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EvDO roaming on former Alltel's Cellular-A license? Channel 28 would be in the CLR-A band, but I'm too lazy to look up who wons it in Boston.

 

EDIT: Apparently PCS has that channel number as well. It would have to be the lowest possible CDMA channel in PCS (so the A block), with a center frequency 1.4 MHz above the bottom of the band.

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EvDO roaming on former Alltel's Cellular-A license? Channel 28 would be in the CLR-A band, but I'm too lazy to look up who wons it in Boston.

 

EDIT: Apparently PCS has that channel number as well. It would have to be the lowest possible CDMA channel in PCS (so the A block), with a center frequency 1.4 MHz above the bottom of the band.

 

Any idea why Sprint would be using AT&T's A block for EVDO?

 

Uploaded a pic in first post.

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Your EVDO state is inactive, the MAC Index is showing 0, and the band class is zero. My guess is your phone does not have an EVDO connection at all, but rather it's connected via 1x on data. Are you stock or do you have a custom rom installed which shows 1x or 3G at the top depending on your data connection?

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Your EVDO state is inactive, the MAC Index is showing 0, and the band class is zero. My guess is your phone does not have an EVDO connection at all, but rather it's connected via 1x on data. Are you stock or do you have a custom rom installed which shows 1x or 3G at the top depending on your data connection?

 

This makes more sense. Stock rom, so I only can go off the debug menu.

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Your EVDO state is inactive, the MAC Index is showing 0, and the band class is zero. My guess is your phone does not have an EVDO connection at all, but rather it's connected via 1x on data. Are you stock or do you have a custom rom installed which shows 1x or 3G at the top depending on your data connection?

 

Bingo.. 3g is not connected in that picture. When idle it shows erroneous numbers and I have seen the 28 many times when this happens.

 

Sent from my C64 w/Epyx FastLoad cartridge

 

 

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EVDO Engineering screen, EVO 4G LTE.

 

Not sure if the image was there earlier, my work blocks most image hosting sites. Do apologize for the redundant questions

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Your EVDO state is inactive, the MAC Index is showing 0, and the band class is zero. My guess is your phone does not have an EVDO connection at all, but rather it's connected via 1x on data. Are you stock or do you have a custom rom installed which shows 1x or 3G at the top depending on your data connection?

Bingo.. 3g is not connected in that picture. When idle it shows erroneous numbers and I have seen the 28 many times when this happens.

 

Sent from my C64 w/Epyx FastLoad cartridge

 

 

Thx for the help guys. I've never not had EVDO, so it was confusing :)

 

Hopefully the 1x in downtown Boston has something to do with them messing with LTE.

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