Archive for the ‘Wireless’ Category

Android CyanogenMod

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

Research Links

When they use the term "mod" it leaves one with the impression that the resident ROM code is being mod'd and not completely replaced.  However further reading leaves me with the opposite impression.

I am hoping to use it to have root access on my old phone so I can get rid of all the junk applications ATT included on it.

Lintz’s Notes about Android Rooting and Unlocking

Sunday, February 9th, 2014
General point, all phones:  As I unlocked various phones over the years, i found xda-developers forums to be the best for knowledge and tools: 
I did not use them immediately time,which cost me some time. should have used the geeky way below
 
(samsung galaxy s vibrant (sgh-t959) xda-dev geeky way)

Quick Explanation:
xda page with unlock tools:
 
Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant sgh-t959 no brain, tools way, which i used. I now remember what messed me up was getting the kies usb drivers to work (i am on win7). threw away notes but my memory is:
– Was amazed it actually worked!
 
Good luck, xda-dev is your friend …

Bluetooth RS232 wireless connection

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Research Links

Hardware: Deliberant WIFI equipment is cheaper version of Ubiquiti Equipment

Saturday, October 26th, 2013

Research Links

OpenBTS – Your own cellular phone cell

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Research Links

Ubuntu Edge Phone on IndieGoGo

Friday, July 26th, 2013

The Ubuntu phone is meant to push computing convergence. 

Switching from ATT Cell Phone Account to T-Mobile

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

Steps

  • Got an unlocked phone
  • Next step after vacation: switch number over to T Mobile.  

Links

Coverage Maps

Appears ATT has better spacial coverage.  But the areas it gaps in will not affect me often.  Could be an emergency issue in some hiking areas.  Carry a ham radio!

Nokia 5800 Hacking

Sunday, June 16th, 2013

Links 

How to unlock Samsung Galaxy SII SGH-I777

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Links

 

DrUnlockUSA which did not work

Helroz Method

 

Chainfire / Odia Method

Samsung 3G tool method

 

Rooting 

List of Cell Phone Carriers Modulation Type CDMA or GSM

Sunday, June 9th, 2013

Here is an overview of all GSM and CDMA based cell phone networks and carriers including their signal frequency in the United States. Updated: October 30th, 2008.

USA GSM Networks & Carriers:

