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by gscheb
Tue Jan 18, 2022 7:36 am
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: WG3526 with EP-06 connected but unable to access websites
Replies: 3
Views: 102

Re: WG3526 with EP-06 connected but unable to access websites

Try to see if using a VPN helps and check back in to the forum.

Cloudflare is safe and free if you don't have one.
by gscheb
Tue Jan 11, 2022 3:34 pm
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: TTL and more settings, what else?
Replies: 26
Views: 8749

Re: TTL and more settings, what else?

Yes there is something very weird with Visible these days.
by gscheb
Tue Jan 11, 2022 3:20 pm
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: Is it possible to set the auto reboot command to the EM160R-GL modem?
Replies: 1
Views: 77

Re: Is it possible to set the auto reboot command to the EM160R-GL modem?

Can do it once per day like this below https://wirelessjoint.com/viewtopic.php?p=8501#p8501 With the latest version of WiFix there is a setting to reboot the router every so often. Look under "Services / Scheduled Reboot". Make sure your time is correctly set, enable and choose a time for...
by gscheb
Tue Jan 04, 2022 2:05 pm
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: Affordable Low-loss Coax cable type for outdoor antenna!
Replies: 11
Views: 98

Re: Affordable Low-loss Coax cable type for outdoor antenna!

Have installed this both ways. There is pros and cons on both installs. If you think you are going to set it up and forget it, the modem outside enclosure can be great. But if you are going to be tweaking it and trying this and that upgrading hardware and stuff modem indoors with wire lengths is the...
by gscheb
Wed Dec 29, 2021 12:20 pm
Forum: Internet Service Providers
Topic: AT&T shutoff of 3G February 2022 may affect you.
Replies: 30
Views: 4255

Re: AT&T shutoff of 3G February 2022 may affect you.

Never understood why they need to block allot of devices to get rid of 3G. Seems unnecessary.
by gscheb
Mon Dec 27, 2021 12:40 pm
Forum: Internet Service Providers
Topic: Speedtest has 30 mb/s, Youtube runs fine at 4K, pages and downloads at 500K?
Replies: 11
Views: 568

Re: Speedtest has 30 mb/s, Youtube runs fine at 4K, pages and downloads at 500K?

Have a post pay tablet plan att and still working fine. Another household down the road still running fine too. Waiting to see what happens in February.
by gscheb
Sun Dec 19, 2021 10:19 am
Forum: Internet Service Providers
Topic: Speedtest has 30 mb/s, Youtube runs fine at 4K, pages and downloads at 500K?
Replies: 11
Views: 568

Re: Speedtest has 30 mb/s, Youtube runs fine at 4K, pages and downloads at 500K?

If the issue is web browsing exclusive issue. Could be a dns issue. Try changing you dns on these devices. Also have you tried to see what happens when using a vpn?
by gscheb
Fri Dec 17, 2021 8:23 am
Forum: Towers, Frequencies and Bands
Topic: Quectel EM12-G CAT12 Visible TTL settings, working for laptop but smartphone SLUGGISH
Replies: 3
Views: 906

Re: Quectel EM12-G CAT12 Visible TTL settings, working for laptop but smartphone SLUGGISH

Always wondered if the 2.4 only had something to do with it. Or if there is something about older devices that they can't catch.
by gscheb
Thu Dec 16, 2021 7:12 am
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: Best Router
Replies: 4
Views: 509

Re: Best Router

What kind of router are we talking about? LTE router or a conventional router to use as a WiFi access?
by gscheb
Tue Dec 14, 2021 7:28 am
Forum: Cellular Antennas
Topic: T-Mobile Gateway. 7.5 miles from tower. What Antenna?
Replies: 24
Views: 7767

Re: T-Mobile Gateway. 7.5 miles from tower. What Antenna?

