Re: A better measure...
Same here. I am 65" tall with a 29" waist, I run and swim 25-30k a week and yet this tells me I'm overweight and would be at a healthy weight if I was 23kg lighter. Rubbish I tells ye!
9 posts • joined 9 Apr 2010
It almost certainly is a 'pico switch'. You can't make antennas that small work properly at these frequencies, the cable or circuitry feeding it would resonate more....
Also there would have to be more than one antenna to effect any kind of beam steering. I'd be very surprised, given the small amount of space in a mobile phone, if this would be any more effective than just having a decent ordinary antenna in there in the first place.
I almost moved away from Zen a while back because of the 50GB monthly limit but now it has been doubled which is fine for my purposes.....
Had actually got to the stage of cancelling the service, but reinstated it when Virgin decided they couldn't be bothered to stretch their cable to my house. I got an email from the same chap at Zen I spoke to when cancelling to ask me why I'd decided to stay and thank me. A very personal service.
"And THIS attitude, folks, is why I detest Apple and its fanbois and refuse to allow them or their products on my property."
And THIS attitude, folks, is why I detest racists and bigots. They tar whole groups of people with their own nasty brush and spread hatred unnecessarily.
I bought myself a torch yesterday and it too seems to be afflicted with the same problem. Hold it in a special way and it's fine, but give it the 'death grip' across the round glass patch and all the light is gone! This is a major design flaw, so I'll be sueing the manufacturer and demanding that all torches worldwide are recalled.
Won't be doing that with my iPhone though, seems to work just fine for me.
I don't see why this will be much use to them if the power going back to the base station from your mobile is still at the same level. Surely your phone will need a similar 6dB increase to match?
Also, the increase of 62dBm to 68dBm equates to a power increase from about 1.5kW to 6.3kW, which is a huge amount of power for an antenna to handle at 2GHz and I doubt there's any that would take it. Perhaps someone in the know can rid me of my worries?
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