fixing bug #1024 successful reports?

Vasco Névoa vasco.nevoa at
Mon Aug 10 18:05:41 CEST 2009

I've been following this discussion from a distance, not paying much  
attention, but I'd like to warn that this fix is better done by  
replacing the original capacitor. One should avoid putting wires  
inside an RF can, especially if they run towards the outside of the  
can. It ruins the can shielding purpose... you're probably setting  
yourself up for some other different problem derived from RF  
interference after you do that...

Citando Thomas HOCEDEZ <thomas.hocedez at>:

> Nice a picture is universally understandable !
> Just a doubt I still have: why did you draw the c1009 outside the GSM
> antenna. regarding to this picture :
> It is
> inside ...
> I'm a bit upset ...
> Bernd Prünster a écrit :
>>> Hi,
>>> We (french FR comunity) are trying to solve the #1024 bug. I put a
>>> 10uF SMD cap inside my GSM can, and I saw an increased battery life.
>>> your way to solve it is not as clear as I understand it.
>>> Correct me if i'm wrong : you only soldered the (+) of the c1009 cap
>>> to the GND ?  or other way my english tell me you did : on wire on
>>> the (+)  of the cap, on on the (-), and the two wires on the GND of
>>> the phone ?
>>> By advance thanks a lot.
>>> Thomas
>> maybe i screwd the description up
>> i attatched a pic describing how i did it.
>> basically solder a lacquer wire to c1009's (+) wich you will fit
>> through the shielding can so you can add another c in parallel which
>> can be any kind of tht electrolyte capacitor small enought to fit in
>> the gsm antenna. ofcourse this c also needs to be connected to gnd, so
>> take another peice of lacquer wire to connect the other capacitors (-)
>> to gnd.
>> hope it helps (pics will be postet within the next days)
>> br
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