Hello Loose substainal amount really. Using that T-Mobile gateway depends allot on your connection to higher frequency LTE bands. So when my signal strength drops on band 2 it effects my download and upload. Using this to work from home so it is important to have good connection. If you just using i...
by gscheb
Mon Dec 13, 2021 7:58 pm
Forum: Towers, Frequencies and Bands
Topic: Quectel EM12-G CAT12 Visible TTL settings, working for laptop but smartphone SLUGGISH
Replies: 3
Views: 906

Re: Quectel EM12-G CAT12 Visible TTL settings, working for laptop but smartphone SLUGGISH

Yes was having that issue last time I was using Visible. Never found a solution for it. Is your laptop 2.4 WiFi only? Mine is.
by gscheb
Mon Dec 13, 2021 11:30 am
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: I am using Visible for a few months now and lost upload speeds...
Replies: 16
Views: 1230

Re: I am using Visible for a few months now and lost upload speeds...

You can set up these reboots to automatically done everyday with quectel modems. Also have noticed it helps Visible service to keep it a "Fresh" connection. So have been setting up auto reboots. This will only work with Quectel modems. Sierra Wireless require full power cycle to reconnect....
by gscheb
Mon Dec 13, 2021 10:37 am
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: I am using Visible for a few months now and lost upload speeds...
Replies: 16
Views: 1230

Re: I am using Visible for a few months now and lost upload speeds...

ChrisW wrote: Mon Dec 13, 2021 10:31 am I can only get 5 up/down like the wifi hotspot on my phone, my router doesn't have TTL settings so I returned it, Cudy returned my money and let me keep it as it wont connect to Visible
Is it rooter based?
by gscheb
Sun Dec 12, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: Routers
Topic: STILL being throttled by Tmobile
Replies: 6
Views: 1296

Re: STILL being throttled by Tmobile

Used to T-Mobile phone card sim in a WE826 with MC7455 or a EP06 or EM12.
Always had the TTL set to 64. Worked great no issues.
Maybe would do better with a cleaner set up like that instead of this Dixie chain of routers.
Just a thought.
by gscheb
Sat Dec 11, 2021 5:08 pm
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: I am using Visible for a few months now and lost upload speeds...
Replies: 16
Views: 1230

Re: I am using Visible for a few months now and lost upload speeds...

Sorry don't use visible anymore. Don't know about this upload issue. There is no way to force carrier aggregation. Just create a group of bands of the ones you want and hope it does it. Also can look into whT bands the modem combines to make sure it is possible to do what you want.
by gscheb
Sat Dec 11, 2021 4:11 pm
Forum: Internet Service Providers
Topic: AT&T $20 Tablet
Replies: 13
Views: 2375

Re: AT&T $20 Tablet

No
by gscheb
Sat Dec 11, 2021 9:45 am
Forum: Internet Service Providers
Topic: AT&T $20 Tablet
Replies: 13
Views: 2375

Re: AT&T $20 Tablet

No ttl needed
by gscheb
Fri Dec 10, 2021 6:59 am
Forum: WiFiX Routers
Topic: WiFix WG3526/EP06/visible smart tv’s won’t work
Replies: 4
Views: 829

Re: WiFix WG3526/EP06/visible smart tv’s won’t work

Can try a VPN. But that can get tricky since allot of streaming services try to block them. Personally have had the best luck not getting blocked with Nord VPN. Know thru someone else that recently Visible did some changes again. Think they are actively working hard to stop us from doing this stuff....
by gscheb
Fri Dec 10, 2021 12:07 am
Forum: Routers
Topic: MoFi5500-5GXeLTE-EM9191 Review - DON'T BUY!!
Replies: 3
Views: 2392

Re: MoFi5500-5GXeLTE-EM9191 Review - DON'T BUY!!

