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RE: Operations: where are you going to sit?
> For what it is worth, I believe that the use of cellphones in airplanes > is prohibited by the FCC, not by the FAA. That is, the use of cellphones > in airplanes (in flight) adversely affects the cellphone system. A > cellphone at a high altitude is visible in numerous cells, with conflicts > with the assumption that a cellphone will be heard (more or less) only > in one cell. > > Now, about the use of other radio receivers and transmitters in airplanes... > And for what it's worth -- they don't work above ~3000 feet. I assume this is due to the design of the cell site antenna. Not that I ever tried it in a private plane or anything... Mark Radabaugh (419)833-3635 [email protected]