a new BBS...

r.stricklin bear at typewritten.org
Sun Sep 21 19:26:01 CDT 2008

On Sep 21, 2008, at 8:18 AM, Joachim Thiemann wrote:

> Depends on carrier.  IIRC (someone feel free to correct me), most
> modern phones that have serial USB or Bluetooth profiles (most Nokias
> and Motorolas do) support CSD (Circuit Switched Data), so serial data
> is not voice-band modulated at the phone, but sent to the carrier
> digitally, then modulated at their switch.

I used to use a Sony-Ericsson T610 as a bluetooth modem on my  
PowerBook, through T-Mobile.

If the GPRS data service was not available, I could send it AT  
commands and use it as if it were any other modem. Dialup through the  
GSM service was good for 9600 BPS.


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