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Old 11-29-2011, 08:05 AM
colson79 colson79 is offline
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Originally Posted by Goonga View Post
thanks meta, i guess my brain was fried after a long day of work and i just missed that line.

Anyways, I tested it. I put my phone in field test mode, and it read -70. Then, I put my phone in the cradle, and it still read -70. I then proceeded to make a phone call to see if that would change anything. Nope, after the phone call, it still read -70. (I'm pretty sure when I was actually calling the person, it switched over to the normal bars).

Perhaps -70 is the best signal possible? Or maybe it works better in a spot with poor coverage?

(This test used a Verizon iPhone 4S, and a 2012 X3 with dock and bmw apps)
Interesting. -70 is not the best signal possible. I have seen this test done with another external antenna cradle and the signal improved from -70 to -55.
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