How to get a phone signal anywhere

Many of us know the feeling all too well: Just when we need to make a phone call, the bars of reception are scant to none. But Graeme, who writes a blog called "Earth Mostly Harmless," gives us hope.

Succeeding where most would quit, he chronicled his ingenuity in a post titled "How I got mobile phone reception where there was no signal." We won't give away his secrets here, except to say that they involved Google Earth and a Wi-Fi antenna.

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