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[How] to enter Monitor mode:
Go to "Phone options" or "SET UP", "Phone status"
[Now] go to "Network options" or "GSM SERVICE" and you'll find "Monitor" at the bottom of the list.
Click on the parameters on the images below
B, C1, CH, CI, LAI, LF, LS, TXPWR, N, PL, QF, QS, RX, RXAM, TA, TS
If you press right menu in Monitor mode you will see the six strongest
surrounding base transceivers.
Explanation to the headers: CH RL RM TX NB
Please note that some of the parameters (TS, TA, PL, QF, QS, LF, LS) will only show up when accessing Monitor mode during a call.
[N] National Colour Code, a way to distinguish two cells using the same channel. A GSM Network operator is assigned a NCC to be used in border areas to distinguish different countries networks. The operator can use any NCC in other parts of the country.
[PL] Power Level. Transmission power from Mobile to Base see table of conversions.
[LF] The C1 value using full transmission from base.
[LS] The C1 value using discontinous transmission from base.
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