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Data Doctors Tech Tips | Ken Colburn & Brandon Disney
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Original Air Date: Mar 4, 2020



Off-Grid Communications




I love spending time in the beauty of mother nature, but that often means that I’m putting myself in places that have no cell service.

For the most part, that’s by design and part of what makes it so appealing, but there are times when you might want to make sure you have some form of communication just in case.

Anyone that finds themselves in this situation regularly might want to look into the solution offered by a company called GoTenna.

They have a special gadget that allows you to use text messaging and share your location with others that have the same gadget. The range for these communications can be from 1 to 50 miles, based on the terrain.

Open areas like ski resorts or hiking trails will likely make for a better signal over a crowded urban downtown setting.

It’s also a great alternative at huge events with thousands of people where the cellular networks get so overloaded, they’re practically useless.

Learn more at this off-grid communication option at: https://gotenna.com

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