Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 06-30-2013, 02:30 PM   #981
Lili Lettice Leatherby
 
TinCrumpet's Avatar
 
1982 28' Airstream 280
MIDDLE ENGLAND , The Cottage
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 48
[/QUOTE]

Just had another great breakfast prepared by masterchef irene..
Hans wants to take her home..
hes not used to so many prepared treats
Really weird reading your posts sitting here patiently waiting for you to arrive
Poor Dan is suffering from Hay Fever or something..he is crawling round our Motorhome with Hx1..Jelly and Hx2 have gone for a walk..im untangling my
piccys..so far..everything weve done id like to do again..
what a beautiful Country ..
__________________

__________________
TinCrumpet is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-30-2013, 03:32 PM   #982
Rivet Master

 
Vintage Kin Owner
Nowhere , Somewhere
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 5,683
HUH!!!. Hijack. Jim
__________________

__________________
avionstream is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-30-2013, 03:55 PM   #983
Rivet Master
 
Gene's Avatar
 
2008 25' Safari FB SE
Grand Junction , Colorado
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 10,814
Bob, for the first 3 days the magic box worked fine, but now I've had to reboot (take out battery and put it back in) it twice and hopefully I don't have to do that over and over. My Mac will default to the strongest signal, so maybe the Tengo signal is stronger (though probably slower) than the Verizon signal.

They put a sticker on the back of the black magic box with the password and a 2nd sticker came with the paperwork.

Now if this thing doesn't need to be rebooted again, I'll send this.

Gene
__________________
Gene is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2013, 10:41 PM   #984
Don't forget your cat nap
 
Ag&Au's Avatar

 
Port Orchard , Washington
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 4,463
Images: 1
Just a note

Gene,
I have excellent reliable results using my Verizon Samsung S3 as a mobile Hotspot. It does very well even with a marginal 4G signal.

There must be some way to force your Mac to connect to your device's WIFI signal only.

Ken
__________________
Ag&Au is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-02-2013, 07:51 AM   #985
Rivet Master
 
Gene's Avatar
 
2008 25' Safari FB SE
Grand Junction , Colorado
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 10,814
Ken, it has been working fine since the initial problems. Fast on 4G, not so on 3G.

Gene
__________________
Gene is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-02-2013, 05:51 PM   #986
Don't forget your cat nap
 
Ag&Au's Avatar

 
Port Orchard , Washington
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 4,463
Images: 1
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gene View Post
Ken, it has been working fine since the initial problems. Fast on 4G, not so on 3G.

Gene
Gene,

Glad to hear it. 3G seems very slow after 4G, but just switch to 1X and then to 3G, it will seem blazing. It gets the job done and gives you time to ponder solutions to the world's problems and maybe even some of your own.

Bob,

I apologize for my part in taking your thread into the uncharted waste lands.

Ken
__________________
Ag&Au is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-03-2013, 10:53 AM   #987
Rivet Master
 
Gene's Avatar
 
2008 25' Safari FB SE
Grand Junction , Colorado
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 10,814
I don't think it was a hijack as we are trying to get Bob modernized so he doesn't have to fight Tengo anymore and can post photos at random. By the way, sometimes 3G is fast, but more often it is not. I think the nearest cell tower is at capacity. This is one of those rare areas where ATT is better than Verizon.

Gene
__________________
Gene is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-03-2013, 05:18 PM   #988
Don't forget your cat nap
 
Ag&Au's Avatar

 
Port Orchard , Washington
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 4,463
Images: 1
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gene View Post
I don't think it was a hijack as we are trying to get Bob modernized so he doesn't have to fight Tengo anymore and can post photos at random. By the way, sometimes 3G is fast, but more often it is not. I think the nearest cell tower is at capacity. This is one of those rare areas where ATT is better than Verizon.

Gene
On our trip to NE Iowa last month, we were down in a hole in the little town of Elkader surrounded by hills. We got a very strong 4G signal. Take a look at the 4G coverage in the upper Midwest compared to the west. It's glaringly better.

Countless Reasons. One Choice | Verizon Wireless - Verizon Wireless

You have to select the 4G button and then refresh the map.

Ken

P.S. I believe Tengo is colloquial Spanish for "sucks mucho grande".

