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dobryan
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:42 am    Post subject: Re: GPS locator to find a stolen Vanagon Reply with quote

^^^ It looks like they want you to only use their company to monitor the unit.

The one I use is much less up front cost and does everything this one does but works on a regular cell carrier sim so no lock in to a company. Not sure that this one is better. YMMV.

Mine is similar to this. (Be sure it supports 3g)

https://www.amazon.com/Vehicle-Tracker-Anti-Theft-...mp;sr=8-20
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:52 pm    Post subject: Re: GPS locator to find a stolen Vanagon Reply with quote

I've been looking at adding a second tracker. I'd like to know if anyone has found a good (or at least functional) unit that works on Verizon (CDMA) network, for when I roam into areas that are poorly covered by AT&T.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 28, 2020 5:29 pm    Post subject: Re: GPS locator to find a stolen Vanagon Reply with quote

Ting just to offer 2G at one time, don't know now? any knows of this service? Thanks.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:47 am    Post subject: Re: GPS locator to find a stolen Vanagon Reply with quote

Ting uses T-Mobile as a carrier for the GSM network. Ting subscribers have two options for networks, CDMA (Sprint) or GSM (T-Mobile).

My TK-103 tracker has a Ting GSM SIM card and still works fine in most urban areas and on major roads.

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:49 am    Post subject: Re: GPS locator to find a stolen Vanagon Reply with quote

Much appreciated Kourt.
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