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Switching to Sprint? Opinions?

Discussion in 'alt.cellular.verizon' started by Michael L., Jun 7, 2004.

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    On Fri, 11 Jun 2004 16:36:50 -0500, "Ernest D. Stalnaker"
    <ernest@purdue.edu> wrote:

    >I'm thinking about switching from Verizon to Sprint, but I keep hearing
    >stuff that scares me away. And I can't find anyone who can tell me if the
    >service will work well in an area that's about 2 miles from the Interstate
    >but kind of in the country (Verizon works well there).


    Not sure where in the country, or on which interstate you are on,
    but.....

    In Jacksonville, FL. Immediately next to I95 and 1/2 mile from Butler
    Blvd., outside in a parking lot, I can't get a PCS signal and am
    roaming. By the way, Jax is my home service area.

    Within 1/4 mile south of the I95/I295 merger on the south end of Jax,
    roaming about 25% of the time, no signal at all the rest of the time.
    No signal or in roaming mode almost to St. Augustine.

    On I10, west of Jacksonville, between Jax and Lake City, frequent
    "dead zones" with no signal at all. (I don't count the area in the
    Chaffee Road area, since I suspect the Navy has something in that area
    that blocks the signal, I don't know of any carrier with a signal in
    that 1 mile area). The dead zones are most frequent west of the
    Sanderson exit and on to Lake City.

    In Orlando, one mile away from Downtown Disney, about 1 - 2 miles off
    I4, no signal. On Disney itself, no signal.

    Down the I75 corridor between Ocala and Tampa, large dead zones.

    Down I95 between Daytona and Cocoa Beach, large dead zones.

    I4 between Daytona and Sanderson, a number of dead zones.

    In Oveido, FL, a suburb on the north side of Orlando within a few
    miles of the University of Central Florida, in my sister's front yard,
    no signal.


    Deb
     



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    On Fri, 11 Jun 2004 16:36:50 -0500, "Ernest D. Stalnaker"
    <ernest@purdue.edu> wrote:

    >I'm thinking about switching from Verizon to Sprint, but I keep hearing
    >stuff that scares me away. And I can't find anyone who can tell me if the
    >service will work well in an area that's about 2 miles from the Interstate
    >but kind of in the country (Verizon works well there).


    Not sure where in the country, or on which interstate you are on,
    but.....

    In Jacksonville, FL. Immediately next to I95 and 1/2 mile from Butler
    Blvd., outside in a parking lot, I can't get a PCS signal and am
    roaming. By the way, Jax is my home service area.

    Within 1/4 mile south of the I95/I295 merger on the south end of Jax,
    roaming about 25% of the time, no signal at all the rest of the time.
    No signal or in roaming mode almost to St. Augustine.

    On I10, west of Jacksonville, between Jax and Lake City, frequent
    "dead zones" with no signal at all. (I don't count the area in the
    Chaffee Road area, since I suspect the Navy has something in that area
    that blocks the signal, I don't know of any carrier with a signal in
    that 1 mile area). The dead zones are most frequent west of the
    Sanderson exit and on to Lake City.

    In Orlando, one mile away from Downtown Disney, about 1 - 2 miles off
    I4, no signal. On Disney itself, no signal.

    Down the I75 corridor between Ocala and Tampa, large dead zones.

    Down I95 between Daytona and Cocoa Beach, large dead zones.

    I4 between Daytona and Sanderson, a number of dead zones.

    In Oveido, FL, a suburb on the north side of Orlando within a few
    miles of the University of Central Florida, in my sister's front yard,
    no signal.


    Deb
     
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    On Fri, 11 Jun 2004 16:36:50 -0500, "Ernest D. Stalnaker"
    <ernest@purdue.edu> wrote:

    >I'm thinking about switching from Verizon to Sprint, but I keep hearing
    >stuff that scares me away. And I can't find anyone who can tell me if the
    >service will work well in an area that's about 2 miles from the Interstate
    >but kind of in the country (Verizon works well there).


    Not sure where in the country, or on which interstate you are on,
    but.....

    In Jacksonville, FL. Immediately next to I95 and 1/2 mile from Butler
    Blvd., outside in a parking lot, I can't get a PCS signal and am
    roaming. By the way, Jax is my home service area.