  1. Advantage Cellular Systems Inc (GSM 850)
  2. Airadigm Communications (GSM 1900)
  3. Alaska Wireless Communications, LLC (Dutch Harbor) (GSM 850)
  4. Alltel Communications Inc (GSM 850/1900)
  5. Arctic Slope Telephone Association Cooperative (Artic Slope Telephone Association Cooperative) (GSM 850)
  6. AT&T Mobility (3G 850/1900)
  7. C T Cube, LP (GSM 850)
  8. Caprock Cellular Limited Partnership (GSM 850)
  9. Cellular Properties, Inc (Cellular One of East Central Illinois) (GSM 850)
  10. Centennial Communications (GSM 850)
  11. CGKC&H No. 2 Rural Cellular LP (West Central Wireless) (GSM 850)
  12. Chariton Valley Communications Corporation Inc (Chariton Valley Communication Corporation) GSM 1900
  13. Choice Wireless LC (AmeriLink PCS) (GSM 1900)
  14. Cincinnati Bell Wireless (Cincinnati Bell Wireless – Cincinnati, OH) (GSM 1900)
  15. Commnet Wireless, LLC (GSM 850/1900)
  16. Convey Communications Inc. (GSM 1900)
  17. Cordova Wireless Communications Inc (3G 850)
  18. Corr Wireless Communications (GSM 1900)
  19. Cross Telephone Company (MBO Wireless – Muskogee & McAlester: Oklahoma) (GSM 1900)
  20. CROSS VALLIANT CELLULAR PARTNERSHIP (BIG FOOT) (GSM 850)
  21. CTC Telcom, Inc. (CTC Telcom Wireless) (GSM 1900)
  22. E.N.M.R. Telephone Cooperative (Plateau Wireless – New Mexico RSA 2 and New Mexico RSA 6-II) (GSM 850)
  23. Easterbrooke Cellular Corporation (GSM 850)
  24. Edge Mobile LLC (GSM 1900)
  25. Edge Wireless (GSM 1900)
  26. Epic Touch Co (Elkhart Telephone Co – Liberal, KS) (GSM 1900)
  27. Farmers Cellular Telephone Inc (GSM 850/1900)
  28. GCI Communications Corp. (GSM 1900)
  29. Get Mobile Inc (GSM 1900)
  30. GreenFly LLC (GSM 1900)
  31. Indigo Wireless, Inc (GSM 1900)
  32. Iowa Wireless Services, LLC (GSM 1900)
  33. Jasper Wireless, inc    GSM 850
  34. Kaplan Telephone Company,Inc (PACE – UNITED STATES) (GSM 850)
  35. Keystone Wireless LLC (Immix Wireless – Pottsville, PA)    (GSM 1900)
  36. Lamar County Cellular, Inc (GSM 850)
  37. Long Lines Wireless LLC    (GSM 1900)
  38. MBO Wireless Inc (MBO Wireless – Stillwater, Musogee & McAlester: OK) (GSM 1900)
  39. Michigan Wireless, LLC (Bug Tussel Wireless) (GSM 1900)
  40. Mid-Tex Cellular, Ltd. (GSM 850/1900)
  41. Missouri RSA No 5 Partnership (GSM 850)
  42. MTPCS, LLC (Chinook Wireless) (GSM 1900)
  43. NEP Cellcorp, Inc (NEP Wireless) (GSM 1900)
  44. New Dimension Wireless Ltd (GSM 1900)
  45. New Mexico RSA 4 East Ltd Partnership (Plateau Wireless – New Mexico RSA 4 East) (GSM 850)
  46. NewCore Wireless, LLC (GSM 1900)
  47. North East Colorado Cellular, Inc (NECCI) (Viaero Wireless) (GSM 850)
  48. OK-5 Licensee Co., LLC (Cellular One) (GSM 850/1900)
  49. Oklahoma Western Telephone Company (Phoenix – Oklahoma)    (GSM 1900)
  50. Petrocom LLC (GSM 850)
  51. Pine Telephone Company (Pine Cellular) (GSM 850)
  52. Pinpoint Wireless Inc (GSM 1900)
  53. Quantum Communications Group Inc (Quantum Communications Group – Jacksonville, IL) (GSM 1900)
  54. SLO Cellular, Inc (DBA,Cellular One of San Luis Obispo)and Entertainment Ltd. (SLO Cellular(DBA,Cellular One of San Luis Obispo)and Entertainment) (GSM 850)
  55. Smith Bagley, Inc. (CellularOne) (GSM 850/1900)
  56. Stelera Wireless, L.L.C. (3G 2100/3G 1700)
  57. SunCom Wireless Holdings Inc (SunCom – Knoxville) (GSM 1900)
  58. SunCom Wireless Holdings Inc (SunCom – Atlanta)    (GSM 1900)
  59. SunCom Wireless Holdings Inc (SunCom – Charlotte-Greensboro-Greenvill) (GSM 1900)
  60. T-Mobile USA, Inc (GSM 1900)
  61. TerreStar Networks, Inc. (GSM 1900)
  62. Texas RSA 3 Ltd Partnership (Plateau Wireless – Texas RSA 3) (GSM 850)
  63. TMP Corp (SIMMETRY – Quincy, IL- Hannibal, MO) (GSM 1900)
  64. TX – 10 Licensee Co., LLC (GSM 850/1900)
  65. TX-11 Acquisition, LLC (Cellular One of East Texas) (GSM 850/1900)
  66. Union Telephone Company    (GSM 850/1900)
  67. WestLink Communications LLC (GSM 1900)
  68. Wilkes Cellular Inc (Via Wireless) (GSM 850)
  69. Wireless Alliance (GSM 1900)
  70. XIT Wireless (Texas RSA 1 Ltd Partnership DBA XIT Cell)    (GSM 850)

 

USA CDMA Networks & Carriers:

