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    Re: Cell phone time, etc
    From: Gordon Talge
    Date: 2005 Apr 23, 08:55 -0700

    Lu Abel wrote:
    >
    > Frank Reed wrote:
    >
    > > I wonder if cell phone companies actively seek locations for their
    > > towers so that their cells do not straddle time zone boundaries...
    >
    > Okay, here's a challenge for a list member living in or visiting
    > southern Nevada or northern Arizona.  Drive out to Hoover Dam.  The
    > Arizona/Nevada border runs right down the middle of the Colorado river.
    >   The two states are in different time zones (Pacific for Nevada,
    > Mountain for Arizona).  Plus Arizona does not observe Daylight time.
    > (The time zone difference is uniquely emphasized by clocks at either end
    > of the dam showing local time.)
    >
    > US highway 93 runs right across the top of the dam.  It would be an
    > interesting experiment to track cell phone time display whilst driving
    > across the dam...
    >
    > Lu Abel
    
    Can't do it now. We are on daylight savings time in California/Nevada.
    Arizona does not have daylight savings, so for 6 months it is the same
    time in California/Nevada as it is in Arizona.
    
    
    Gordon
    
    
    

       
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