    Within 1/4 mile south of the I95/I295 merger on the south end of Jax,
    roaming about 25% of the time, no signal at all the rest of the time.
    No signal or in roaming mode almost to St. Augustine.

    On I10, west of Jacksonville, between Jax and Lake City, frequent
    "dead zones" with no signal at all. (I don't count the area in the
    Chaffee Road area, since I suspect the Navy has something in that area
    that blocks the signal, I don't know of any carrier with a signal in
    that 1 mile area). The dead zones are most frequent west of the
    Sanderson exit and on to Lake City.

    In Orlando, one mile away from Downtown Disney, about 1 - 2 miles off
    I4, no signal. On Disney itself, no signal.

    Down the I75 corridor between Ocala and Tampa, large dead zones.

    Down I95 between Daytona and Cocoa Beach, large dead zones.

    I4 between Daytona and Sanderson, a number of dead zones.

    In Oveido, FL, a suburb on the north side of Orlando within a few
    miles of the University of Central Florida, in my sister's front yard,
    no signal.


    Deb
     
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    On Fri, 11 Jun 2004 16:36:50 -0500, "Ernest D. Stalnaker"
    <ernest@purdue.edu> wrote:

    >I'm thinking about switching from Verizon to Sprint, but I keep hearing
    >stuff that scares me away. And I can't find anyone who can tell me if the
    >service will work well in an area that's about 2 miles from the Interstate
    >but kind of in the country (Verizon works well there).


    Not sure where in the country, or on which interstate you are on,
    but.....

    In Jacksonville, FL. Immediately next to I95 and 1/2 mile from Butler
    Blvd., outside in a parking lot, I can't get a PCS signal and am
    roaming. By the way, Jax is my home service area.

    Within 1/4 mile south of the I95/I295 merger on the south end of Jax,
    roaming about 25% of the time, no signal at all the rest of the time.
    No signal or in roaming mode almost to St. Augustine.

    On I10, west of Jacksonville, between Jax and Lake City, frequent
    "dead zones" with no signal at all. (I don't count the area in the
    Chaffee Road area, since I suspect the Navy has something in that area
    that blocks the signal, I don't know of any carrier with a signal in
    that 1 mile area). The dead zones are most frequent west of the
    Sanderson exit and on to Lake City.

    In Orlando, one mile away from Downtown Disney, about 1 - 2 miles off
    I4, no signal. On Disney itself, no signal.

    Down the I75 corridor between Ocala and Tampa, large dead zones.

    Down I95 between Daytona and Cocoa Beach, large dead zones.

    I4 between Daytona and Sanderson, a number of dead zones.

    In Oveido, FL, a suburb on the north side of Orlando within a few
    miles of the University of Central Florida, in my sister's front yard,
    no signal.


    Deb
     
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    On Fri, 11 Jun 2004 16:36:50 -0500, "Ernest D. Stalnaker"
    <ernest@purdue.edu> wrote:

    >I'm thinking about switching from Verizon to Sprint, but I keep hearing
    >stuff that scares me away. And I can't find anyone who can tell me if the
    >service will work well in an area that's about 2 miles from the Interstate
    >but kind of in the country (Verizon works well there).


    Not sure where in the country, or on which interstate you are on,
    but.....

    In Jacksonville, FL. Immediately next to I95 and 1/2 mile from Butler
    Blvd., outside in a parking lot, I can't get a PCS signal and am
    roaming. By the way, Jax is my home service area.

    Within 1/4 mile south of the I95/I295 merger on the south end of Jax,
    roaming about 25% of the time, no signal at all the rest of the time.
    No signal or in roaming mode almost to St. Augustine.

    On I10, west of Jacksonville, between Jax and Lake City, frequent
    "dead zones" with no signal at all. (I don't count the area in the
    Chaffee Road area, since I suspect the Navy has something in that area
    that blocks the signal, I don't know of any carrier with a signal in
    that 1 mile area). The dead zones are most frequent west of the
    Sanderson exit and on to Lake City.

    In Orlando, one mile away from Downtown Disney, about 1 - 2 miles off
    I4, no signal. On Disney itself, no signal.

    Down the I75 corridor between Ocala and Tampa, large dead zones.

    Down I95 between Daytona and Cocoa Beach, large dead zones.

    I4 between Daytona and Sanderson, a number of dead zones.

