MyRaspberryAndMe

Tinkering with Raspberry (and other things)


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Short message texting (SMS) with Huawei E220

Finally I got a second Raspberry for tinkering as the old one is now operating as my own calendar and address server (which is pretty useless if the “agencies” really can monitor and decrypt HTTPS, SSL, VPN and every other means of communication). And I have been to my “evidence vault” and found an old UMTS-modem, a Huawei E220. So the most obvious thing to do was to send and receive short message texts (SMS) via my Raspberry Pi. There are some frameworks out there that do this from scratch, but I wanted to dig a little deeper and do it by myself. So read on and I will reference some of the available tools and show you my proof of concept. Continue reading