|MadSci Network: Engineering|
Hi Rajmohan: Coverage actually overlaps between cell sites. So if a cell phone user is between two cell towers, both towers actually pick up the transmission. The towers negotiate and hand-off the call(transfer between towers) based on measuring the power coming from the cell phone. The tower that sees the most amount of power from a particular cell phone user, by definition, must be the closest tower to the user, and therefore will service the user. Abtin Spantman SPANTMAN@EXECPC.COM
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