    In Oveido, FL, a suburb on the north side of Orlando within a few
    miles of the University of Central Florida, in my sister's front yard,
    no signal.


    Deb
     
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    On Fri, 11 Jun 2004 16:36:50 -0500, "Ernest D. Stalnaker"
    <ernest@purdue.edu> wrote:

    >I'm thinking about switching from Verizon to Sprint, but I keep hearing
    >stuff that scares me away. And I can't find anyone who can tell me if the
    >service will work well in an area that's about 2 miles from the Interstate
    >but kind of in the country (Verizon works well there).


    Not sure where in the country, or on which interstate you are on,
    but.....

    In Jacksonville, FL. Immediately next to I95 and 1/2 mile from Butler
    Blvd., outside in a parking lot, I can't get a PCS signal and am
    roaming. By the way, Jax is my home service area.

    Within 1/4 mile south of the I95/I295 merger on the south end of Jax,
    roaming about 25% of the time, no signal at all the rest of the time.
    No signal or in roaming mode almost to St. Augustine.

    On I10, west of Jacksonville, between Jax and Lake City, frequent
    "dead zones" with no signal at all. (I don't count the area in the
    Chaffee Road area, since I suspect the Navy has something in that area
    that blocks the signal, I don't know of any carrier with a signal in
    that 1 mile area). The dead zones are most frequent west of the
    Sanderson exit and on to Lake City.

    In Orlando, one mile away from Downtown Disney, about 1 - 2 miles off
    I4, no signal. On Disney itself, no signal.

    Down the I75 corridor between Ocala and Tampa, large dead zones.

    Down I95 between Daytona and Cocoa Beach, large dead zones.

    I4 between Daytona and Sanderson, a number of dead zones.

    In Oveido, FL, a suburb on the north side of Orlando within a few
    miles of the University of Central Florida, in my sister's front yard,
    no signal.


    Deb
     
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    On Fri, 11 Jun 2004 16:36:50 -0500, "Ernest D. Stalnaker"
    <ernest@purdue.edu> wrote:

    >I'm thinking about switching from Verizon to Sprint, but I keep hearing
    >stuff that scares me away. And I can't find anyone who can tell me if the
    >service will work well in an area that's about 2 miles from the Interstate
    >but kind of in the country (Verizon works well there).


    Not sure where in the country, or on which interstate you are on,
    but.....

    In Jacksonville, FL. Immediately next to I95 and 1/2 mile from Butler
    Blvd., outside in a parking lot, I can't get a PCS signal and am
    roaming. By the way, Jax is my home service area.

    Within 1/4 mile south of the I95/I295 merger on the south end of Jax,
    roaming about 25% of the time, no signal at all the rest of the time.
    No signal or in roaming mode almost to St. Augustine.

    On I10, west of Jacksonville, between Jax and Lake City, frequent
    "dead zones" with no signal at all. (I don't count the area in the
    Chaffee Road area, since I suspect the Navy has something in that area
    that blocks the signal, I don't know of any carrier with a signal in
    that 1 mile area). The dead zones are most frequent west of the
    Sanderson exit and on to Lake City.

    In Orlando, one mile away from Downtown Disney, about 1 - 2 miles off
    I4, no signal. On Disney itself, no signal.

    Down the I75 corridor between Ocala and Tampa, large dead zones.

    Down I95 between Daytona and Cocoa Beach, large dead zones.

    I4 between Daytona and Sanderson, a number of dead zones.

    In Oveido, FL, a suburb on the north side of Orlando within a few
    miles of the University of Central Florida, in my sister's front yard,
    no signal.


    Deb
     
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    On Fri, 11 Jun 2004 16:36:50 -0500, "Ernest D. Stalnaker"
    <ernest@purdue.edu> wrote:

    >I'm thinking about switching from Verizon to Sprint, but I keep hearing
    >stuff that scares me away. And I can't find anyone who can tell me if the
    >service will work well in an area that's about 2 miles from the Interstate
    >but kind of in the country (Verizon works well there).


    Not sure where in the country, or on which interstate you are on,
    but.....

    In Jacksonville, FL. Immediately next to I95 and 1/2 mile from Butler
    Blvd., outside in a parking lot, I can't get a PCS signal and am
    roaming. By the way, Jax is my home service area.

