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No luck sending you diagnostics. Tried on LTE & WiFi. Got a screenshot of the error I got while sending:

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I am using an unrooted S7 on Sprint, running the U firmware (Unlocked) 7.0

Same error on my S7 Edge VZW.

 

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Thanks guys, my hosting provider is having issues. I got the website back online this morning, still working on the reporting gadget..

 

-Mike

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Mike, I've encountered a bug where changing a site note on the 1x side doesn't change them all. I remember the lte notes did the same thing but you fixed that. Any way to address this in future builds? Thanks for all you do!

 

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Not really anything mike can do unless you want to make a spreadsheet of all the SID. ALU and Samsung use different places in the BID to put the sector identifier.
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This may have been asked before. I have a new phone and wonder if I can retrieve my site notes to import into the app in the new phone.

 

TIA,

David

 

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This may have been asked before. I have a new phone and wonder if I can retrieve my site notes to import into the app in the new phone.

 

TIA,

David

 

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Back up your database on the old phone, import said database on new.

 

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This may have been asked before. I have a new phone and wonder if I can retrieve my site notes to import into the app in the new phone.

 

Thanks @RyanThaDude, you beat me to it! @davidtm, go to Logs > Backup Log Database on your old device. That will save a file (/SignalCheck/timestamp_signalcheck_log.db) on your device. Copy that file onto your new device and go to Logs > Import Log Database on that device. Navigate to wherever you saved the file, select it, and you should be all set.

 

Right now, importing a log will erase any existing log entries on that device. The app will warn you of this.

 

-Mike

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Mike, I've encountered a bug where changing a site note on the 1x side doesn't change them all. I remember the lte notes did the same thing but you fixed that. Any way to address this in future builds? Thanks for all you do! 

Not really anything mike can do unless you want to make a spreadsheet of all the SID. ALU and Samsung use different places in the BID to put the sector identifier.

 

Flompholph nailed it.. it's not a bug, that is how the app has always functioned. I do feel your pain, because when I'm trying to ID a new 1X connection it's annoying.

 

LTE sites are easier to correlate because there is a clear, consistent pattern between GCIs at the same site. On the CDMA side, a character in the hex BID value does indicate the sector, but as stated, it varies depending on which market you are in. I tried coming up with something to match these up, but it proved to be sloppy and unreliable at the time.

 

If I could determine a way to identify which BID configuration is in play (I'm guessing there might be a range of SIDs for each vendor?), I might be able to revisit it.

 

-Mike

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Flompholph nailed it.. it's not a bug, that is how the app has always functioned. I do feel your pain, because when I'm trying to ID a new 1X connection it's annoying.

 

LTE sites are easier to correlate because there is a clear, consistent pattern between GCIs at the same site. On the CDMA side, a character in the hex BID value does indicate the sector, but as stated, it varies depending on which market you are in. I tried coming up with something to match these up, but it proved to be sloppy and unreliable at the time.

 

If I could determine a way to identify which BID configuration is in play (I'm guessing there might be a range of SIDs for each vendor?), I might be able to revisit it.

 

-Mike

Thanks Mike, didnt know if it was intentional or not. Thanks for the explanation.

 

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Not really anything mike can do unless you want to make a spreadsheet of all the SID. ALU and Samsung use different places in the BID to put the sector identifier.

Which is why I am sooo thankful for the database file that you maintain :tu: . Adding CDMA site notes were too much of a hassle to add to my personal database file.

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Sending diagnostic reports is partially fixed.. still failing about 25% of the time but nobody can figure out why. I installed a completely different script on the server and it is still occasionally kicking back that "Temporary redirect" error. I will keep working on it..

 

EDIT: It seems to be working consistently again. Sorry for the inconvenience.

 

-Mike

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Apologies if this has been mentioned before. But is there anyway to change the color of the icon in status bar when the status bar is white or light colored. Right now it just looks like white characters on white a background and it's illegible. Thanks MikeJ

 

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Apologies if this has been mentioned before. But is there anyway to change the color of the icon in status bar when the status bar is white or light colored. Right now it just looks like white characters on white a background and it's illegible. Thanks MikeJ

 

I've had a couple e-mails about this.. the light/dark color switching is completely controlled by the OS. There are no options on the developer side to configure how that works. Others who reported this issue had custom ROMs or launchers installed, so it's likely related to some sort of customization like that. It adjusts properly on stock ROMs.

 

-Mike

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I've had a couple e-mails about this.. the light/dark color switching is completely controlled by the OS. There are no options on the developer side to configure how that works. Others who reported this issue had custom ROMs or launchers installed, so it's likely related to some sort of customization like that. It adjusts properly on stock ROMs.

 

-Mike

Ah ok thanks Mike. I do have nova installed. But not a custom rom just regular ol Samsung s7e. I only brought it up because every other black/white icon I have handles the light/dark thing pretty seamlessly. So I thought it was an easy fix. Thanks tho!

