Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Mobile, Technology, Telecom
|“The jamming technology works by sending out a radio signal so powerful that phones are overwhelmed and cannot communicate with cell towers.”
Matt Richtel, Devices Enforce Silence of Cellphones, Illegally
The radio frequencies used by cellphone carriers are protected, just like those used by television and radio broadcasters. The Federal Communication Commission says people who use cellphone jammers could be fined up to $11,000 for a first offense.