    Within 1/4 mile south of the I95/I295 merger on the south end of Jax,
    roaming about 25% of the time, no signal at all the rest of the time.
    No signal or in roaming mode almost to St. Augustine.

    On I10, west of Jacksonville, between Jax and Lake City, frequent
    "dead zones" with no signal at all. (I don't count the area in the
    Chaffee Road area, since I suspect the Navy has something in that area
    that blocks the signal, I don't know of any carrier with a signal in
    that 1 mile area). The dead zones are most frequent west of the
    Sanderson exit and on to Lake City.

    In Orlando, one mile away from Downtown Disney, about 1 - 2 miles off
    I4, no signal. On Disney itself, no signal.

    Down the I75 corridor between Ocala and Tampa, large dead zones.

    Down I95 between Daytona and Cocoa Beach, large dead zones.

    I4 between Daytona and Sanderson, a number of dead zones.

    In Oveido, FL, a suburb on the north side of Orlando within a few
    miles of the University of Central Florida, in my sister's front yard,
    no signal.


    Deb
     
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    On Fri, 11 Jun 2004 16:36:50 -0500, "Ernest D. Stalnaker"
    <ernest@purdue.edu> wrote:

    >I'm thinking about switching from Verizon to Sprint, but I keep hearing
    >stuff that scares me away. And I can't find anyone who can tell me if the
    >service will work well in an area that's about 2 miles from the Interstate
    >but kind of in the country (Verizon works well there).


    Not sure where in the country, or on which interstate you are on,
    but.....

    In Jacksonville, FL. Immediately next to I95 and 1/2 mile from Butler
    Blvd., outside in a parking lot, I can't get a PCS signal and am
    roaming. By the way, Jax is my home service area.

    Within 1/4 mile south of the I95/I295 merger on the south end of Jax,
    roaming about 25% of the time, no signal at all the rest of the time.
    No signal or in roaming mode almost to St. Augustine.

    On I10, west of Jacksonville, between Jax and Lake City, frequent
    "dead zones" with no signal at all. (I don't count the area in the
    Chaffee Road area, since I suspect the Navy has something in that area
    that blocks the signal, I don't know of any carrier with a signal in
    that 1 mile area). The dead zones are most frequent west of the
    Sanderson exit and on to Lake City.

    In Orlando, one mile away from Downtown Disney, about 1 - 2 miles off
    I4, no signal. On Disney itself, no signal.

    Down the I75 corridor between Ocala and Tampa, large dead zones.

    Down I95 between Daytona and Cocoa Beach, large dead zones.

    I4 between Daytona and Sanderson, a number of dead zones.

    In Oveido, FL, a suburb on the north side of Orlando within a few
    miles of the University of Central Florida, in my sister's front yard,
    no signal.


    Deb
     
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    On Fri, 11 Jun 2004 16:36:50 -0500, "Ernest D. Stalnaker"
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    >I'm thinking about switching from Verizon to Sprint, but I keep hearing
    >stuff that scares me away. And I can't find anyone who can tell me if the
    >service will work well in an area that's about 2 miles from the Interstate
    >but kind of in the country (Verizon works well there).


    Not sure where in the country, or on which interstate you are on,
    but.....

    In Jacksonville, FL. Immediately next to I95 and 1/2 mile from Butler
    Blvd., outside in a parking lot, I can't get a PCS signal and am
    roaming. By the way, Jax is my home service area.

    Within 1/4 mile south of the I95/I295 merger on the south end of Jax,
    roaming about 25% of the time, no signal at all the rest of the time.
    No signal or in roaming mode almost to St. Augustine.

    On I10, west of Jacksonville, between Jax and Lake City, frequent
    "dead zones" with no signal at all. (I don't count the area in the
    Chaffee Road area, since I suspect the Navy has something in that area
    that blocks the signal, I don't know of any carrier with a signal in
    that 1 mile area). The dead zones are most frequent west of the
    Sanderson exit and on to Lake City.

    In Orlando, one mile away from Downtown Disney, about 1 - 2 miles off
    I4, no signal. On Disney itself, no signal.

    Down the I75 corridor between Ocala and Tampa, large dead zones.

    Down I95 between Daytona and Cocoa Beach, large dead zones.

    I4 between Daytona and Sanderson, a number of dead zones.

    In Oveido, FL, a suburb on the north side of Orlando within a few
    miles of the University of Central Florida, in my sister's front yard,
    no signal.