Yes mofi is a bad company. What they will do is string you along until you are past the money back period. Don't mess with them if you used a credit card call right now and put in a dispute. They will not stand behind their product. Used to try to warn new people on the forum but people wouldn't lis...
by gscheb
Wed Dec 08, 2021 6:11 pm
Forum: Internet Service Providers
Topic: Tmobile cell phone plans
Replies: 5
Views: 868

Re: Tmobile cell phone plans

Well could be put on the waiting list and nag them. Have heard that work for others. Also people getting it at other addresses of people they know. Then using it elsewhere at your location. But yes it can be done to use a T-Mobile phone sim in a router. Did it for a couple of years before got the ho...
by gscheb
Wed Dec 08, 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: Internet Service Providers
Topic: Tmobile cell phone plans
Replies: 5
Views: 868

Re: Tmobile cell phone plans

Not sure what you have in mind. But if it is cost you can get 2 us mobile prepay plans for $60 per month. Then if you can get T-Mobile Home Internet for $50. That is cheaper than getting the three magenta max plans and you have something that is legit.
by gscheb
Wed Dec 08, 2021 2:27 pm
Forum: Internet Service Providers
Topic: Tmobile cell phone plans
Replies: 5
Views: 868

Re: Tmobile cell phone plans

Yes you can use T-Mobile phone sim in router. Did it in the past. Now have T-Mobile home isp service. Would recommend getting that if you are eligible for it. If still want to try and get T-Mobile phone sim can get info from this here about it. https://wirelessjoint.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=888&...
by gscheb
Sun Dec 05, 2021 11:37 pm
Forum: Quectel Modems
Topic: EC25-AF + ATT Prepaid not connecting
Replies: 10
Views: 275

Re: EC25-AF + ATT Prepaid not connecting

RVTexas wrote: Sun Dec 05, 2021 11:20 pm What command do I need to run?
Not sure what info you are interested in. Some of the antenna signal stats can be seen in rooter.

viewtopic.php?t=1025&start=40#p10477
by gscheb
Sun Dec 05, 2021 1:37 am
Forum: Quectel Modems
Topic: EC25-AF + ATT Prepaid not connecting
Replies: 10
Views: 275

Re: EC25-AF + ATT Prepaid not connecting

RVTexas wrote: Sat Dec 04, 2021 10:00 pm When I run AT!GSTATUS? it returns ERROR. Cellular Mode is set to 4G only. Should I try AT&F to reset the modem?
AT!GSTATUS? is a sierra wireless command.
EC25-AF is a Quectel modem.
Wrong command for your modem.
by gscheb
Wed Dec 01, 2021 8:10 pm
Forum: Internet Service Providers
Topic: Visible Won't Connect
Replies: 9
Views: 1179

Re: Visible Won't Connect

Jon_T wrote: Wed Dec 01, 2021 12:40 pm Yes, seems to work fine when I put it in a phone.
What I mean do you have another LTE modem device? To see if something is wrong with your device.
by gscheb
Wed Dec 01, 2021 7:12 am
Forum: Internet Service Providers
Topic: Visible Won't Connect
Replies: 9
Views: 1179

Re: Visible Won't Connect

So you have another device to try it in?
Haven't heard of issues currently. Believe my uncle's is still going.
by gscheb
Tue Nov 30, 2021 9:27 pm
Forum: Internet Service Providers
Topic: Visible Won't Connect
Replies: 9
Views: 1179

Re: Visible Won't Connect

Hello, Hadn't used visible in awhile. But thought would ask if you used these commands shown below. - Stop Auto select config on sim detetion Command = AT+QMBNCFG="AutoSel",0 - Disable MBN config Command = AT+QMBNCFG="Deactivate " They are included in this set up here. https://w...
by gscheb
Mon Nov 29, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Cellular Antennas
Topic: This look about right?
Replies: 13
Views: 1799

Re: This look about right?

