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Wave degradation over distances

  1. May 13, 2013 #1
    This is probably a simple question, but here is a little background from which to view the problem. A cellphone tower transmits a 4G data signal at 700Mhz to my smartphone. Assuming that it does reach my phone does the wavelength of that databurst change in transit? Thanks.
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  3. May 13, 2013 #2


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    The only change in wavelength would be as a result of Doppler shift. Unless you are moving very fast, the effect would be neglible.
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