    Deb
     
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    On Fri, 11 Jun 2004 16:36:50 -0500, "Ernest D. Stalnaker"
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    >I'm thinking about switching from Verizon to Sprint, but I keep hearing
    >stuff that scares me away. And I can't find anyone who can tell me if the
    >service will work well in an area that's about 2 miles from the Interstate
    >but kind of in the country (Verizon works well there).


    Not sure where in the country, or on which interstate you are on,
    but.....

    In Jacksonville, FL. Immediately next to I95 and 1/2 mile from Butler
    Blvd., outside in a parking lot, I can't get a PCS signal and am
    roaming. By the way, Jax is my home service area.

    Within 1/4 mile south of the I95/I295 merger on the south end of Jax,
    roaming about 25% of the time, no signal at all the rest of the time.
    No signal or in roaming mode almost to St. Augustine.

    On I10, west of Jacksonville, between Jax and Lake City, frequent
    "dead zones" with no signal at all. (I don't count the area in the
    Chaffee Road area, since I suspect the Navy has something in that area
    that blocks the signal, I don't know of any carrier with a signal in
    that 1 mile area). The dead zones are most frequent west of the
    Sanderson exit and on to Lake City.

    In Orlando, one mile away from Downtown Disney, about 1 - 2 miles off
    I4, no signal. On Disney itself, no signal.

    Down the I75 corridor between Ocala and Tampa, large dead zones.

    Down I95 between Daytona and Cocoa Beach, large dead zones.

    I4 between Daytona and Sanderson, a number of dead zones.

    In Oveido, FL, a suburb on the north side of Orlando within a few
    miles of the University of Central Florida, in my sister's front yard,
    no signal.


    Deb
     
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    On Fri, 11 Jun 2004 16:36:50 -0500, "Ernest D. Stalnaker"
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    >I'm thinking about switching from Verizon to Sprint, but I keep hearing
    >stuff that scares me away. And I can't find anyone who can tell me if the
    >service will work well in an area that's about 2 miles from the Interstate
    >but kind of in the country (Verizon works well there).


    Not sure where in the country, or on which interstate you are on,
    but.....

    In Jacksonville, FL. Immediately next to I95 and 1/2 mile from Butler
    Blvd., outside in a parking lot, I can't get a PCS signal and am
    roaming. By the way, Jax is my home service area.

    Within 1/4 mile south of the I95/I295 merger on the south end of Jax,
    roaming about 25% of the time, no signal at all the rest of the time.
    No signal or in roaming mode almost to St. Augustine.

    On I10, west of Jacksonville, between Jax and Lake City, frequent
    "dead zones" with no signal at all. (I don't count the area in the
    Chaffee Road area, since I suspect the Navy has something in that area
    that blocks the signal, I don't know of any carrier with a signal in
    that 1 mile area). The dead zones are most frequent west of the
    Sanderson exit and on to Lake City.

    In Orlando, one mile away from Downtown Disney, about 1 - 2 miles off
    I4, no signal. On Disney itself, no signal.

    Down the I75 corridor between Ocala and Tampa, large dead zones.

    Down I95 between Daytona and Cocoa Beach, large dead zones.

    I4 between Daytona and Sanderson, a number of dead zones.

    In Oveido, FL, a suburb on the north side of Orlando within a few
    miles of the University of Central Florida, in my sister's front yard,
    no signal.


    Deb
     
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    On Fri, 11 Jun 2004 16:36:50 -0500, "Ernest D. Stalnaker"
    <ernest@purdue.edu> wrote:

    >I'm thinking about switching from Verizon to Sprint, but I keep hearing
    >stuff that scares me away. And I can't find anyone who can tell me if the
    >service will work well in an area that's about 2 miles from the Interstate
    >but kind of in the country (Verizon works well there).


    Not sure where in the country, or on which interstate you are on,
    but.....

    In Jacksonville, FL. Immediately next to I95 and 1/2 mile from Butler
    Blvd., outside in a parking lot, I can't get a PCS signal and am
    roaming. By the way, Jax is my home service area.

    Within 1/4 mile south of the I95/I295 merger on the south end of Jax,
    roaming about 25% of the time, no signal at all the rest of the time.
    No signal or in roaming mode almost to St. Augustine.

