[NTLK] Cellular setup for sale

From: Russell,Allen <Allen.Russell_at_boc.com>
Date: Thu Jan 24 2008 - 15:00:36 EST

I'm no expert but . . . isn't "CDMA analog" incorrect? CDMA is digital
service, just not the latest data system. True analog service was/is
called AMPS.

(note that I looked this up on my Newton of course, I wrote the note on
Dec 11, 1996)


> From: Greg Spencer <gspencer@sympatico.ca>
>Subject: Re: [NTLK] Cellular setup for sale
>Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 08:35:27 -0500
>On 23-Jan-08, at 11:23 PM, Aaron Brigati wrote:
>Folks, just an FYI - Greg has a .ca email address, so I'm betting
>this wouldn't effect him, but in the United States the analog cell
>network is being largely turned off in February, so this phone
>wouldn't work any more.
>It'll still work fine anywhere else, though.
>(This is causing a lot of issues. For instance, old OnStar
>installations in cars won't work any longer.)
>On Jan 23, 2008, at 4:39 PM, Greg Spencer wrote:
>> Housecleaning has unearthed my old StarTAC phone & modem that I used
>> to use with my MP2100. Since I no longer use either, perhaps someone
>> on the list would be interested in having it. Here's what's in the
>> box:
>> StarTAC CDMA analog phone - it's either a 6000 or 6500 - I used it on
>> the Bell Mobility network but it should work on any CDMA system
>> Phone manual - includes programming instructions so you can set it up
>> for your own network

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