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GSM 03.38 character set

The GSM 03.38 Default Character Set
Dec   0 16 32 48 64 80 96 112
  Hex 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70
0 0 @ Δ SP 0 ¡ P p
1 1 £ _ ! 1 A Q a q
2 2 $ Φ " 2 B R b r
3 3 ¥ Γ # 3 C S c s
4 4 è Λ ¤ 4 D T d t
5 5 é Ω % 5 E U e u
6 6 ù Π & 6 F V f v
7 7 ì Ψ ' 7 G W g w
8 8 ò Σ ( 8 H X h x
9 9 Ç Θ ) 9 I Y i y
10 A LF Ξ * : J Z j z
11 B Ø <ESC> + ; K Ä k ä
12 C ø Æ , < L Ö l ö
13 D CR æ - = M Ñ m ñ
14 E Å . > N Ü n ü
15 F å É / ? O § o à

Some additional characters can be sent using the <ESC> code in the above table plus an additonal character

Sending additional characters on GSM phones
You want to send ASCII   Send the following
Character Decimal Hex   Characters Hex Decimal
      <ESC> e 1B 65 27 101
<FF> 10 0C   <ESC> <LF> 1B 0A 27 10
[ 91 5B   <ESC> < 1B 3C 27 60
\ 92 5C   <ESC> / 1B 2F 27 47
] 93 5D   <ESC> > 1B 3E 27 62
^ 94 5E   <ESC> ^ 1B 14 27 20
{ 123 7B   <ESC> ( 1B 28 27 40
| 124 7C   <ESC> @ 1B 40 27 64
} 125 7D   <ESC> ) 1B 29 27 41
~ 126 7E   <ESC> = 1B 3D 27 61

This table shows the default GSM character set, but does not indicate how to encode the characters when you wish to send them in an HTTP POST message. See Character Encoding for that information.

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Character sets
bullet point ASCII
bullet point GSM 03.38
bullet point Unicode
bullet point HTTP encoding

The letter "A" has the following values
Number base Calculation Value
Decimal 64 + 1 65
Hexadecimal 40 + 1 41

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