freerunner unable to work with 3G SIMCards?

Michael Kluge vollseil at
Tue Jul 8 19:07:35 CEST 2008

martin-o23533 at schrieb:
> On Tue, Jul 08, 2008 at 03:17:17PM +0200, Michael Kluge wrote:
>>>> My German Blau SIM (On the back it says, amongst other things, 3V -
>>>> does that mean volts?) does NOT work on my new GTA02, despite what is
>>>> on
>>>> One colleague's Dutch Orange SIM did work, but two other German
>>>> Vodafone SIMs did not.
>>>> One German and one Dutch T-Mobile SIM did not work, but a German
>>>> Debitel (T-Mobile
>>>> reseller) did.
>>>> Nor did a 1 year old German O2 SIM.
>>> Tried 4 more German SIMs - none of the them worked:
>>> D2 Mannesmann (7 years old)
>>> Vodafone
>>> O2
>>> T-D1 (T-Mobile)
>>> I don't see any pattern.
>>> Who has a German SIM working in their FR?
>> Yes, I have two, both work fine:
>> - D1 T-Mobile (from mobilcom) ~1year old
>> - E-PLUS SIMYO ~1month ol
> Can you please post what's written on the simyo one? 
> I've got a new simyo card too and it claims to be 1.8V, but i don't have a
> freerunner to test it and i can't justify buying one if it's likely that it
> won't work....
> second line of the text on my sim reads 72K 1.8V #569 J276
Sure. "72K 3V #568 H276". I ordered the card mid Juni 2008 and it was 
shipped June, 20 to be exact :)


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