    On I10, west of Jacksonville, between Jax and Lake City, frequent
    "dead zones" with no signal at all. (I don't count the area in the
    Chaffee Road area, since I suspect the Navy has something in that area
    that blocks the signal, I don't know of any carrier with a signal in
    that 1 mile area). The dead zones are most frequent west of the
    Sanderson exit and on to Lake City.

    In Orlando, one mile away from Downtown Disney, about 1 - 2 miles off
    I4, no signal. On Disney itself, no signal.

    Down the I75 corridor between Ocala and Tampa, large dead zones.

    Down I95 between Daytona and Cocoa Beach, large dead zones.

    I4 between Daytona and Sanderson, a number of dead zones.

    In Oveido, FL, a suburb on the north side of Orlando within a few
    miles of the University of Central Florida, in my sister's front yard,
    no signal.


    Deb
     
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    On Fri, 11 Jun 2004 16:36:50 -0500, "Ernest D. Stalnaker"
    <ernest@purdue.edu> wrote:

    >I'm thinking about switching from Verizon to Sprint, but I keep hearing
    >stuff that scares me away. And I can't find anyone who can tell me if the
    >service will work well in an area that's about 2 miles from the Interstate
    >but kind of in the country (Verizon works well there).


    Not sure where in the country, or on which interstate you are on,
    but.....

    In Jacksonville, FL. Immediately next to I95 and 1/2 mile from Butler
    Blvd., outside in a parking lot, I can't get a PCS signal and am
    roaming. By the way, Jax is my home service area.

    Within 1/4 mile south of the I95/I295 merger on the south end of Jax,
    roaming about 25% of the time, no signal at all the rest of the time.
    No signal or in roaming mode almost to St. Augustine.

    On I10, west of Jacksonville, between Jax and Lake City, frequent
    "dead zones" with no signal at all. (I don't count the area in the
    Chaffee Road area, since I suspect the Navy has something in that area
    that blocks the signal, I don't know of any carrier with a signal in
    that 1 mile area). The dead zones are most frequent west of the
    Sanderson exit and on to Lake City.

    In Orlando, one mile away from Downtown Disney, about 1 - 2 miles off
    I4, no signal. On Disney itself, no signal.

    Down the I75 corridor between Ocala and Tampa, large dead zones.

    Down I95 between Daytona and Cocoa Beach, large dead zones.

    I4 between Daytona and Sanderson, a number of dead zones.

    In Oveido, FL, a suburb on the north side of Orlando within a few
    miles of the University of Central Florida, in my sister's front yard,
    no signal.


    Deb
     
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    On Fri, 11 Jun 2004 16:36:50 -0500, "Ernest D. Stalnaker"
    <ernest@purdue.edu> wrote:

    >I'm thinking about switching from Verizon to Sprint, but I keep hearing
    >stuff that scares me away. And I can't find anyone who can tell me if the
    >service will work well in an area that's about 2 miles from the Interstate
    >but kind of in the country (Verizon works well there).


    Not sure where in the country, or on which interstate you are on,
    but.....

    In Jacksonville, FL. Immediately next to I95 and 1/2 mile from Butler
    Blvd., outside in a parking lot, I can't get a PCS signal and am
    roaming. By the way, Jax is my home service area.

    Within 1/4 mile south of the I95/I295 merger on the south end of Jax,
    roaming about 25% of the time, no signal at all the rest of the time.
    No signal or in roaming mode almost to St. Augustine.

    On I10, west of Jacksonville, between Jax and Lake City, frequent
    "dead zones" with no signal at all. (I don't count the area in the
    Chaffee Road area, since I suspect the Navy has something in that area
    that blocks the signal, I don't know of any carrier with a signal in
    that 1 mile area). The dead zones are most frequent west of the
    Sanderson exit and on to Lake City.

    In Orlando, one mile away from Downtown Disney, about 1 - 2 miles off
    I4, no signal. On Disney itself, no signal.

    Down the I75 corridor between Ocala and Tampa, large dead zones.

    Down I95 between Daytona and Cocoa Beach, large dead zones.

    I4 between Daytona and Sanderson, a number of dead zones.

    In Oveido, FL, a suburb on the north side of Orlando within a few
    miles of the University of Central Florida, in my sister's front yard,
    no signal.


