GSM Tower Location and GPS

Pietro "m0nt0" Montorfano monto84 at
Wed Jun 25 07:36:01 CEST 2008

Joerg Reisenweber ha scritto:
> Am Mi  25. Juni 2008 schrieb Joseph Reeves:
>>> Here's another idea: Record signal strength and position information for
>>> generating a coverage map. We can record tower code, signal strength, and
>>> phone location. This information could be used with the Open Street Map 
> data
>>> to generate a real-world coverage map. This could also be useful during an
>>> emergency in a remote area. Instead of just knowing where the towers are I
>>> could look at the coverage map generated from other users.
>> I used to run SMan on an old Symbian phone of mine; it displayed this
>> sort of data (tower code, signal strength, etc) if you pushed a few
>> buttons. I always wanted a GSM wardriving application that would
>> record this data + GPS details for map production later.
> Those apps existing for ~10 years now ;-)
> /jOERG

Right, and using these infos from the GSM network we could make 
something like the Psiloc miniGPS,262299,Psiloc+MiniGPS




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