Trees close to the antenna are the worse. If there is a good distance between antenna and trees usually fine. Sometimes just eliminating a tree or two that are close makes a huge difference. Just sharing info. Glad that it is working for you as is.
by gscheb
Sun Nov 28, 2021 10:33 pm
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: Building Home WI-FI
Replies: 20
Views: 3027

Re: Building Home WI-FI

Thanks, I gave them a try before but had no difference in speeds, I was averaging 2-3mbps per second. I did not use any external antennas, if I were to try this again, what antenna would be recommended? Do you still have the T-Mobile home internet? Or did you send it back? An outdoor antenna can re...
by gscheb
Sun Nov 28, 2021 3:59 pm
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: Help choosing a modem/hotspot
Replies: 7
Views: 1118

Re: Help choosing a modem/hotspot

Post another thread see if others are using LM960A18. Make sure can get help with it. I haven't used it.
by gscheb
Sun Nov 28, 2021 3:19 pm
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: Help choosing a modem/hotspot
Replies: 7
Views: 1118

Re: Help choosing a modem/hotspot

How much data you think you will use?
by gscheb
Sun Nov 28, 2021 3:10 pm
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: Help choosing a modem/hotspot
Replies: 7
Views: 1118

Re: Help choosing a modem/hotspot

You can do better than MoFi.
by gscheb
Sun Nov 28, 2021 6:17 am
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: New to LTE Internet
Replies: 9
Views: 977

Re: New to LTE Internet

Still wanting to see if this is a real thing or not? Time will tell.
https://wirelessjoint.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=2993
by gscheb
Sun Nov 28, 2021 6:12 am
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: New to LTE Internet
Replies: 9
Views: 977

Re: New to LTE Internet

What I am saying don't need to change anything with post pay tablet plan. I have never ever changed anything. Just stick the sim in and go. AT&T is strong LTE. Have got 80 to 90 down with not so good signal and a category 4 modem.
The 50 up will be the harder thing to get.
by gscheb
Sat Nov 27, 2021 9:54 pm
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: New to LTE Internet
Replies: 9
Views: 977

Re: New to LTE Internet

Some people get T-Mobile by using different address for sign up. Friend or family members house. Also put your name on the waiting list.
by gscheb
Sat Nov 27, 2021 8:17 pm
Forum: Cellular Antennas
Topic: This look about right?
Replies: 13
Views: 1799

Re: This look about right?

Do you have trees like that in front of the antennas too? Close trees to antennas can be an issue.
by gscheb
Sat Nov 27, 2021 7:40 pm
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: New to LTE Internet
Replies: 9
Views: 977

Re: New to LTE Internet

Have you checked to see if TMobile or Verizon home LTE service is available?
by gscheb
Sat Nov 27, 2021 7:38 pm
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: Help choosing a modem/hotspot
Replies: 7
Views: 1118

Re: Help choosing a modem/hotspot

Have you considered adding outdoor antenna to the Verizon?
by gscheb
Thu Nov 25, 2021 10:50 pm
Forum: Internet Service Providers
Topic: Visible Support
Replies: 5
Views: 1780

Re: Visible Support

Another post about this. Have had three lines be troublesome now. All three lines where on different kinds of Android phones. My uncle still has visible with a iPhone and has had no issues what so ever. Know in the beginning of visible service it would only work in a iPhone. So maybe there is someth...
by gscheb
Thu Nov 25, 2021 6:11 pm
Forum: Internet Service Providers
Topic: T-Mobile as Backup
Replies: 11
Views: 1221

Re: T-Mobile as Backup

I have also used T-Mobile magenta max in lte router with ttl settings. Did that for couple years before got T-Mobile home internet. And used allot of data
by gscheb
Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: Internet Service Providers
Topic: T-Mobile as Backup
Replies: 11
Views: 1221

Re: T-Mobile as Backup

dbshelton wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 11:09 am I have tried several times. By phone, chat, in store. Not available at my location.
Sometime can use another address to get it. Know of people doing this. Family or friend address.

Put yourself on waiting list
by gscheb
Thu Nov 25, 2021 9:55 am
Forum: Internet Service Providers
Topic: T-Mobile as Backup
Replies: 11
Views: 1221

Re: T-Mobile as Backup

Try T-Mobile home internet?
by gscheb
Wed Nov 24, 2021 3:45 pm
Forum: Cellular Antennas
Topic: This look about right?
Replies: 13
Views: 1799

Re: This look about right?

