[Loadstone] Cell info

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at odyssey.cm.nu
Sat Dec 15 09:56:49 GMT 2007


If your cells display with propper names on your phone I'd say lucky you. I 
don't know if other places do this or not but I've never seen it. I'm not 
sure how exactly they'd get that name to you either. It would be nice to 
have thoe.

On Sat, 15 Dec 2007, David Allen wrote:

> Hi list!
>
> It is possible that I haven't comprehended correctly how this cell
> capabilities of Loadstone work, so if this is so, feel free to tell me.
>
> Here in New Zealand, cell sites seem to be identified with their geogrphic
> location in English on my phone. In Loadstone, they appear to have strange
> names relative to some point in my database.
>
> Yes, I am aware that I can label the cell by pressing 8 in navigation mode,
> but that assumes that I know for certain what cell site I am actually
> seeing. That is something I can't guarantee I know, for example around my
> house, where I get only one or two bars of network coverage, but according
> to the cell display on my phone, might see one of about five different cell
> sites.
>
> Since this information is obviously available, why can't Loadstone pick it
> up when it sees the site and capture this info automatically? I think it
> would be more useful if it did that.
>
> Cheers,
> Dave
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