Archived from groups: alt.cellular.verizon (More info?
<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I recently switched from Nextel to Verizon last week..With Nextel
> there is no roaming, so I never concerned myself with it..Yesterday
> while messing with m V710 phone it shows my total minutes used and it
> also said 54 seconds roaming minutes used. Since I never left the
> Tampa area, but made calls to Ft. Lauderdale, New York, ect. Can you
> make a roaming call to an area instead of being in that area making a
> call.?? (Does that make sense ??) Thanks...
> PS I do like the V710 !!
When the phone is initially programmed it doesn't know anything yet about
systems so the internal counter will show that first call as roaming. You
will not get roaming or other billing for that call.
Good to hear there is one less beeping walkie talkie...