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Dash Radio Increase Hack to Increase Bandwidth

3rd April 2009, 08:31 AM |#1  
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I've been reading around, and have seen that some people have been able to increase the radio power on their phones leading to increased bandwidth... Has anyone successfully done this? If so, how can I do this?
 
 
3rd April 2009, 10:50 PM |#2  
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wow...i didn't even know that was possible...i always thought that was controlled by the network...as in the towers or something. then again where there's a will..there's a way
3rd April 2009, 10:57 PM |#3  
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I'm not sure about hacking a Radio? I know that there are different Radio's available that allow different reception\battery life\GPS fix, there are a few radio's out for the Dash\Excalibur but not as much choice as many other models mainly due to fact not as many official builds or people porting them from other models.
4th April 2009, 06:36 AM |#4  
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I've been reading around, and have seen that some people have been able to increase the radio power on their phones leading to increased bandwidth... Has anyone successfully done this? If so, how can I do this?

I have also heard about this !.! several times on 2 forums (I cannot remember witch ones)

I thought this would be really cool hack did lots of research BUT NEVER found a how to guide.
there is people saying this is possible but there is no guide.....
4th April 2009, 07:46 AM |#5  
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Never bad to have a strounger Radio on Dash Excalibur
30th August 2009, 07:13 AM |#6  
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I've been reading around, and have seen that some people have been able to increase the radio power on their phones leading to increased bandwidth... Has anyone successfully done this? If so, how can I do this?

I hate reviving dead threads... but a quick explanation which might spur interest. This would be plausible for any American phone that isnt running the T-mobile network. Radio signal runs off the towers, when a cellular company increase cellular tower power they release a patch OTA (most times) or on the web page changing the current radio software to the updated radio software. Sooo I know that tmo has nothing new i checked with a tmo rep today but at&t might be an option worth looking at.
30th August 2009, 02:04 PM |#7  
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Radio Hacking to get better bandwith
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Originally Posted by stylez

I'm not sure about hacking a Radio? I know that there are different Radio's available that allow different reception\battery life\GPS fix, there are a few radio's out for the Dash\Excalibur but not as much choice as many other models mainly due to fact not as many official builds or people porting them from other models.

Hi stylez,

you´ve spoken about some wm 6.5 roms, wich habe different battery life and reception. Could you tell me a rom, with has a better battery-lifetime than the last 3vo-rom (wich is absolutely perfect but has a battery-lifetime of less than one day. )

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