    Deb
     
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    On Fri, 11 Jun 2004 16:36:50 -0500, "Ernest D. Stalnaker"
    <ernest@purdue.edu> wrote:

    >I'm thinking about switching from Verizon to Sprint, but I keep hearing
    >stuff that scares me away. And I can't find anyone who can tell me if the
    >service will work well in an area that's about 2 miles from the Interstate
    >but kind of in the country (Verizon works well there).


    Not sure where in the country, or on which interstate you are on,
    but.....

    In Jacksonville, FL. Immediately next to I95 and 1/2 mile from Butler
    Blvd., outside in a parking lot, I can't get a PCS signal and am
    roaming. By the way, Jax is my home service area.

    Within 1/4 mile south of the I95/I295 merger on the south end of Jax,
    roaming about 25% of the time, no signal at all the rest of the time.
    No signal or in roaming mode almost to St. Augustine.

    On I10, west of Jacksonville, between Jax and Lake City, frequent
    "dead zones" with no signal at all. (I don't count the area in the
    Chaffee Road area, since I suspect the Navy has something in that area
    that blocks the signal, I don't know of any carrier with a signal in
    that 1 mile area). The dead zones are most frequent west of the
    Sanderson exit and on to Lake City.

    In Orlando, one mile away from Downtown Disney, about 1 - 2 miles off
    I4, no signal. On Disney itself, no signal.

    Down the I75 corridor between Ocala and Tampa, large dead zones.

    Down I95 between Daytona and Cocoa Beach, large dead zones.

    I4 between Daytona and Sanderson, a number of dead zones.

    In Oveido, FL, a suburb on the north side of Orlando within a few
    miles of the University of Central Florida, in my sister's front yard,
    no signal.


    Deb
     
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    On Fri, 11 Jun 2004 16:36:50 -0500, "Ernest D. Stalnaker"
    <ernest@purdue.edu> wrote:

    >I'm thinking about switching from Verizon to Sprint, but I keep hearing
    >stuff that scares me away. And I can't find anyone who can tell me if the
    >service will work well in an area that's about 2 miles from the Interstate
    >but kind of in the country (Verizon works well there).


    Not sure where in the country, or on which interstate you are on,
    but.....

    In Jacksonville, FL. Immediately next to I95 and 1/2 mile from Butler
    Blvd., outside in a parking lot, I can't get a PCS signal and am
    roaming. By the way, Jax is my home service area.

    Within 1/4 mile south of the I95/I295 merger on the south end of Jax,
    roaming about 25% of the time, no signal at all the rest of the time.
    No signal or in roaming mode almost to St. Augustine.

    On I10, west of Jacksonville, between Jax and Lake City, frequent
    "dead zones" with no signal at all. (I don't count the area in the
    Chaffee Road area, since I suspect the Navy has something in that area
    that blocks the signal, I don't know of any carrier with a signal in
    that 1 mile area). The dead zones are most frequent west of the
    Sanderson exit and on to Lake City.

    In Orlando, one mile away from Downtown Disney, about 1 - 2 miles off
    I4, no signal. On Disney itself, no signal.

    Down the I75 corridor between Ocala and Tampa, large dead zones.

    Down I95 between Daytona and Cocoa Beach, large dead zones.

    I4 between Daytona and Sanderson, a number of dead zones.

    In Oveido, FL, a suburb on the north side of Orlando within a few
    miles of the University of Central Florida, in my sister's front yard,
    no signal.


    Deb
     
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    On Fri, 11 Jun 2004 16:36:50 -0500, "Ernest D. Stalnaker"
    <ernest@purdue.edu> wrote:

    >I'm thinking about switching from Verizon to Sprint, but I keep hearing
    >stuff that scares me away. And I can't find anyone who can tell me if the
    >service will work well in an area that's about 2 miles from the Interstate
    >but kind of in the country (Verizon works well there).


    Not sure where in the country, or on which interstate you are on,
    but.....

    In Jacksonville, FL. Immediately next to I95 and 1/2 mile from Butler
    Blvd., outside in a parking lot, I can't get a PCS signal and am
    roaming. By the way, Jax is my home service area.

    Within 1/4 mile south of the I95/I295 merger on the south end of Jax,
    roaming about 25% of the time, no signal at all the rest of the time.
    No signal or in roaming mode almost to St. Augustine.

