How cell phone towers work

picture-13They’re pretty much everywhere, blocking out the scenery, breaking your mind. (There’s a song in there somewhere.) Cell towers route your call from origin to destination in the blink of an eye. The towers pretty much dot the horizon here and there. In some rare instances the cell company will disguise one as a tree or other clever structure.

Did you ever wonder how these towers work? How does one moving phone connect to another phone? Gizmodo has nice, short and sweet explanation that doesn’t require a degree in advanced engineering

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