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Re: Where are you located, and does Whispernet work for you?
« Reply #25 on: December 11, 2008, 12:18:34 pm »
Central Jersey has no problem with Wispernet

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    Re: Where are you located, and does Whispernet work for you?
    « Reply #26 on: December 11, 2008, 12:20:30 pm »
    Upstate NY (S. Tier region) WN works wonders and I always have 5 bars!

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    Re: Where are you located, and does Whispernet work for you?
    « Reply #27 on: December 11, 2008, 12:23:38 pm »
    Roanoke Virginia, good connections 3-4 bars so far around town.  Pretty good connection on I-81 going north from here, didn't check it the entire length of my trip though.  
    I also have the problem that it takes up to 5 minutes for the whispernet bars to show up on their own, but if I go straight to Amazon or the browser, I connect instantly.  I've only had problems downloading once, I think it may have been a busy time on the local part of the network.
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    Re: Where are you located, and does Whispernet work for you?
    « Reply #28 on: December 11, 2008, 12:50:36 pm »
    I live in a small town (Waynesboro, VA) and work in Charlottesville, VA. I checked the map for both before I purchased. It takes a while to connect and then its 3 bars, but that little +1 thingy, so not the fastest network.
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    Re: Where are you located, and does Whispernet work for you?
    « Reply #29 on: December 11, 2008, 02:03:06 pm »
    Troy, MI (suburb of Detroit) has 4 or 5 bars of whispernet, depending on where I'm standing in the house.  ;D
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    Re: Where are you located, and does Whispernet work for you?
    « Reply #30 on: December 11, 2008, 02:11:27 pm »
    Myrtle Beach, SC gets 4 bars.  So far, exceptional download times.
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    Re: Where are you located, and does Whispernet work for you?
    « Reply #31 on: December 11, 2008, 02:14:37 pm »
    MD eastern shore, 4-5 bars.

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    Re: Where are you located, and does Whispernet work for you?
    « Reply #32 on: December 11, 2008, 02:21:31 pm »
    NE Texas, Longview area. 3-5 bars in my house depending on the room. 5 Bars at my daugther's house in Kingwood, TX. NO whispernet at all at the hubby's apartment in SW Houston!
     

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    Re: Where are you located, and does Whispernet work for you?
    « Reply #33 on: December 11, 2008, 02:22:32 pm »
    I get lower-speed 1x. South Louisiana
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    Re: Where are you located, and does Whispernet work for you?
    « Reply #34 on: December 11, 2008, 02:33:51 pm »
    Arlington, VA:  you can't swing a dead cat without hitting a cell tower 'round here.  (apologies to the animal lovers among us)  I always have a great signal.

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    Re: Where are you located, and does Whispernet work for you?
    « Reply #35 on: December 11, 2008, 03:26:18 pm »
    I live in a VERY rural area in north Missouri and I have wonderful WN signal. No problem here.



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    Re: Where are you located, and does Whispernet work for you?
    « Reply #36 on: December 11, 2008, 04:02:27 pm »
    you can't swing a dead cat without hitting a cell tower 'round here.  always have a great signal.

    I can think of better ways to signal; swinging a dead cat seems a little extreme.

    I have heard however that swinging a dead cat is a sure cure for warts:

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    Re: Where are you located, and does Whispernet work for you?
    « Reply #37 on: December 11, 2008, 04:09:55 pm »
    Does a signal or dead cat cure warts.  Confused.  Hope its the signal.  Live in Rapid City, SD.  No WN service.  Really a bummer, but I did my homework before purchasing -- no surprises.  However I do feel just a little bit cheated in that I am not able to fully utilize my Kindle (am thinking her name is Abby. . . but maybe not).  However, change can happen in South Dakota. . . however slowly!  :)

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    Re: Where are you located, and does Whispernet work for you?
    « Reply #38 on: December 11, 2008, 04:12:38 pm »
    5 bars here in Portland, Maine!

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    Re: Where are you located, and does Whispernet work for you?
    « Reply #39 on: December 11, 2008, 04:16:37 pm »
    I live 20 minutes south of South Bend Indiana in the middle of nowhere and my kindle gets signal, but my husbands cell phone (which is sprint/nextel) does not.  Crazy how that is. ???

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    Re: Where are you located, and does Whispernet work for you?
    « Reply #40 on: December 11, 2008, 06:35:03 pm »
    In Montana where, of course, there is no Sprint.  I leave the state every now and again.   ;)
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    Re: Where are you located, and does Whispernet work for you?
    « Reply #41 on: December 11, 2008, 06:57:24 pm »
    Hmm - I didn't realize that it would take a few minutes for the bars to show up; I figured that they would show immediately like on my cell phone. Maybe I didn't leave it on long enough in Hanover for them to actually show up if they were going to. Will have to try again! :P

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    Re: Where are you located, and does Whispernet work for you?
    « Reply #42 on: December 11, 2008, 07:31:28 pm »
    I have a great connection in Jacksonville, FL.  Worked fine in San Diego too...and in the Atlanta airport.   :)

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    Re: Where are you located, and does Whispernet work for you?
    « Reply #43 on: December 11, 2008, 07:33:17 pm »
    I am located in South East Louisiana and have WN/EVDO which is not optimal but works well most of the time.
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    Re: Where are you located, and does Whispernet work for you?
    « Reply #44 on: December 11, 2008, 07:48:54 pm »
    5 bars in Germantown MD (about 20 miles north and a touch west of DC); 5 bars in Harrisonburg VA; 5 bars in the South Hills of Pittsburgh. I'll find out about Orlando in two weeks.

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    Re: Where are you located, and does Whispernet work for you?
    « Reply #45 on: December 11, 2008, 07:56:32 pm »
    Hayward, CA. 5 bars at all times. But that's not surprising.
     

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    Re: Where are you located, and does Whispernet work for you?
    « Reply #46 on: December 11, 2008, 08:00:28 pm »
    Palm Springs, CA. Never had a problem.

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    Re: Where are you located, and does Whispernet work for you?
    « Reply #47 on: December 11, 2008, 08:19:01 pm »
    Holiday, FL, just north of Tampa-always have 5 bars!

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    Re: Where are you located, and does Whispernet work for you?
    « Reply #48 on: December 11, 2008, 09:36:07 pm »
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    Re: Where are you located, and does Whispernet work for you?
    « Reply #49 on: December 11, 2008, 10:57:01 pm »
    No problems here in New York City.

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