[rescue] OT: free cell phone

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Oct 21 14:37:31 CDT 2003

On Tuesday, October 21, 2003, at 01:16 PM, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
> I have a 'rescued' Nokia model 5190 type nsb-1nx cell phone and
> battery for free (will, shipping costs, and say $3 for the time
> and trouble... so not quite 'free').
> When I got it a few months or so ago, it still had some charge
> in the battery... so the battery is probably good if charged up
> (it is now drained)... so maybe you just need an extra battery.
> This is a GSM ? phone (the ones that take the little 'flash' cards
> with the info on them... there is no 'flash' card in this one, it
> was removed before I got it).
> Any interested parties wanting to save this from the trash that
> have some use for it... speak up now....

   You're going to trash a functioning GSM cell phone??

   I will take it if nobody else has.

   Those 'flash' cards are called "SIM"...Subscriber Identification 
Module.  They're essentially ISO smart cards.


Dave McGuire                      "My tummy hurts now, but my soul
St. Petersburg, FL                 feels a little better."     -Ed

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