sometimes i look at my phone and it has a red 505 where signal strength ... BlackBerry Pearl forum
signal strenght goes red 505 often for no reason
sometimes i look at my phone and it has a red 505 where signal strength should be,and sometimes it does that when i go to make a call
505 is actually SOS, meaning you can make emergency calls only.
If it happens a lot, then there might be an issue with your phone. Otherwise, this does happen once in awhile due to carrier network issues, or if you're in a more rural area with spotty network coverage.
I see you've posted in the 8220 forum. Might want to change your profile to update your device information.
Welcome to posting, by the way. You've been a member here a month longer than me and there's a bit of a difference in our post counts.