Couldn't reply to previous locked thread. So starting a new one.
A reply from Verizon support in previous thread:
"If you are getting this symbol on your device then chances are you are in an area in which all wireless coverage is compromised. If this is the case then please provide us with the zip code and the device that you have so we can look into this for you.
Here is where I experienced 1x for the first time: yesterday, in and around Garden City, MO 64747 and Harrisoonville, MO 64701
Can anything be done about this?