They should all point the same direction. If that is what you are asking? Not one pair pointed towards the ground. If you feel you are not getting the best performance from it could try adding more distance between the two pairs of antennas.
by gscheb
Wed Nov 24, 2021 12:52 pm
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: Building Home WI-FI
Replies: 20
Views: 3027

Re: Building Home WI-FI

Would try to get the T-Mobile home internet to work. It is legit and truly unlimited.
by gscheb
Wed Nov 24, 2021 12:44 pm
Forum: Cellular Antennas
Topic: T-mobile home internet - external antennas
Replies: 77
Views: 18482

Re: T-mobile home internet - external antennas

Agree the T-Mobile gateway is quirky and hard to manage. For example the signal strengths usually don't equal speed. Can't rely on the info it gives you.
With that being said mine doesn't over heat. Keep the outer case off of it, don't use the WiFi function on it and don't have it in a window.
by gscheb
Wed Nov 24, 2021 12:26 pm
Forum: Hotspots and Dongles
Topic: Same antenna, same spot, different router/modem combo different speeds
Replies: 6
Views: 1035

Re: Same antenna, same spot, different router/modem combo different speeds

Best bet is to search for what modem it has. If they are cheaper devices more than likely category 4 or 6. Far as speed differences could also be band connection. If one modem has a band frequency the other doesn't have or just naturally connects to the faster band. Here is a video about why differe...
by gscheb
Wed Nov 24, 2021 10:39 am
Forum: Cellular Antennas
Topic: WiFiX 1.7-3.8GHz 2x MIMO Parabolic Grid Antenna
Replies: 6
Views: 4490

Re: WiFiX 1.7-3.8GHz 2x MIMO Parabolic Grid Antenna

Have used one like this https://www.ebay.com/itm/234011223567?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649 It has similar Gain but has different Frequency spectrum. Used it mounted to a WiFi square looking grid. Possibly could sell one since the store if out of stock and people aro...
by gscheb
Mon Nov 22, 2021 7:50 am
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: Cable Extension Question
Replies: 8
Views: 1148

Re: Cable Extension Question

Personally have added extension of LMR 400 before. Just had a connector between them.
by gscheb
Sun Nov 21, 2021 12:28 pm
Forum: Internet Service Providers
Topic: AT&T $20 Tablet
Replies: 13
Views: 2375

Re: AT&T $20 Tablet

My three set ups never went in the tablet. Was directly put into router device.
by gscheb
Tue Nov 16, 2021 11:09 am
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: assistance setting up we826/EC25-F w Visible
Replies: 1
Views: 586

Re: assistance setting up we826/EC25-F w Visible

Have not done this for quite some time. No longer use Visible. Also allot of people are getting stuck at the 5 up and down hot spot limit. With all that being said this is how I did it in the past.

https://wirelessjoint.com/viewtopic.php?f=32 ... 630#p18630
by gscheb
Sun Nov 14, 2021 9:07 pm
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: Help with Phone Tethering
Replies: 1
Views: 214

Re: Help with Phone Tethering

Could you just not use band 12?
by gscheb
Sat Nov 13, 2021 11:18 am
Forum: Internet Service Providers
Topic: Visible Support
Replies: 5
Views: 1780

Re: Visible Support

So after this experience changed phone service. Actually personal phone for son and I to something different. Hoping in future things would get better again. When first got on visible it was great. Now Hear my father is having issues with his phone. Need to change his now too. Don't get me wrong. St...
by gscheb
Sun Oct 31, 2021 5:15 pm
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: Moving From Sprint to T-Mobile
Replies: 3
Views: 329

Re: Moving From Sprint to T-Mobile

Been reports that you have to sign up on waiting list and nag them.
by gscheb
Sat Oct 30, 2021 11:24 pm
Forum: Quectel Modems
Topic: EPO6-A vs EM-7455 Modems
Replies: 4
Views: 90

Re: EPO6-A vs EM-7455 Modems

Personally like quectel modems. They seem easier to me.
by gscheb
Thu Oct 28, 2021 7:46 pm
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: please help with my internet m1100 nighthawk signal
Replies: 15
Views: 1859

