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Cell/mobile phone signals can be obstructed by all manor of things including atmospheric weather and buildings. Perusing the web, it seems that there is no guarantee that standing next to a cell/mobile tower will provide a better signal. One user on the forum at MacRumors stated they were unable to get a signal greater than two bars when standing at the foot of the AT&T tower.
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The reason cell phone reception is worse in a car is because the car's metal frame and skin act as a "faraday cage" which blocks and grounds out signals that are inside …and outside of it. If you use a rooftop antenna it will get the signal out of the car. Many new cell phones only put out around on tenth of a watt, compared to in the old days when bag phones, if you are old enough to remember them, put out three watts. The newer phones just don't have enough power in some situations. You can use a booster or amplifier to boost the signal and that will help greatly.
There are a number of thing you can do to increase cell phone reception, including adding an external antenna, which helps quite a bit, to amplifiers that boost your sig…nal or a combination of both. Some cell phone companies work better than others in certain geographic areas where they have different licenses to operate at different frequencies such as 800 megahertz and 1900 megahertz. If your company uses PCS or 1900, you may have poor coverage in rural areas since these towers have a more limited range than 800 mhz towers. (about 10 miles compared to 30). Here is an article that goes deeper into the subject. http://handydandytips.googlepages.com/howcanigetbettercellphonereception%3F
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Your cell phone does it automatically. Your phone will switch towers automatically but if your cell company's tower is not the strongest signal you will be using another compa…ny's tower and be charged roaming fees. You have to call customer service and get the code your company uses to lock on to your closest home tower.
They are programed with a fequency, so much like a walkie talkie can connect to another on the same fequency, it is kind of similar with cell phones.
It gets service for cell phones, which makes it possible to make/receive calls and texts. And, also serves as a sort of pass over to help carry wifi internet links to.
At&t has better reception than other major companies.
Cellphone towers range in height, from 40 feet all the way up. Here in BC, free standing towers are typically 60 - 650 feet tall, most averaging around the 100 - 300 foot tall… range.
The time of day doesn't matter but the distance from the nearest cellphone tower does. If the signal is too weak the phone won't work.
yes they do =) it also depends on what type of company you have =)
go with a better company or dont use the case that you have if you currently use one
It depends on your cell phone and which type you have. To me, i think they have pretty much the same reception as a regular cell phones. I've used them tons of times and they …work fine for me. I think that it depends where you are, and what you have. It varies through people.
An unlocked phone has no advantage or disadvantage in terms of signal reception. Interference can be attributed to other factors, such as distance from a cell tower, the terr…ain in the vicinity, or the antenna used in the construction of that particular phone model.
There are many factors that can cause cell phone reception to be spotty. Some of the reasons for spotty phone reception include being out of range of the provider's network, …a poorly working phone, or interference from other devices.
If one is having cell phone reception problems they will then want a cell phone reception booster. These boosters can be purchased online at Amazon, accessorygeeks, and also …U.S. Cellular.