Re: can push to talk work where there is no signal?
- From: "Dean" <dean173@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2005 12:43:48 GMT
They call it
"Direct Talk - the Off-Network Walkie-Talkie".
Check website. Half their phones have it.
Haven't tried it.
"Dean" <dean173@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> AFAIK, not Verizon PTT phones.
> However, N**tel has a couple of phones with a direct radio feature which
> will allow them to work exactly as normal radio walkie-talkies, without
> going through the network.
> I can't recall the name they use for this feature, and the range is quite
> limited, but a ski slope might be an ideal place to use it.
> Of course, now that I think of it, seems to make a lot more sense to carry
> a $39, 2 watt, purpose-designed GMRS radio that works great, rather than a
> $250, 1/4 watt, useless cell-phone with you on the slopes
> Check their website or call CS. If I find the feature name I'll come back
> and post it.
> "Pawel" <pskudlarski@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>>I am getting mixed information about the push to talk option. Can it work
>>in the area (like ski slopes in vermont) where I get no network signal,
>>can ohones talk to each other directly?
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