Community update: The 850 MHz issue

digger vermont dv_mlist at
Tue Nov 6 03:28:37 CET 2007

That's to bad.  Like many people I've been looking forward to getting a
Neo and using OM. Now I'm not sure if I will.  I do a fair amount of
camping and canoeing, at times in rural areas.  I wonder how often the
lack of the 850 band would cause problems?  I looked around some and
couldn't find any good info on where 850 is used.

Seems like this could affect a lot of people's decision to get the


On Tue, 2007-11-06 at 09:35 +0800, Michael Shiloh wrote:
> Unfortunately, this also affects the GTA02, which is now far too close 
> to production to try to enable quad-band operation.
> An 850/1800/1900MHz variant has been suggested but this is not yet 
> determined.
> Michael

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