Wavecom SMS modem
The Wavecom Fastrack device is fast and easy to install GSM modem. This device with GSM / GPRS connection provides the opportunity to develop M2M solutions. It is perfect for sending and receiving SMS messages. Stable and reliable operation in extreme environmental conditions. The small-sized GSM modem can be mounted in server houses or on a wall. The Fastrack modem can be controlled by AT commands. The GSM modem module can be connected via a serial port to a PC or other data processing or transmission device via a data cable.
Wavecom SMS modem setup
Ozeki NG 10 configuration
Wavecom SMS modem documents
Set up your Wavecom SMS modem
In the first step, you have to plug the SIM card into your SMS modem as Figure 1 shows it.
Figure 1 - Insert the SIM card into the modem
Next, as you can see on Figure 2, you need to connect the antenna of the modem to your SMS modem.
Figure 2 - Connect the antenna
To work with this modem, you have to connect it to a power supply. So, as Figure 3 shows it, with the AC/DC adaptor, plug the modem into a light socket.
Figure 3 - Plug the modem into a power supply
When the modem gets the power from the light socket, the red led on the modem should start blinking if you connected the SIM card right (Figure 4).
Figure 4 - The red light shows the connectivity of the SIM card
The last thing that you need to do in this setup process is to connect the modem to your computer. For that, first, plug the RS232 cable into your modem as you can see it on Figure 5.
Figure 5 - RS232 cable connected to the modem
Next, plug the RS232 cable to the converter (Figure 6), so now you can connect the modem to your PC by using a simple USB port.
Figure 6 - RS232 cable converted to a USB cable
Lastly, you just need to plug the cable with the converter into your computer (Figure 7).
Figure 7 - Connect the modem to the PC
Configure the modem in Ozeki NG 10
Now your modem is ready to be configured. The first step you have to fulfill is to open Ozeki NG 10 on your desktop (Figure 8).
Figure 8 - Open Ozeki NG 10
Next, log in with your Ozeki NG 10 account by typing your username and password as you can see on Figure 9 This account has to be created during the installation process.
Figure 9 - Login with your Ozeki NG 10 account
Here, in the SMS Gateway application, the first thing that you need to do is to create a new connection. For that, just click on Add new connection as you can see on Figure 10.
Figure 10 - Add new connection in the SMS Gateway
The next window lists you all the connections that you can create in the SMS Gateway application. Now, as Figure 11 demonstrates, you have to select the SMS modem connection by clicking on Install.
Figure 11 - Select the SMS modem connection to install
In the installation menu, you need to select the port, where you connected the modem. For that, just click on the Autodetect button as you can see on Figure 12.
Figure 12 - Autodetect the port where you connected the modem
This Autodetect option will detect your modem, and if it is connected right the following window should show up like in Figure 13.
Figure 13 - Details of the detected modem
Send an SMS message using the modem connection
At this point, you have an SMS modem connection in the SMS Gateway application. To handle SMS messages with this connection, first, you need to enable the connection (Figure 14) by turning on the switch button in the connection details window.
Figure 14 - Turn on the SMS modem connection
To send the SMS message, you need to type the phone number of the recipient (Figure 15) in the Recipient field.
Figure 15 - Type the address where you want to send the SMS message
Next, just type the text of the SMS message to the SMS field like in Figure 16.
Figure 16 - The text of the SMS message
If you are ready to send the SMS message, just click on the Send button (Figure 17).
Figure 17 - The SMS can be sent by clicking on the Send button
If you did everything right, the message will be received by the recipient as you can see on Figure 18.
Figure 18 - The received SMS message
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