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  1. Radio & GSM Antenna - where is the amplifier ?

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi, my GSM (telephone) hasn't been working for a while and now FM radio stopped as if no aerial. So I pulled the ICS and checked connections at the back - all looks ok - there are 2 coax aerial inputs only - one is (smaller) for the GPS maybe and the other bigger line on a TV - not sure what...
  2. 166 gsm

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hello, I am new to the 166 club after a spell with a new QV Mito. I have a 99 pre-facelift 166 with an 3.2L V6 and a 6-speed gear box taken from a post-facelift 166. The car was fully restored last year, including interior and mechanics and is in mint condition. My question is: I have the ICS...
  3. Fitting a GSM GPS tracker help

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi Guys, Ive bought myself a gps tracker (very cheap but works really well) and about to fit it. But i would like most of the extras to work too on it. So just to track its 12v + and - but i want to go the full hog. So it can:- 1) Cut out the engine 2) Set a 12v alarm off or horn if moved from...
  4. GSM antenna for DAB

    ICE & Blue&Me
    Has anyone experimented with using the existing gsm/gps roof antenna (pre facelift 156) for DAB reception? Or is there an easy antenna replacement?
  5. Need to fit an ICS GSM Microphone?

    Alfa 164 & 166
    I could not find an in depth guide for this, so hopefully, you will find this guide of help. I really can only apologise for not having taken photos, but I did not think of that until about 10 minutes after I finished :o Please note that the reference numbers for the existing in-car connectors...

    ICE & Blue&Me
    I have a big problem...... In the central console where is the navigation, audio system control, trip info, telephone.......the knowed Magnetti Marelli console that is mounted on Alfa Romeo 147 The problem it's with the phone is possible to open the sim (the messages can be...
  7. Behind-dash GSM + GPS aerial plugs: which is which?

    ICE & Blue&Me
    i'm amidst working on the stereo in my GT (Australian-spec). i have a separate mobile phone kit with external aerial. however, i've found two unused plugs behind the dash, which i believe are for the Connect Satnav setup (not actually an option here, cos of lack of mapping software): GSM and...
  8. GSM card failure

    Alfa 164 & 166
    I believe the Siemens GSM unit bolted to the back of my ICS has failed. Dealer will only replace complete ICS £2600+VAT - does anyone know wher to source the Siemens GSM module A20. It has a code - 830880-88010-A100-1. I've checked the aerial and believe this is OK. With the module fitted it...
  9. 166 Integrated GSM Phone

    Alfa 164 & 166
    :confused: I'm about to collect a used 166 with integrated phone slot but don't think it has a sim carrier with the car. Have deduced that I need to change to Vodaphone and get 2 sims (one for mobile & 1 for car), but does the large card on which sims arrive just fit in the slot or must I...
  10. CD radio with GSM car kit ?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I read most of the msg here... can someone please confirm if I understood it right or not... 1. GSM predispo is an optional item and adds the wiring to the roof arial so that it can be used for both the radio and GSM. 2. The CD radio has a mute pin to be muted when in call. 3. The CD radio...
  11. GSM predisp.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Guys, What does the GSM predisp. actually do, besides adding another €200 to the price of your bella? I didn't order it, and then had a full car-kit installed. The company that installed it (in front of my office, perfect service!) had no problem whatsoever with wiring, with connecting the...
  12. is the 147 radio ariel also a GSM ariel ?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    do you need a separate arieal for a car kit or can you share the same outside ariel as the radio ?
  13. Connect NAV+ GSM question

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    When looking at pictures of the CN+ system, it seems that the unit requires a creditcard size SIM card. I've already ordered (and recieved) a dual SIM from KPN, my provider. I recieved two push-out-creditcard-sized-sims. My normal cellphone is a nokia 6210 with a small sized sim. The phone can...