    On I10, west of Jacksonville, between Jax and Lake City, frequent
    "dead zones" with no signal at all. (I don't count the area in the
    Chaffee Road area, since I suspect the Navy has something in that area
    that blocks the signal, I don't know of any carrier with a signal in
    that 1 mile area). The dead zones are most frequent west of the
    Sanderson exit and on to Lake City.

    In Orlando, one mile away from Downtown Disney, about 1 - 2 miles off
    I4, no signal. On Disney itself, no signal.

    Down the I75 corridor between Ocala and Tampa, large dead zones.

    Down I95 between Daytona and Cocoa Beach, large dead zones.

    I4 between Daytona and Sanderson, a number of dead zones.

    In Oveido, FL, a suburb on the north side of Orlando within a few
    miles of the University of Central Florida, in my sister's front yard,
    no signal.


    Deb
     
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    On Fri, 11 Jun 2004 16:36:50 -0500, "Ernest D. Stalnaker"
    <ernest@purdue.edu> wrote:

    >I'm thinking about switching from Verizon to Sprint, but I keep hearing
    >stuff that scares me away. And I can't find anyone who can tell me if the
    >service will work well in an area that's about 2 miles from the Interstate
    >but kind of in the country (Verizon works well there).


    Not sure where in the country, or on which interstate you are on,
    but.....

    In Jacksonville, FL. Immediately next to I95 and 1/2 mile from Butler
    Blvd., outside in a parking lot, I can't get a PCS signal and am
    roaming. By the way, Jax is my home service area.

    Within 1/4 mile south of the I95/I295 merger on the south end of Jax,
    roaming about 25% of the time, no signal at all the rest of the time.
    No signal or in roaming mode almost to St. Augustine.

    On I10, west of Jacksonville, between Jax and Lake City, frequent
    "dead zones" with no signal at all. (I don't count the area in the
    Chaffee Road area, since I suspect the Navy has something in that area
    that blocks the signal, I don't know of any carrier with a signal in
    that 1 mile area). The dead zones are most frequent west of the
    Sanderson exit and on to Lake City.

    In Orlando, one mile away from Downtown Disney, about 1 - 2 miles off
    I4, no signal. On Disney itself, no signal.

    Down the I75 corridor between Ocala and Tampa, large dead zones.

    Down I95 between Daytona and Cocoa Beach, large dead zones.

    I4 between Daytona and Sanderson, a number of dead zones.

    In Oveido, FL, a suburb on the north side of Orlando within a few
    miles of the University of Central Florida, in my sister's front yard,
    no signal.


    Deb
     
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    On Fri, 11 Jun 2004 16:36:50 -0500, "Ernest D. Stalnaker"
    <ernest@purdue.edu> wrote:

    >I'm thinking about switching from Verizon to Sprint, but I keep hearing
    >stuff that scares me away. And I can't find anyone who can tell me if the
    >service will work well in an area that's about 2 miles from the Interstate
    >but kind of in the country (Verizon works well there).


    Not sure where in the country, or on which interstate you are on,
    but.....

    In Jacksonville, FL. Immediately next to I95 and 1/2 mile from Butler
    Blvd., outside in a parking lot, I can't get a PCS signal and am
    roaming. By the way, Jax is my home service area.

    Within 1/4 mile south of the I95/I295 merger on the south end of Jax,
    roaming about 25% of the time, no signal at all the rest of the time.
    No signal or in roaming mode almost to St. Augustine.

    On I10, west of Jacksonville, between Jax and Lake City, frequent
    "dead zones" with no signal at all. (I don't count the area in the
    Chaffee Road area, since I suspect the Navy has something in that area
    that blocks the signal, I don't know of any carrier with a signal in
    that 1 mile area). The dead zones are most frequent west of the
    Sanderson exit and on to Lake City.

    In Orlando, one mile away from Downtown Disney, about 1 - 2 miles off
    I4, no signal. On Disney itself, no signal.

    Down the I75 corridor between Ocala and Tampa, large dead zones.

    Down I95 between Daytona and Cocoa Beach, large dead zones.

    I4 between Daytona and Sanderson, a number of dead zones.

    In Oveido, FL, a suburb on the north side of Orlando within a few
    miles of the University of Central Florida, in my sister's front yard,
    no signal.


    Deb
     

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