  1. Bell Mobility (3G/2G – CDMA2000 800/1900 MHz)
  2. MTS Mobility (3G/2G – CDMA2000 1900 MHz)
  3. NorthwesTel (2G – 800 MHz)
  4. SaskTel (3G – CDMA2000 800 MHz)
  5. Telus Mobility (3G – CDMA2000 800/1900 MHz)
  6. ACS Wireless (3G – CDMA2000 800/1900 MHz)
  7. AirCell (3G – CDMA2000 850 MHz)
  8. Alaska DigiTel (3G/2G – CDMA2000 1900 MHz)
  9. ALLTEL (3G – CDMA2000 800/1900 MHz)
  10. Appalachian Wireless (3G – CDMA2000 800 MHz)
  11. Blanca Telephone Company (3G – CDMA2000 800 MHz)
  12. Bluegrass Cellular (3G – CDMA2000 800/1900 MHz)
  13. Brazos Cellular (3G – CDMA2000 800 MHz)
  14. Carolina West Wireless (3G – CDMA2000 800 MHz)
  15. CellCom (3G/2G – CDMA2000 800/1900 MHz)
  16. Cellular 29 Plus (3G/2G – CDMA2000 800 MHz)
  17. Cellular Network Partnership (3G – CDMA2000 850/1900 MHz)
  18. Cellular South (3G – CDMA2000 800/1900 MHz)
  19. Cleveland Unlimited Inc. (3G – CDMA2000 1900 MHz)
  20. CMS St. Cloud (2G – 800/1900 MHz)
  21. ComScape (3G – CDMA2000 1900 MHz)
  22. Copper Valley Wireless (3G – CDMA2000 800 MHz)
  23. Golden State Cellular (3G – CDMA2000 800 MHz)
  24. Hargray Wireless (3G – CDMA2000 1900 MHz)
  25. Illinios Valley Cellular (3G – CDMA2000 800 MHz)
  26. Inland Celllular (3G – CDMA2000 800 MHz)
  27. Leap (3G – CDMA2000 2100 MHz)       
  28. Lyrix Wireless (3G – CDMA2000 800 MHz)
  29. MetroPCS (3G – CDMA2000 1900 MHz)
  30. Mobi PCS (3G – CDMA2000 1900 MHz)
  31. MTA Communications (3G – CDMA2000 850 MHz)
  32. Nebraska Wireless Telephone Company (2G – 1900 MHz)
  33. Nex-Tech Wireless (3G – CDMA2000 1900 MHz)
  34. Northwest Missouri Cellular (3G – CDMA2000 800 MHz)
  35. NTCH Inc. (3G – CDMA2000 1900 MHz)
  36. NTELOS (3G – CDMA2000 1900 MHz)
  37. Penasco Valley Telecom (2G – 1900 MHz)
  38. Pine Belt Telephone & Wireless (3G – CDMA2000 800/1900 MHz)
  39. Pocket Communications (3G – CDMA2000 1900 MHz)
  40. PYXIS Communications (2G – 1900 MHz)
  41. Rural Cellular Corporation (3G – CDMA2000 800/1900 MHz)
  42. Rural Cellular Corporation (2G – 800/1900 MHz)
  43. Sagebrush Cellular (3G – CDMA2000 800 MHz)
  44. Snake River PCS (2G – 1900 MHz)
  45. Souris River Telephone (2G – 1900 MHz)
  46. South Central Communciations (3G – CDMA2000 1900 MHz)
  47. Sprint Nextel (3G – CDMA2000 1900 MHz)   
  48. SureWest Wireless (3G – CDMA2000 1900 MHz)
  49. Thumb Cellular (3G – CDMA2000 800 MHz)
  50. UBTA (2G – 1900 MHz)
  51. Unicom Inc. (3G – CDMA2000 850 MHz)
  52. United Telecom (3G – CDMA2000 1900 MHz)
  53. US Cellular (3G – CDMA2000 800/1900 MHz)
  54. Verizon Wireless (3G/2G – CDMA2000 800/1900 MHz)
  55. WirelessNorth (2G – 1900 MHz)