Community update: GSM firmware, 850MHz experiment, GTA02 progress

Richard Reichenbacher richard5 at
Mon Dec 10 03:46:44 CET 2007

Michael Shiloh wrote:
> Hi,
> GSM Firmware update:
> We've been informed that everything legal has been agreed upon by all 
> parties, and all that remains is to get everything signed. Apparently 
> the process of getting things signed takes a few weeks!
> 850MHz experiment:
> As mentioned before we're looking into offering an 850MHz variant of 
> the triband GTA02.
> Since the GSM section is essentially the same between GTA01 and GTA02, 
> we thought a good experiment would be to modify a couple GTA01 
> handsets for 850MHz and to test them out here in the USA. I just 
> received these handsets on Friday and am now trying to figure out how 
> to thoroughly test them. Rather than me traveling around the country, 
> it might make sense to ship them to various users to test them with 
> different carriers.  Please write to me if you are in an 850MHz area 
> and are interested in participating.

Hey Michael,

I just realized that I might be road tripping from Tucson, AZ to Fort 
Myers, Fl sometime soon.  I'd be able to test 850 all along the south.  
Let me know if I might qualify for the test.

Richard Reichenbacher

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