Canada Phones Face Legalized Jammers

Careless, James
March 2001
Wireless Week;03/26/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 13, p71
Trade Publication
Reports the possible legalization of cellular phone jammers in Canada. How jammers work; Potential uses of wireless phone jammers; Stance of the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association.


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