  1. Yankees368

    Yankees368 Compulsive Signal Checker
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    None that I am aware of. Will keep you posted though.
     
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  2. larry

    larry Sprint loyalist and former mod
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    Not every building owner wants to host antennas though. Many are worried about health risks and other things.
     
  3. NYCDru

    NYCDru Sprint Newbie
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    Are you sure that that is a Sprint monopole? Is it next to a highway?
     
  4. Yankees368

    Yankees368 Compulsive Signal Checker
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    Sprint does own a monopole around the area, but it's not the tower that i use.
     
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    NYCDru Sprint Newbie
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    I was refering to the one that you said seem to have no need of being there.
     
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    Exactly.

    Hopefully they will get smarter here, but as of right now, there are only a few big buildings downtown, which include hotels (Ritz Carlton, County Courthouse, and office buildings).

    I bet when they put up that hotel, the people that used that tower were :censored:.
     
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    So can someone explain to me how to do this?
     
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    How to field test?
    All you do is get close to a Sprint site, and maybe drive 360 degrees around it, even if you're doing that like a block away from it, and you will note 3 different PN offsets, those are three offsets that site transmits. Is that what you were looking for?
    AS to how to force your phone to debug menu I have no idea.
     
  9. Yankees368

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    I am trying to figure out how to read the debug screen. There are a lot of flashing numbers and letters on the screen. What is an example of a PN offset?
     
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    Hmm, then I don't know what will happen.

    Verizon and Sprint must somehow compensate for this problem, since my friend gets good signals in Ft. Lauderdale and Miami on Sprint.
     
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    That may require some deep searching here and at Hofo. Anybody know how to read this of hand?
     

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