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Are there plug in antennas available for iPhones?
Can you take something into the backcountry that aids in cell reception? I often could on cell for water info etc while hiking... Ideas on this please?

In GEAR » iPhone Q: does larger size mean better reception?
September 19, 2:25am

Thx Doug
What are some of the functions that you'd like to do that are not as easy to do with the iPhone? I really appreciate the sharp fellas and gals on this site... Curious to hear what you are doing...

In GEAR » iPhone Q: does larger size mean better reception?
September 17, 1:30am

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Well that is a pretty great response. I think some previous responders have given very little appreciation to size being a factor. So the word on the street here is that it could help if they built...

In GEAR » iPhone Q: does larger size mean better reception?
September 16, 1:08am

Thx
Jeremy is getting right at the issue I'm trying to get at. Not sure why some posters seem absolutely positive of their view that size doesn't matter (npi). Creating a dish type structure to...

In GEAR » iPhone Q: does larger size mean better reception?
September 15, 7:13pm

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To clarify -- I've been told the larger screen and phone mean the phone acts as a larger antenna. True? Certainly the frame is involved in picking up the signal... There was the issue with ...

In GEAR » iPhone Q: does larger size mean better reception?
September 15, 1:50am

iPhone Q: does larger size mean better reception?
There are two new models. One is larger by about 18%. Do engineer types here know if that equates to better reception? Thanks much and this is big on the PCT areas! PS- To clarify -- I've...

In GEAR » iPhone Q: does larger size mean better reception?
September 14, 10:59pm

Luxury item to carry alcohol and keep it cold
I travel light. PCT sections w 8-9 lbs base weight. But I've been thinking I might carry an insulated metal thermos for some day trips that keeps alcoholic drinks cold (it could keep anything c...

In GEAR » Luxury item to carry alcohol and keep it cold
September 01, 9:41pm

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I vote a knife is not needed but I carry one more often than not. Go super light and you can get a safe folding knife for nearly one oz. This is one of the last things I toss out during many la...

In GEAR » is a knife a non-essential item?
September 01, 11:41am

Would a newbie survive PCT w/ a steripen?
Curious to hear answers. Healthy fellow. Would it be cool? Easy and light certainly... I'd haul water but no sawyer mini perhaps? Please focus on steripen with advice / thoughts though. Likelih...

In GEAR » Would a newbie survive PCT w/ a steripen?
August 20, 1:41am

Gossamer Gear hammock width grey foam
You said you wanted light. Cut it down from 32" original shape. Use w light additional pad if needing slight addl cushion. All these suggestions so far seem to be a bit heavy. Wght depends on ...

In GEAR » Options for 25" Wide Sleeping Pads
August 02, 2:42am

All Reader Reviews by Thaddaeus Wharton

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zpacks Company
Joe even emailed a quick note from his NZ trip when I CC'ed him on my last order. They threw in an extra since I bought a bunch of gear. Really appreciated and a great outfit.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 03, 1:01pm