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Topic # 231973 23-Mar-2018 13:47
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Anyone thought of using Sure Signal to block cell ph usage in your house? IE keep the teenagers off their phones!

 

When in the house the phones all jump on the femtocell as the main cell signal is weak, is there a way to then block the sure signal at the router so it goes no where?


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  Reply # 1982076 23-Mar-2018 13:51
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It is my understanding if the suresignal drops connection back home, it stops broadcasting.





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  Reply # 1982102 23-Mar-2018 14:22
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Yep, sounds about right.

 

I guess my question should be is there any way to fool, or throttle it? I would like it to keep broadcasting just go no where!


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1982121 23-Mar-2018 14:39
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Won't work stupid idea anyway

 

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  Reply # 1982124 23-Mar-2018 14:41
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It's the same as the approach of blocking access to content.

 

 

 

where there is a possibility, your fighting a loosing battle.

 

Discussions around the issue works better than a iron hammer approach. 





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  Reply # 1982125 23-Mar-2018 14:42
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I'm pretty sure to do so would be illegal, for similar reasons that cellphone jammers are illegal, as it'll affect everyone whose cellphone hops to that cell.

 

If the 'main' signal is weak, just turn the Sure Signal off.


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  Reply # 1982152 23-Mar-2018 14:46
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For a start the Sure Signal unit only works on 3G 2100Mhz so if any 3G 900 about or 4G 700 the handset will attach to that

 

Vodafone NZ still runs a 900Mhz 2G / GSM network so switch the handset to GSM only and the connection is back

 

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  Reply # 1982188 23-Mar-2018 15:36
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We get 1 bar or less on one side of the house only (the bedroom side unfortunately), you can text but not call. Turning the sure signal off would defeat the purpose of my idea.

 

Only 4 phones can get on the sure signal at a time and were rural (no ones getting on it but us). I'm not sure how illegal the idea is, but it would be good to know if thats the case, as the kids might sue me!

 

 


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  Reply # 1982192 23-Mar-2018 15:50
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We get 1 bar or less on one side of the house only (the bedroom side unfortunately), you can text but not call. Turning the sure signal off would defeat the purpose of my idea.

 

Only 4 phones can get on the sure signal at a time and were rural (no ones getting on it but us). I'm not sure how illegal the idea is, but it would be good to know if thats the case, as the kids might sue me!

 

 

If the Sure Signal unit has not got the IPSEC tunnel up back to Vodafone NZ then the unit does not broadcast 

 

Synchronisation

 

The Vodafone Sure Signal requires a synchronisation signal. This is carried outside the VPN tunnel

 

Ports used by Sure Signal

 

Source Destination Protocol Port Description Vodafone Sure Signal 124.6.205.17  IP  50  ESP    124.6.205.18          124.6.205.19  UDP  4500  IPSEC NAT Traversal    124.6.205.41          124.6.205.42  UDP  500  ISAKMP    124.6.205.43      

 

As already stated above your idea will not work

 

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  Reply # 1982194 23-Mar-2018 15:56
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Kerry54321:

 

I'm not sure how illegal the idea is, but it would be good to know if thats the case, as the kids might sue me!

 

 

@Kerry54321 The Sure Signal unit operates in licensed spectrum 2100Mhz so you are not allowed to do anything in this band unless authorised by the spectrum owner

 

Have you thought about taking the phones off the teenagers at night?

 

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  Reply # 1982207 23-Mar-2018 15:57
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Linux:

 

Have you thought about taking the phones off the teenagers as night?

 

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but then magazines will replace phones?





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  Reply # 1982222 23-Mar-2018 16:05
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hio77:

 

Linux:

 

Have you thought about taking the phones off the teenagers as night?

 

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but then magazines will replace phones?

 

 

How do you turn the magazine on?

 

 





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  Reply # 1982228 23-Mar-2018 16:12
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coffeebaron:

 

hio77:

 

Linux:

 

Have you thought about taking the phones off the teenagers as night?

 

Linux

 

 

but then magazines will replace phones?

 

 

How do you turn the magazine on?

 

 

Could be a playboy or penthouse mag I guess

 

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Linux:

 

coffeebaron:

 

hio77:

 

Linux:

 

Have you thought about taking the phones off the teenagers as night?

 

Linux

 

 

but then magazines will replace phones?

 

 

How do you turn the magazine on?

 

 

Could be a playboy or penthouse mag I guess

 

Linux

 

 

Is that the magazine turning on or something else though?.....





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  Reply # 1982235 23-Mar-2018 16:23
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Linux: Have you thought about taking the phones off the teenagers at night?

 

For real "fun", hide the chargers.


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Reply # 1982247 23-Mar-2018 16:27
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hio77:

Linux:


coffeebaron:


hio77:


Linux:


Have you thought about taking the phones off the teenagers as night?


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but then magazines will replace phones?



How do you turn the magazine on?



Could be a playboy or penthouse mag I guess


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Is that the magazine turning on or something else though?.....



I'm sure you will work it out

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