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Topic # 113030 3-Jan-2013 08:30
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Western Bay of Plenty District Council is hoping for a successful proposal to install a cell phone tower at TECT All Terrain Park.
“Cellphone reception is extremely patchy. If you hold it at the right angle and grit your teeth you might get a bar.”

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  Reply # 739857 3-Jan-2013 19:08
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Great to see some positive news regarding cellphone towers. They DO NOT emit radiation (nor do microwave ovens). Furthermore, towers use only 2 watts of power, your average domestic microwave uses 800 or more watts of power. A great assett for commuters and locals alike.

This stuff makes me lol.

If a cellphone tower only used two watts of power, then solar would be waaayyy cheaper than a mains connection.

Interesting subject though, i see in places like china they are erecting solar powered cell sites. Does vodafone have any in NZ?

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  Reply # 739869 3-Jan-2013 19:39
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Yes Wind and solar

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