 

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Ah ok thanks Mike. I do have nova installed. But not a custom rom just regular ol Samsung s7e. I only brought it up because every other black/white icon I have handles the light/dark thing pretty seamlessly. So I thought it was an easy fix. Thanks tho!

 

Sorry! Complain to the Nova Launcher people.. that has been the most common offender based on those who have reached out to me.. do all of the different SCP icons do it? Or only the multi-layered ones (i.e. band + signal strength)? That's the only thing I can think of that might differ from other apps.

 

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Nova does have an option to have slight shading at the top and bottom of the screen, which helps some.

 

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Mike I went back to the band 66 area and sent you a report

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Mike I went back to the band 66 area and sent you a report

 

Got it. Confirmed the OS is undoubtedly reporting EARFCN 950. Based on the math and everything posted here and elsewhere, it seems as if there's an issue with Android or Qualcomm radio firmware when the EARFCN is in the higher ranges (above 47000 at least). I reported it to Android, I'll figure out how to nag HTC and Qualcomm too.

 

-Mike

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Possible bug, this is showing as 10x10 second carrier, and I think it's just first carrier based on the earfcn.

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Also, it looks like second B25 carrier is showing in Pittsburgh with 08 GCI ending. It's not 10x10 though, only the first carrier is. I couldn't get a screenshot with valid earfcn data though, it kept kicking me off as soon as I connected.

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EDIT: Actually, I just realized the GCI is the same for each of these... but TAC and PCIs differ. And the GCI isn't in Pittsburgh's range. Could be a weird issue of persistent bad data...

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The Shentel market 10x10 2nd carrier is NOT showing as 10x10 in areas where it's active. 2nd carrier is showing as "normal" 5x5 in SCP. I'm sure it's a work in progress.

 

I was just in the Philly (or possibly Central PA) market and the 10x10 notation was accurate there. I was near the border between them on I-78 when I noticed it and checked it to be accurate. I just can't remember for sure what market I was in at the time.

 

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That was deferred until next release.

 

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Possible bug, this is showing as 10x10 second carrier, and I think it's just first carrier based on the earfcn.

 

Also, it looks like second B25 carrier is showing in Pittsburgh with 08 GCI ending. It's not 10x10 though, only the first carrier is. I couldn't get a screenshot with valid earfcn data though, it kept kicking me off as soon as I connected.

 

EDIT: Actually, I just realized the GCI is the same for each of these... but TAC and PCIs differ. And the GCI isn't in Pittsburgh's range. Could be a weird issue of persistent bad data...

 

Yeah you might have had some stuck data for some reason, but in a Samsung market (PIT is) 08 indicates 10x10. There is a bug in the current version that will show inaccurate 10x10 in ALU markets, it'll be fixed in next update.

 

 

The Shentel market 10x10 2nd carrier is NOT showing as 10x10 in areas where it's active. 2nd carrier is showing as "normal" 5x5 in SCP. I'm sure it's a work in progress.

 

What GCI endings? Can't remember off the top of my head what made it into the current release and what I have added since..

 

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What GCI endings? Can't remember off the top of my head what made it into the current release and what I have added since..

 

-Mike

That's probably the problem. B25 2nd carrier endings here (Shentel) are 09, 0A, 0B, but they use those for both 5x5 and 10x10. I was hoping you were able to use something to pull from the modem to get that info.

 

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That's probably the problem. B25 2nd carrier endings here (Shentel) are 09, 0A, 0B, but they use those for both 5x5 and 10x10. I was hoping you were able to use something to pull from the modem to get that info.

 

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Not yet by earfcn just by GCI and ALU 10x10 should end with 11/12/13. That is why ingenium first image shows 10x10. I also thought earfcn 8640 was 10x10.

 

Sprint does not always show 10x10 in GCI format depending on the market like Pittsburgh is not shown by GCI.

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That's probably the problem. B25 2nd carrier endings here (Shentel) are 09, 0A, 0B, but they use those for both 5x5 and 10x10. I was hoping you were able to use something to pull from the modem to get that info.

 

Aha.. no, I haven't gone down that road yet. EARFCNs are displayed and used to indicate band, but that's it for now. Trying to weed out all the bugs that small piece has created before I jump into doing more with it. The 10x10 indicator only shows up if it matches one of the GCI patterns.

 

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Looking for a favor from those of you with compatible devices in markets with carrier aggregation live.. if you think CA is active (I believe you need to be actively transferring data to really know), please send a diagnostic report from the app (About > Send Diagnostics) while it's active. Please include a note stating why you're sending it (something simple like "CA active" is fine). Trying to get it working in SCP, but I need some more real-world data to make sure I'm doing it right.

 

Thanks,

-Mike

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