Radio "apps" for smartphones....

Jeff Lehmann
Fri Jul 15 10:42:32 EDT 2011

Thanks for this. It seems quite accurate on my iPhone 4 within sight of the WDPX/WQRC/WPXC where I am at the moment.

Jeff Lehmann

On Jul 15, 2011, at 10:34 AM, Garrett Wollman <> wrote:

> <<On Fri, 15 Jul 2011 06:22:34 -0700 (PDT), Sean Smyth <> said:
>> On Fri, 7/15/11, Scott Fybush <> wrote:
>>> It's not an app, per se, but bookmark
>>> on your browser. Used from a
>>> location-enabled mobile device, this nifty little offering
>>> from our beloved Moderator quickly answers the question -
>>> "hey, what's that tower over there?," a function I expect to
>>> be using a lot in the next few days as I drive across the
>>> country!
>> Interesting -- didn't know such a site existed.
> Note that it depends on getting a precise location from your phone.
> Sometimes the phone won't bother to compute a good location unless you
> are running (or have recently run) its mapping/nagivation application.
> If you have used a location-based Web page in the browser recently,
> and that app asked for only "coarse" location, then your browser will
> continue to give that out for a while even to pages that request
> "fine" location.  A good thing for battery life, not necessarily what
> you want for identifying that tower out the car window.
> -GAWollman

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