Re: please help with my internet m1100 nighthawk signal

Have you tried different spots in the house? Do you know where the tower is?
by gscheb
Thu Oct 28, 2021 9:16 am
Forum: Internet Service Providers
Topic: AT&T $20 Tablet
Replies: 13
Views: 2375

Re: AT&T $20 Tablet

Set up three of these at different houses. So far no issues been running since about February this year. Just called AT&T told them wanted this plan. Gave them the IMEI # and they mailed the sim out. Be prepared for them to try to sell you everything in the world!!!!
by gscheb
Wed Oct 27, 2021 12:27 pm
Forum: MoFi Routers
Topic: mofi 5500 connection issues. tmobile
Replies: 4
Views: 411

Re: mofi 5500 connection issues. tmobile

Try TTL 64
by gscheb
Sun Oct 24, 2021 10:03 am
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: Verizon hotspot in modem
Replies: 11
Views: 1219

Re: Verizon hotspot in modem

Well the T-Mobile way with phone sim is against terms of service but it isn't illegal. Used this at three houses on differnt setups running for couple years no issues. I used a terabyte or more per month on mine. If you want something legit for a year consider Calyx institute. https://calyxinstitute...
by gscheb
Sun Oct 24, 2021 7:56 am
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: Verizon hotspot in modem
Replies: 11
Views: 1219

Re: Verizon hotspot in modem

Seen where some people get on the waiting list for T-Mobile home internet than it gets excepted. If they won't do it can get magenta max phone line for $85. That is the one line cost. Can get it for $55 if you are 55 or older (or if know someone that is) Put it in their name and put your payment onl...
by gscheb
Fri Oct 22, 2021 7:03 am
Forum: Internet Service Providers
Topic: Visible Setup
Replies: 14
Views: 2950

Re: Visible Setup

Turn custom TTL setting off. When you use the custom rules then you don't use custom ttl at all. Try that and see if that changes anything.
by gscheb
Thu Oct 21, 2021 9:19 pm
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: WE826-T2
Replies: 1
Views: 306

Re: WE826-T2

Where are you looking for firmware?

Have you tried here?
http://www.aturnofthenut.com/upload/v
by gscheb
Wed Oct 20, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: MoFi Routers
Topic: Mofi 4500 being throttled on Visible?
Replies: 19
Views: 5968

Re: Mofi 4500 being throttled on Visible?

Can try this with out purchasing a vpn or putting one on a router it self. Just on a phone down load the cloudflare 1.1.1.1 app. Connect to a warp function. This is a free and safe vpn.
by gscheb
Tue Oct 19, 2021 11:57 am
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: RV Internet setup needed for work
Replies: 43
Views: 11294

Re: RV Internet setup needed for work

I have it. And when I check other peoples homes around me it always says not available.
by gscheb
Tue Oct 19, 2021 9:36 am
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: RV Internet setup needed for work
Replies: 43
Views: 11294

Re: RV Internet setup needed for work

Dr-BroadBand wrote: Tue Oct 19, 2021 9:30 am I had a friend that was not in the service area.
He put his name on the waiting list, and got a phone call two days later that TM
will add him to the home internet service.
https://www.t-mobile.com/isp
Thanks for this. Never heard of results by adding yourself to waiting list.
by gscheb
Mon Oct 18, 2021 9:12 pm
Forum: Questions and Support
Topic: No Modem Present EC25-AF
Replies: 5
Views: 453

Re: No Modem Present EC25-AF

When you get the no modem present did you ever try to power cycle it?
by gscheb
Mon Oct 18, 2021 9:10 pm
Forum: MoFi Routers
Topic: Mofi 4500 being throttled on Visible?
Replies: 19
Views: 5968

Re: Mofi 4500 being throttled on Visible?

Yes it has been going around for awhile now. Only current known way around it is TTL of 66 or higher and use a vpn. Or you will get the sometimes throttled and sometimes not throttled situation.