Installation of a Wavecom Modem
On this page you can learn how to attach a Wavecom modem to
the computer and how to install a standard modem driver for SMS messaging using
a GSM modem connection with the Ozeki NG - SMS Gateway software.
How to send SMS using a Wavecom modem attached to your computer.
For SMS messaging using GSM modem connectivity
with Ozeki NG - SMS Gateway, you need a suitable GSM device attached to your
computer with a phone-to-PC data cable. You also need a modem driver
installed on your Windows Operating system. (See the
If performance, reliability and continuous operation are
important, you should use an industrial GSM modem for SMS messaging. The
Wavecom Fastrack industrial GSM modem
(Figure 1) is one of the most reliable devices for this purpose.
Figure 1 - Wavecom Fastrack
You can attach it to the computer with an RS232 serial cable,
and you can install a standard modem driver to allow communication between the
computer and the modem.
To attach the modem and to install the modem driver,
follow the instructions below.
In Figure 2 below you can clearly see that the Wavecom Fastrack
modem has a data cable that can be attached to a serial port, a SIM card slot
and a SIM card. A network adapter also belongs to the modem.
However, it is not included in the figure because of its large size.
Figure 2 - Wavecom GSM Modem with accessories
Attach the serial data cable and the power
cable to the Wavecom, with the SIM card already inserted (Figure 3).
Figure 3 - Attaching the data cable and the power cable to the modem
Attach the data cable to the computer.
Figure 4 - Attaching the data cable to the computer
Make sure the modem works. In Figure 4 you can see the Wavecom
modem attached to the computer. If you have inserted the SIM card in the modem,
a red LED (light-emitting diode) is supposed to flash at the front (Figure 5).
Figure 5 - The Wavecom with a flashing red LED