Getting signal while sitting

by Glenn
(Denver, CO)

I was curious to understand how loads are received in areas with weak or no signal? For example, I was recently driving through Nebraska and my cell phone service (AT&T) was intermittent throughout the state.

Do the computer boards have the same issue? If the carrier you're working for cannot get in touch with you, how would you know when a load is assigned?


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Mar 17, 2011
Dispatching a load.
by: Jimmy

Trucks equipped with Qualcomm ( a satellite receiver) have no problem, unless the truck is under a canopy sometimes. Most truck companies use Qualcomm. Cell phones are a different situation, so you may have to call in via land line. Or, your dispatcher can leave a voice mail and you'll get it when you have service. Jimmy

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