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The 700MHz Panacea?

by jotter507 / November 20, 2007 11:22 AM PST

Re: BOL Episode 608, wherein everyone (again) held up high hopes for the 700 MHz spectrum as a solution for wireless data coverage 'everywhere'. I've lived in my share of places, and I have never received clear over-the-air television reception without plenty of difficulty (positioning the antenna just so, at the right elevation, etc.)

If there are any broadcast engineers out there, please tell us how we're going to get good digital data delivered to the tiny antenna inside a laptop or other device using the same radio waves that never delivered good analog television without elaborate (and unsightly) rooftop aerial antennas,

Rochester, MN

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