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Thread: use of GSM off the network
face BY : Chris Carr email (remove spam text)

> Hi Guys,
>     Does anyone know of a way to use a GSM phone in a "walkie-talkie" type
> of configuration without using any cellular networks. I have two that were
> left behind by upgrading and it would be very handy to use them for two
> communication around my home area(which incidentally is a cellular
> !). Is there some way to stop the phone searching for a network. Any info
> would be welcome
> John
As the Base Station and the Network behind it controls virtually everything
on your GSM Handset, this is a non-starter. It's not even worth breaking
them apart for useful components these days 8-(

Chris Carr

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