Configuring SIM8200EA

Misc Mini PCI-E and M.2 Modem Card Topics
datasmasher
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Re: Configuring SIM8200EA

Post by datasmasher » Thu Oct 15, 2020 2:41 pm

On the Rooter forums there were several post from jheld talking about the module. He has written 2 updates to the existing modemsignal.sh and celltype.sh files, as well as two scripts to add the Simcom responses to the appropriate fields in Network Information. If you want to see what I did, take at:
https://forums.whirlpool.net.au/thread/ ... 718#r14346
and
https://forums.whirlpool.net.au/thread/ ... 718#r14351

There is still some work to do, but the modem does connect and CA is active occasionally. If you get yours to work, I would be curious as to the IP address the modem shows. I am seeing some strangeness and I am not sure if it is tmobile or something the modem is doing.

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Re: Configuring SIM8200EA

Post by gedster314 » Mon Oct 19, 2020 12:47 am

I just ordered the Waveshare Raspberry pi hat with radio. Guess it's a little pricey I liked the idea of the kit. Looking forward to tinkering with it.

https://www.waveshare.com/sim8200ea-m2-5g-hat.htm

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