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Can GSM trackers be configured to reply only when called?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by n6vmo, Mar 27, 2015.

  1. n6vmo

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    Can GSM trackers be configured to reply only when telephoned for GPS location?

    I have read that some will update position in realtime. For this feature, I would think the tracker would need to constantly transmit data to a cell site. Has anyone experienced RFI to their multi-rotor using one of these trackers configured to update in realtime?

    I would only like to poll it for location if I lost it or had a 'flyaway'.
     
  2. TeamYankee

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    Re: Can GSM trackers be configured to reply only when called

    Yes, the TK102B model for one.. to get a position you ring the number, wait for a text from it with the location.
    Or you can send it a SMS message "smslink123456" "123456" being the device password and it sends you a Google map link. :)

    [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUWz6FQfXN0[/youtube]
     
  3. Hughie

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    Re: Can GSM trackers be configured to reply only when called

    The RF-V16 does this. If you send it a dw# command it responds with a google maps URL of its current position.
     
  4. edonovanl

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    Re: Can GSM trackers be configured to reply only when called

    The Drone-Mods UAV Locator uses GSM and Satellites to locate itself, and very accurately. Place a call to your accounts phone number and receive a map location in just a few moments. I call mine every time before I fly to make sure it is locating my Phantom correctly.

    http://drone-mods.com/main.sc