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PostSubject: Cell phones, did you know????   Wed Sep 21, 2011 12:43 pm



For all the folks with cell phones. (This should be printed and kept in your car, purse, and wallet. Good information to have with you.)

There are a few things that can be done in times of grave emergencies.

Your mobile phone can actually be a life saver or an emergency tool for survival.

Check out the things that you can do with it:

FIRST (Emergency)

The Emergency Number worldwide for Mobile is 112. If you find yourself out of the coverage area of your mobile network and there is an Emergency, dial 112 and the mobile will search any existing network to establish the emergency number for you, and interestingly, this number 112 can be dialed even if the keypad is locked. Try it out.

SECOND (Hidden Battery Power)

Imagine your cell battery is very low. To activate, press the keys *3370#. Your cell phone will restart with this reserve and the instrument will show a 50% increase in battery. This reserve will get charged when you charge your cell phone next time.

THIRD (How to disable a STOLEN mobile phone? )

To check your Mobile phone's serial number, key in the following Digits on your phone:

*#06# .

A 15-digit code will appear on the screen. This number is unique to your handset. Write it down and keep it somewhere safe.

If your phone is stolen, you can phone your service provider and give them this code. They will then be able to block your handset so even if the thief changes the SIM card, your phone will be totally useless. You probably won't get your phone back, but at least you know that whoever stole it can't use/sell it either. If everybody does this, there would be no point in people stealing mobile phones.

And Finally....

FORTH (Free Directory Service for Cells)

Cell phone companies are charging us $1.00 to $1..75 or more for 411 information calls when they don't have to. Most of us do not carry a telephone directory in our vehicle, which makes this situation even more of a problem. When you need to use the 411 information option, simply dial:

(800) FREE411 or (800) 373-3411

Without incurring any charge at all. Program this into your cell phone now.

This is sponsored by McDonalds.

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PostSubject: Re: Cell phones, did you know????   Thu Sep 22, 2011 3:40 pm

That is great info for these people that use cell phones. Personally I detest the dang things and refuse to have one.
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PostSubject: Re: Cell phones, did you know????   Thu Sep 22, 2011 8:15 pm

Good stuff Final. I will make use of the info.

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PostSubject: Re: Cell phones, did you know????   Fri Sep 23, 2011 5:43 am

I know what you mean 4ST EYES, I own one but it sits under my pc on a shelf. The last time I used it was over 10 months ago

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PostSubject: Re: Cell phones, did you know????   Fri Sep 23, 2011 2:29 pm

Most of the places I,m working the dang things don't work anyways and I have to take a sat phone. I've only used it a few times and that was manditory check ins on fly-in trips (or to contact my chopper to pick me up). The Iridium is miles ahead of the old Goldstar (which was as usless as .....).
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PostSubject: Re: Cell phones, did you know????   Sat Sep 24, 2011 5:58 am

I was thinking of getting one [sat phone] for the moose hunts but its still too costly, for me anyway.

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PostSubject: Re: Cell phones, did you know????   Sat Sep 24, 2011 9:16 am

Yes they are expensive, especially if you call someone who likes to gab. The minute rate will kill you if you go over your monthly alottment.
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