Strength int to bar conversion

Rui Miguel Silva Seabra rms at
Mon Jan 5 16:41:03 CET 2009

On Mon, Jan 05, 2009 at 04:06:24PM +0100, Michele Renda wrote:
> On 05/01/2009 15:54, Rui Miguel Silva Seabra wrote:
> > If it's a 4 bar system, shouldn't you try to use values close to steps
> > of 25 ?
> I was thinking this too, but the problem in real life is that bar are 
> more linked to the quality of conversation, than to a proportional 
> correlation with the strength of the signal.
> I explain: let suppose that I have strenght = 26, i have 2 bar. but is 
> possible that with strenght 26 I can make a normal conversation, so the 
> person can say that the bar are wrong.
> In my city is difficult to see the strength < 80.

If you only look at signal strenght, yes. But you should also take
signal noise in consideration.

You can have 100% signal strength and still not hear anything useful due
to noise... much less make/receive calls.


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