Nano tracker woes

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  1. Charlie - Minton

    Charlie - Minton Funster

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    Fitted a Nano tracker for the kids / grandkids to follow us for a laugh. ;)

    Now we had forgotten to "wake" it up with a phone call every 3 months as instructed :oops:
    So we called it up expecting a Google map location.

    Instead we got a return phone call from a Chinese man

    "wah u want"

    Err are campervan.

    "I no sell campervan"

    Ahh ok.

    He must've been desperate to sell whatever he sells as we ended up blocking his (our) number.

    Think our number has been re allocated have to get a new SIM card guess we've lost the £25 credit as well.

    Only ourselves to blame :rolleyes::LOL::LOL:
     
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    Don't know what happened there as a paye as you go mobile number can be dormant for 6 months before disconnection.

    One call or one text in 6 months is enough to keep it active..

    I use a payg giffgaff card in my nano102 with an initial £10 calling credit only (no bundles)....more than enough for a years use.
     
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    We used payg Lyca sim also no bundles.
     
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    Ok if you use Lyca in your tracker and phone....SMS are free.
    Otherwise Lyca charge 19p per text

    GiffGaff = 6p per text

    Three. = 2p per text.

    Mine came with a Lyca sim which got binned straight away.
     
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    Right thanks PJ
    Will get a different sim ordered (y)
     
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    Depends on the network some cut you off if you don't top up every month.
     
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    Don't forget to buy a 2G sim.
    3G/4G don't work.
    EBay is a good place to find 2G
     
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    Then they are to be avoided at all cost.
    I don't even top up my phone sim that often.
     
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    That's what happened Lenny I'll order one off eBay as PJ suggested.
     
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