Oregon dead spots

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Using Cingular/ATTWS in Oregon?

Please, do write me and let me know where you have dead spots in coverage,
especially where the coverage maps claim coverage.

Please also advise the make & model of your handset. I will use that to try
to separate the TDMA/IS-136 users from the Groupe Speciale Mobile users, as
the Cing. rep has advised they are shifting channels & freqs from TDMA to
GSM to improve coverage.

Thank you kindly.
--
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  1. Archived from groups: alt.cellular.cingular,alt.cellular.attws (More info?)

    Then entire eastern part of the state--anytime you get five miles outside
    the city limits of any town.

    <johnbartley@email.com> wrote in message
    news:422666ee.32575109@news.individual.de...
    > Using Cingular/ATTWS in Oregon?
    >
    > Please, do write me and let me know where you have dead spots in coverage,
    > especially where the coverage maps claim coverage.
    >
    > Please also advise the make & model of your handset. I will use that to
    > try
    > to separate the TDMA/IS-136 users from the Groupe Speciale Mobile users,
    > as
    > the Cing. rep has advised they are shifting channels & freqs from TDMA to
    > GSM to improve coverage.
    >
    > Thank you kindly.
    > --
    > John Bartley K7AAY http://celdata.cjb.net
    > This post quad-ROT-13 encrypted; reading it violates the DMCA.
    > "We're not living in a simulation. We're living in a collaborative SF
    > novel... and now, of course, it's Philip K. Dick's turn. In a back room
    > somewhere, Vernor Vinge and George Orwell are currently arguing about who
    > gets to take over in 2025." (Ross Smith)
  2. Archived from groups: alt.cellular.cingular,alt.cellular.attws (More info?)

    I've been fairly happy with the coverage along the I-5, I-84 corridors, plus
    the coast. I recently drove to Sacramento and had coverage the whole route
    (using a Moto V505).
    I recently had to go to North Bend and there was only one spot about 5 miles
    on the road that there wasn't coverage. As has been noted, eastern Oregon
    is a vast void, but then I'm not sure of any carrier that covers it. Maybe
    Verizon, but not by much.

    Hope this helps.

    Michael
    <johnbartley@email.com> wrote in message
    news:422666ee.32575109@news.individual.de...
    > Using Cingular/ATTWS in Oregon?
    >
    > Please, do write me and let me know where you have dead spots in coverage,
    > especially where the coverage maps claim coverage.
    >
    > Please also advise the make & model of your handset. I will use that to
    > try
    > to separate the TDMA/IS-136 users from the Groupe Speciale Mobile users,
    > as
    > the Cing. rep has advised they are shifting channels & freqs from TDMA to
    > GSM to improve coverage.
    >
    > Thank you kindly.
    > --
    > John Bartley K7AAY http://celdata.cjb.net
    > This post quad-ROT-13 encrypted; reading it violates the DMCA.
    > "We're not living in a simulation. We're living in a collaborative SF
    > novel... and now, of course, it's Philip K. Dick's turn. In a back room
    > somewhere, Vernor Vinge and George Orwell are currently arguing about who
    > gets to take over in 2025." (Ross Smith)
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    On Thu, 3 Mar 2005 23:25:59 -0800, "William Tucker" <rekcutw@htomail.com>
    wrote:

    >Then entire eastern part of the state--anytime you get five miles outside
    >the city limits of any town.

    Cingular's map shows coverage all the way from Madras to Burns, which kinda
    disproves your assertion. I know it's all the way from Agency Plains to
    Prineville, so they're not jivin' 'bout that stretch.

    --
    John Bartley K7AAY http://kiloseven.blogspot.com
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    <john.bartley@email.com> wrote in message
    news:423731a2.9553531@news.individual.de...
    > On Thu, 3 Mar 2005 23:25:59 -0800, "William Tucker" <rekcutw@htomail.com>
    > wrote:
    >
    >>Then entire eastern part of the state--anytime you get five miles outside
    >>the city limits of any town.
    >
    > Cingular's map shows coverage all the way from Madras to Burns, which
    > kinda
    > disproves your assertion. I know it's all the way from Agency Plains to
    > Prineville, so they're not jivin' 'bout that stretch.
    I don't know what map you've been looking at, but the only one I can find
    shows coverage to BEND, but you might want to go back and look at the area
    around BURNS. There is NO coverage from Lakeview to Burns and giant holes
    of coverage from Bend to Burns. Have you ever driven out there and tried
    your phone? If you get coverage all the way to Burns, I want to know what
    phone you are using. There is coverage right in Burns, but leave the city
    limits and it goes away fast.

    http://www.cingular.com/download/GPRS_coverage_leg.pdf
  5. Archived from groups: alt.cellular.cingular,alt.cellular.attws (More info?)

    > http://www.cingular.com/download/GPRS_coverage_leg.pdf

    That's and OLD coverage map. North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and
    Wyoming, which are shown there as 'future service' have had service for
    about 18 months. GSM coverage has gone a long way in the past 2 years.

    Here's an updated map

    http://onlinestoree.cingular.com/html/Maps/nation_GSM_map.htm

    TH
  6. Archived from groups: alt.cellular.cingular,alt.cellular.attws (More info?)

    "Tropical Haven" <user@example.net> wrote in message
    news:4246D365.60204@example.net...
    >> http://www.cingular.com/download/GPRS_coverage_leg.pdf
    >
    > That's and OLD coverage map. North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and
    > Wyoming, which are shown there as 'future service' have had service for
    > about 18 months. GSM coverage has gone a long way in the past 2 years.
    >
    > Here's an updated map
    >
    > http://onlinestoree.cingular.com/html/Maps/nation_GSM_map.htm

    This one doesn't look any more promising for Eastern Oregon than the one I
    looked at first, and that is what we were discussing, "Oregon dead spots."
  7. Archived from groups: alt.cellular.cingular,alt.cellular.attws (More info?)

    >>>http://www.cingular.com/download/GPRS_coverage_leg.pdf
    >>
    >>That's and OLD coverage map. North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and
    >>Wyoming, which are shown there as 'future service' have had service for
    >>about 18 months. GSM coverage has gone a long way in the past 2 years.
    >>
    >>Here's an updated map
    >>
    >>http://onlinestoree.cingular.com/html/Maps/nation_GSM_map.htm
    >
    > This one doesn't look any more promising for Eastern Oregon than the one I
    > looked at first, and that is what we were discussing, "Oregon dead spots."

    It looks like there was significant coverage added.
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