I believe there should be a sanction against a campground saying it has WIFI when it is in fact Tengo.
__________________
Ag&Au is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-04-2013, 09:38 PM   #989
Rivet Master
 
ROBERTSUNRUS's Avatar

 
2005 25' Safari
Salem , Oregon
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 7,239
Images: 18
Blog Entries: 51
Quote:
Originally Posted by DIR1 View Post
Hi Bob, I got the AT&T 4G (little white magic box) and I love it..I didn't have wifi at the cottage down the coast, so it seemed a better idea than having DSL hooked up there for weekend visits when this thing goes where ever I go and gets the signal if the phone can get it... a good thing... hugs,gail...see ya at the Lilifest!!! (aka Dan's)
Hi, Gail; Sorry we missed you. All of the early birds left before we got there and everyone else will probably show up after we left. [are they trying to tell us something?] We are in Oregon now. [Salem] We just got WIFI and will spend all night catching up.
__________________
Bob

2005 Safari 25-B
"Le Petit Chateau Argent"
[ Small Silver Castle ]
2000 Navigator / 2014 F-150 Eco-Boost / Equal-i-zer / P-3
YAMAHA 2400 / AIR #12144
ROBERTSUNRUS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-04-2013, 09:40 PM   #990
Rivet Master
 
ROBERTSUNRUS's Avatar

 
2005 25' Safari
Salem , Oregon
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 7,239
Images: 18
Blog Entries: 51
Quote:
Originally Posted by zigzagguzzi View Post
HUH!!!. Hijack. Jim
Hi, HUH???????????
__________________
Bob

2005 Safari 25-B
"Le Petit Chateau Argent"
[ Small Silver Castle ]
2000 Navigator / 2014 F-150 Eco-Boost / Equal-i-zer / P-3
YAMAHA 2400 / AIR #12144
ROBERTSUNRUS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-04-2013, 09:43 PM   #991
Rivet Master
 
ROBERTSUNRUS's Avatar

 
2005 25' Safari
Salem , Oregon
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 7,239
Images: 18
Blog Entries: 51
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gene View Post
I don't think it was a hijack as we are trying to get Bob modernized so he doesn't have to fight Tengo anymore and can post photos at random. By the way, sometimes 3G is fast, but more often it is not. I think the nearest cell tower is at capacity. This is one of those rare areas where ATT is better than Verizon.

Gene
Hi, I go without WIFI for a few days and my thread goes sideways! Anyway, we have it now and I'm still learning. I believe, but could be wrong, I think Tengo tries to over ride my Verizon. At this time, I believe that I'm connected to Verizon.
__________________
Bob

2005 Safari 25-B
"Le Petit Chateau Argent"
[ Small Silver Castle ]
2000 Navigator / 2014 F-150 Eco-Boost / Equal-i-zer / P-3
YAMAHA 2400 / AIR #12144
ROBERTSUNRUS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-04-2013, 09:45 PM   #992
Rivet Master
 
ROBERTSUNRUS's Avatar

 
2005 25' Safari
Salem , Oregon
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 7,239
Images: 18
Blog Entries: 51
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ag&Au View Post
P.S. I believe Tengo is colloquial Spanish for "sucks mucho grande".

I believe there should be a sanction against a campground saying it has WIFI when it is in fact Tengo.

Hi, Ain't this the truth?
__________________
Bob

2005 Safari 25-B
"Le Petit Chateau Argent"
[ Small Silver Castle ]
2000 Navigator / 2014 F-150 Eco-Boost / Equal-i-zer / P-3
YAMAHA 2400 / AIR #12144
ROBERTSUNRUS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-04-2013, 10:15 PM   #993
USN/LAPD Retired
 
Safari-Rick's Avatar
 
2005 25' Safari
North Las Vegas , United States
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 850
Just got back from Zion, Bryce, and North rim. ; 0).
I too, am a victim of "yes we have WiFi".
When I called to make reservations I ask'd them directly if they had wifi. He said yes. Ithen said, does it work? Resonse...."YES".

I get there and ask again and they state that they have wifi! So, I get to to my site and guess what? No wifi. I go to the desk and ask what's going on with the wifi. They check and come back saying the cable was kinked. I go back to the AS and the wifi worked for about 30 minutes. Went back a couple of times and finally gave up!
__________________
2007 Dodge Ram Quadcab 6.7L Diesel w/jakebrake

"Better to have more then you need, then need more then you have because you don't have enough!"
AIR #: 8129
Safari-Rick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-04-2013, 11:25 PM   #994
moderator
Commercial Member
 
Airslide's Avatar

 
2014 23' FB International
1959 24' Tradewind
Santa Rosa , California
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 1,704
Images: 50
Send a message via Yahoo to Airslide
Sounds like you guys are having a great trip. I miss Washington already... Oregon was beautiful aswell.
__________________

__________________
2014 Intl 23' FB
1959 Tradewind 24'
2011 Dodge Dually Crew

https://www.facebook.com/VinniesNort...ir?ref=tn_tnmn
Airslide is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How dusty is your vintage trailer? Stefrobrts General Interior Topics 32 11-17-2004 09:42 PM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by



Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:24 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.