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I almost choked on my Diet Pepsi when I saw this link on Twitter posted by RootMetrics...

 

Struggling with cell phone service? Perhaps a spray-on antenna will do the trick. http://mashable.com/2012/02/16/spray-on-antenna/

 

Maybe those of you looking for a WiMax booster can use this??? Follow the link in the quote above and read about the spray-on antenna. Comment below!

 

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Hell, why is Sprint wasting all this money on Network Vision? No wonder they're having financial difficulties! All they have to do is send their wireless subscribers a couple cans of this stuff and call it day!

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Interestingly, the owner of RootMetrics called in to troubleshoot one of the Sprint phones he uses for data gathering. Nice guy. I am not so sure that his data collection method is accurate. He had people drive around running an android app on a phone from each carrier. Too many vaiables in my opinion.

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Interestingly' date=' the owner of RootMetrics called in to troubleshoot one of the Sprint phones he uses for data gathering. Nice guy. I am not so sure that his data collection method is accurate. He had people drive around running an android app on a phone from each carrier. Too many vaiables in my opinion.[/quote']

 

I talk with Kevin at RootMetrics occasionally. He's a good guy. I once posted a video of how they do their collection. It was pretty interesting. I'm a major RootMetrics contributor. IMHO, I believe its pretty accurate. And its way more accurate than the coverage maps that wireless carriers put out there.

 

If you go and look at all the Sprint coverage at RootMetrics site in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Los Alamos areas, those are nearly all my submissions.

 

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I've pumped many, many hours and many many miles of Rootmetrics data collection into the system, and I can vouch for the fact that what shows on their maps matches my Real World™ experience - at least in my vicinity.

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I talk with Kevin at RootMetrics occasionally. He's a good guy. I once posted a video of how they do their collection. It was pretty interesting. I'm a major RootMetrics contributor. IMHO, I believe its pretty accurate. And its way more accurate than the coverage maps that wireless carriers put out there.

 

If you go and look at all the Sprint coverage at RootMetrics site in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Los Alamos areas, those are nearly all my submissions.

 

S4GRU is now mobile...posted via Forum Runner

 

Do they let you get your hands on a local copy of the logged data that is uploaded to the mothership? If so, is it useful? Does RootMetrics support LTE?

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