Re: Cell Phone Extenders?

These devices are illegal to install and operate. Only a licensee is

> authorized by the FCC to install these devices. The fact that they are > easily purchased does not make them legal to use. > They are frequently the source of interference to commercial wireless > systems and more importantly, they are frequently the source of > interference to Public Safety radio systems. > There have been recent instances of law enforcement showing up at a > location where one of these devices is in use and demanding it be > disabled to stop interference to their radio system.

I had no idea this was the case -- and maybe it explains why Googling on the topic brought up such a mixed bag of mostly not very useful responses.

So, here's a Verizon customer, sitting at the north end of Silicon Valley, not way out in the hills, just a mile or two from downtown Palo Alto -- and less than one tower in the display on my phone. Any advice on how to approach Verizon about this?

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