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Re: Using Cell Phone as Pager
Fri, 14 Jan 2005 19:07:14 -0500

Rick Merrill wrote:

> Ahem, pagers are receive only; cell phones Always Transmit, even if you
> are not placing a call. The energy dissipated is always strongest near
> a transmitter. There is very little energy radiated near a receiver.

Ahem, pagers generate an intermediate frequency. For that instance so
do Radar Detectors. VG2 Detector Detectors can receive/detect the it.
The pager isn't a passive receiver, and while it doesn't transmit the
cell phone's "Hello, I'm over here" signal, it does emit something


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