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PostPosted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 10:24 pm 
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"Plenty of people experience nature through a lens. So it's no surprise that Yellowstone National Park wants to enhance cellular and Wi-Fi coverage throughout some of its 2.2 million acres. It would require serious infrastructure changes, including two new cellular towers at scenic points, and a bulky antennae platform on historic Mount Washburn.

. . .Maps from service providers AT&T and Verizon, according to PEER, indicate that coverage would bleed into Yellowstone's backcountry areas, which are cherished in part for their remoteness."

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:15 am 
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Great question. Will the youth stop going to National Parks unless they get WiFi? Or will they get to even experience them if their face is looking at a tablet instead of a timber wolf?

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:51 am 
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Withdrawal from tech devices could make summer vacation a nightmare, but park infrastructure is losing out to cell towers for improvement
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I don't want to see a cell tower by Yellowstone Falls. :angry2:


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 8:12 am 
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So many parks are already overcrowded so as a park visitor I wouldn't mind if more people stayed away. Probably wouldn't be a bad idea to close a few roads while they are at it. Let people walk on them instead of sitting bumper to bumper snorting exhaust fumes.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:17 pm 
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I'm ok with it as long as the towers are out of sight.

And I personally hate smart phones, but I can compromise! See! :lol:

I can just see it now, some dip sh*t tourist walking and staring at their phone, texting, and they run right into a Bison or Grizzly bear, or fall off a cliff. LoL Halarious.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:52 am 
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People get distracted with taking videos with their phone versus having the experience for themselves.


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