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Notes on the Motorola i365 and i335

iDen handsets with Direct Talk back-to-back walkie talkie functionality

Acquired these from a well-known auction website, specifically for the back-to-back PTT features. Best distance I've managed to get so far is about 0.8 miles.


Notes on the i365:

Notes on the i335:

If only...

Given that there can't be much commercial viability left in obsolete phones, it would be nice if Motorola would make third-party firmware a possibility. There is lots of potential in the hardware. For example, the first thing one could want in a new firmware release would be the ability to boot straight to DT mode. Other wishlist items, some of which may not be mere software changes: