[FSO] GSM Radar/AT Commands

Alastair Johnson alastair at truebox.co.uk
Wed Oct 29 13:51:47 CET 2008

Arigead wrote:
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> Hello All,
>     I'm living in the land that mobile phone coverage forgot and
> thinking of how to improve my sorry situation. Before I go down the
> route of putting a GSM Antenna on top of the house and having a cable
> connected to my FreeRunner I thought I'd check out the other 2 GSM
> operators in my area and see what the signal strength is for them. Now
> my Nokia phone will not permit me to connect to a non vodafone signal so
> I've no idea how strong it is using the nokia.
> I'm not using the FR as a daily phone as yet but thought I could simply
> use an AT command to do a quick check on the various signal strengths. I
> tried "AT+WS46=?" but it has not come back to me and just hangs there.
> Does anybody, with better knowledge of AT commands then me, know of a
> likely command or if this is even possible.
> I was hoping that if I could find a stronger signal in my area I'd just
> change operator.

AT+COPS=? will list the visible providers, but not their signal strengths.

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