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Cell phone tracking question

Discussion in 'Electronic Basics' started by Rusty Oxhide, Nov 8, 2012.

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  1. Rusty Oxhide

    Rusty Oxhide Guest

    I think some transistor-powered nerd might be tracking my movements by
    way of the emergency cell phone I carry.

    If I wrap my cell phone in Aluminum foil will this shield the signal
    from detection?

    Sort of a "tin-foil-hat-in-the-pocket" question? No. This is a serious
    inquiry. :-(

    Rusty Oxhide
     
  2. Jamie

    Jamie Guest

    How about turning it off?

    Jamie
     
  3. Guest

    Your GPS signal may be on by default, turn it off!
     
  4. Les Cargill

    Les Cargill Guest


    Turning it off should suffice. If not, pull the battery.
     
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