On Wed, 2004-12-01 at 15:23, Dale Dunlea wrote:
> Hi All,
>> I need to set up a system cabable of sending and receiving SMS. It can
> already send them via a web form on a dedicated SMS website. But the
> ability to receive SMS is a new one. I presume there are phones out
> there which will plug easily into a serial port and let you interrogate
> them for received text messages. Does anyone know of any off the top of
> their head? The cheaper the better. It doesn't need any fancy features
> as it will be sitting next to a server for all it's useful life.
Most cellphones will do.
I originally used a Nokia 3210, which has no data capability, but with
gnokii it allows you to send and receive sms's, operatorlogo's and
picture sms's, since replaced it with a Ericsson T68i for sending and
receiving MMS, too.
So Nokia 3210, 3310, 6110, 6150, 7110 etc. with the appropriate cables
Basically any Ericsson cellphone from T28 and up has full at-command
If the phone is bluetooth capable, you'll not even need a data cable. A
bluetooth dongle is enough. That works like a serial conncetion to the
Siemens and a couple of other vendors have dedicated gsm modems that you
can hook up against you machine.
Or you simply find a provider, that allows to assign a couple of numbers
to you and send inbound traffic to you also. Then you don't need any
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