using a FreeRunner without cellular service

Christ van Willegen cvwillegen at
Mon Jul 20 11:36:30 CEST 2009

On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 1:06 AM, Nicola Mfb<nicola.mfb at> wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 12:56 PM, Rask Ingemann
> Lambertsen<ccc94453 at> wrote:
> [...]
>> Then it won't be turned on. Additionally, without a SIM
>> card, the GSM modem will refuse to turn on the transmitter and receiver.
> Uh! I really missed that! so not emergency call with no sim?

Strange, I thought that it _is_ possible to do an emergency phone call
without a SIM card installed!

Wikipedia tells me
( that _some_
GSM networks don't accept emergency calls without a SIM, but
apparently this is a network option, not a GSM modem option.

Christ van Willegen

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