h a l f b a k e r y
This would work fine, except in terms of success.
add, search, annotate, link, view, overview, recent, by name, random
news, help, about, links, report a problem
or get an account
Phone lacking intensive antenna, so shirt enhances signal
A shirt with a copper wire sewn into it, and a small transmitter
that then retransmitts the cellular signal to and from your and
everyone's phones. So you and your community of antenna shirt
wearers have a good signal wherever you go.
[xenzag, Nov 05 2021]
||Too much copper right against your body could
become a copper salt which is one of those bad
things for you...
||Ha! [pashute] yes - it seems like two ideas
combined - antenna in clothing: ( perhaps done as
a concept in a1s link, but not WKTE) and an
altruistic human signal-booster, using said antenna.
So worthy of a [+] for altruistic thinking.
||As an aside, I had an animated debate with a radio
systems engineer about the plural of the word
antenna. we concluded that insects have
antennae, and radios have antennas.
||I think (in the UK at least) you would run into
transmitter licensing issues. Youd also have
problems with interference, power supplies, and
possibly power RF next to skin.
||I remember a discussion with someone who lived in
a remote valley in the Highlands. He wanted to use
a passive array (a receiver antenna passively
feeding a transmit antenna) to beam TV signals
to his house- effectively a kind of waveguide.
He was told by the Radiocommunications Agency
that it wouldnt be allowed as it was technically a
||See last link for Wonderbra version posted in 2010.
I always thought this was one of my best ideas.