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  Reply # 598304 21-Mar-2012 17:02 Send private message

networkn:
nofam:
networkn: What radios are you guys using for GB ROMS for VFNZ?


I've found the quality of each successive modem better than the last for VF to be honest - the ICS modems seem to be really good (running DXLP7 currently).



In phone settings is that the baseband? XXKL1 is what I have presently. Is your modem ICS specific?
 


Yes,  baseband is the modem. . . .And all modems are interchangeable with all firmwares; either flash it via Odin, or get a CWM-recovery .zip file, and flash from recovery. 




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  Reply # 598318 21-Mar-2012 17:40 Send private message

K1000716: 

Nope. That's an i9100 modem, not i9100T, damned if I know the difference but there is one.


The i9100 and the i9100T are exactly the same, the only difference being that the radio firmware of the T model disables unused bands, which is why they also have a lower SAR rating. 




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  Reply # 598337 21-Mar-2012 18:45 Send private message

This pdf shows the various changes between GB and ICS on the i9100 for anyone interested

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  Reply # 598411 21-Mar-2012 22:04 Send private message

d3Xt3r:
K1000716: 

Nope. That's an i9100 modem, not i9100T, damned if I know the difference but there is one.


The i9100 and the i9100T are exactly the same, the only difference being that the radio firmware of the T model disables unused bands, which is why they also have a lower SAR rating. 


Sweet - cheers for that. I'd always wondered, but never been curious enough to actively search the info out. ;)

I guess that effectively makes my I9100 a T model when I use the T modem then doesn't it? 

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  Reply # 598426 21-Mar-2012 22:44 Send private message

K1000716:
d3Xt3r:
K1000716:?

Nope. That's an i9100 modem, not i9100T, damned if I?know?the difference but there is one.


The i9100 and the i9100T are exactly the same, the only difference being that the radio firmware of the T model disables unused bands, which is why they also have a lower SAR rating.?


Sweet - cheers for that. I'd always wondered, but never been curious enough to actively search the info out. ;)

I guess that?effectively?makes my I9100 a T model when I use the T modem then doesn't it??

Lee?


Yep.. But this also brings to light an important issue - if you're roaming - particularly, if you're going abroad - you might want to flash the normal modem so as to enable all bands.




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  Reply # 598427 21-Mar-2012 22:48 Send private message

d3Xt3r:
K1000716:
d3Xt3r:
K1000716:?

Nope. That's an i9100 modem, not i9100T, damned if I?know?the difference but there is one.


The i9100 and the i9100T are exactly the same, the only difference being that the radio firmware of the T model disables unused bands, which is why they also have a lower SAR rating.?


Sweet - cheers for that. I'd always wondered, but never been curious enough to actively search the info out. ;)

I guess that?effectively?makes my I9100 a T model when I use the T modem then doesn't it??

Lee?


Yep.. But this also brings to light an important issue - if you're roaming - particularly, if you're going abroad - you might want to flash the normal modem so as to enable all bands.


Interesting point.

Just spotted this via twitter: http://www.sammobile.com/2012/03/21/breaking-this-is-the-galaxy-s-iii/ 






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  Reply # 598432 21-Mar-2012 23:02 Send private message

d3Xt3r:
K1000716: 

Nope. That's an i9100 modem, not i9100T, damned if I know the difference but there is one.


The i9100 and the i9100T are exactly the same, the only difference being that the radio firmware of the T model disables unused bands, which is why they also have a lower SAR rating. 


So blocking the other bands.. improves reception on 850 H+ band?? 




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  Reply # 598435 21-Mar-2012 23:17 Send private message

Damager:
d3Xt3r:
K1000716: 

Nope. That's an i9100 modem, not i9100T, damned if I know the difference but there is one.


The i9100 and the i9100T are exactly the same, the only difference being that the radio firmware of the T model disables unused bands, which is why they also have a lower SAR rating. 


So blocking the other bands.. improves reception on 850 H+ band?? 


I doubt it.. it's a different frequency so it shouldn't affect the reception. However, I always see a huge improvement in the signal when I use the telecom modem firmware as opposed to the international ones; I'm not sure why; perhaps the telecom modem has some other tweaks as well...




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  Reply # 598440 21-Mar-2012 23:54 Send private message

d3Xt3r:
Damager:
d3Xt3r:
K1000716: 

Nope. That's an i9100 modem, not i9100T, damned if I know the difference but there is one.


The i9100 and the i9100T are exactly the same, the only difference being that the radio firmware of the T model disables unused bands, which is why they also have a lower SAR rating. 


So blocking the other bands.. improves reception on 850 H+ band?? 


I doubt it.. it's a different frequency so it shouldn't affect the reception. However, I always see a huge improvement in the signal when I use the telecom modem firmware as opposed to the international ones; I'm not sure why; perhaps the telecom modem has some other tweaks as well...


Might try a t modem then. Some are using the jk1 modem for the telstra model. is there a more recent modem out? 




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  Reply # 598443 22-Mar-2012 00:26 Send private message

Damager: 
Might try a t modem then. Some are using the jk1 modem for the telstra model. is there a more recent modem out? 


Not sure about telstra. I'm using DCKL1 at present, and it works really well - better than DOKG2!




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  Reply # 598447 22-Mar-2012 00:43 Send private message

d3Xt3r:
Damager: 
Might try a t modem then. Some are using the jk1 modem for the telstra model. is there a more recent modem out? 


Not sure about telstra. I'm using DCKL1 at present, and it works really well - better than DOKG2!


download link please?

the ones kl1 ones below are dead 

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1131950 




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  Reply # 598449 22-Mar-2012 00:50 Send private message

Damager:
d3Xt3r:
Damager:?
Might try a t modem then. Some are using the jk1 modem for the telstra model. is there a more recent modem out??


Not sure about telstra. I'm using DCKL1 at present, and it works really well - better than DOKG2!


download link please?

the ones kl1 ones below are dead?

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1131950?

I posted a working link on the previous page.

This site is a pain to use on a phone, either in the browser or mobile site. I think I just requested someone to be a friend...






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  Reply # 598472 22-Mar-2012 07:49 Send private message

K1000716:
Neets: Thanks for the reply S. I already had this thread as a subscription. So here's where my "search skills" seem to be failing.  I'm searching for: TDCKL1 and still coming up empty.

Am I searching for the wrong thing?  Cheers. 


I think the original download link was "somewhere" in this thread. Rather than submit myself to that agony I googled it instead. ;)

I9100TDCKL1 Modem

Lee

Edit:
nomiss7:The XXKL1 modem is in the list at the top? Is that not the same at the TDCKL1 modem? Undecided


Nope. That's an i9100 modem, not i9100T, damned if I know the difference but there is one.


Thanks for that Lee.  Gave me my first opportunity to use Mobile Odin too.  Easy peasy.  Cheers 




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  Reply # 598474 22-Mar-2012 08:04 Send private message

I think this has been mentioned here before but since upgrading to ICS I send double SMS messages when using Handcent. It only shows as a single message from my end but to the recipient they get the message twice.

When I use the stock SMS program (ugh, ugly) they only receive the message once.

Anyone else got this issue?

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  Reply # 598530 22-Mar-2012 10:11 Send private message

Foo: I think this has been mentioned here before but since upgrading to ICS I send double SMS messages when using Handcent. It only shows as a single message from my end but to the recipient they get the message twice.

When I use the stock SMS program (ugh, ugly) they only receive the message once.

Anyone else got this issue?


Upgrade to LP7 or get Handcent 4.0
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1500002




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