3G iPhone Frequency Question: 1700mhz

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by legaleye3000, Sep 17, 2008.

  1. legaleye3000 macrumors 65816

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    Is the radio in a cell phone like a radio in your car, you can just tune it? I'm just wondering why a firmware patch can't change the frequency the radio operates at?

    (I would love for the iPhone to run on 1700mhz for T-Mobile USA)


    Thanks.
     
  2. Masquerade macrumors 6502a

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    depending the type and the size of, the antena gives you what the frequency range (probably a small range) you get as well the gain
     
  3. taibant macrumors member

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    if this was the case the phone wouldnt be fixed band
     

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