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    Somewhat OT... Option 666, SF Bay area and phone carriers?

    I have option 666 (PCM cell phone) on my 997. It is awesome. However, I live in SF Bay area and GSM coverage sucks - at least for Cingular. Even the 8w power boost for the 666 does not always help. Has anyone ever tried another GSM carrier in SF Bay area? (it seems that many on this board are in the Bay area). I have other Cingular phone (and a Mercedes built-in) and they stink too.

    Re: Somewhat OT... Option 666, SF Bay area and phone carriers?

    Does T-Mobile have SF coverage? They are GSM as well

    Re: Somewhat OT... Option 666, SF Bay area and phone carriers?

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    jonquiljo said:
    ...Even the 8w power boost for the 666 does not always help.




    Where did you read this? It's probably a boost for transmitting... not receiving. You probably won't notice a difference on your end but other end will hear you much better.

    I have Cingular too and I'll probably keep my phone and service but add T-Mobile (GSM 1900 in home area) to 666.

    Re: Somewhat OT... Option 666, SF Bay area and phone carrier

    I think its in the owners manual. My dealer told me as well. It transmits with 8w - with ahndheld phones less than 1W.

     
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