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new spot

Post by bluebottle » Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:34 pm

Hi, i wish to use my andriod phone with the o/s2 in the car. I have just received the os2, am i right in thinking i set up the os2 on the home wifi with callsign etc, and then should be able to use hotspot setting on phone to operate mobile? abit confused watching the videos. Any help would be great.

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Re: new spot

Post by HA2NON » Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:36 am

Here's a quick tip on setting up the OS2 both for home and phone Wi-Fi connections:

Go to the Network page, Wireless settings section on the OS2 web interface. Make sure Advanced mode is turned on (there's a checkbox for that at the bottom right of the web interface). Set your home Wi-Fi as SSID #1 (and key) and your phone's Wi-Fi as SSID #2 (and key). If your home Wi-Fi (SSID #1) is not reachable then the openSPOT2 will automatically try to connect to your phone's Wi-Fi (SSID #2).

Make sure you enter passwords case sensitive.
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Re: new spot

Post by bluebottle » Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:27 pm

thank you will try that tonight :)

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Re: new spot

Post by bluebottle » Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:51 pm

How do i get on to the web interface? is that the first page that asks which country to set up? because i cant see any other setting from that point, or have i gone compleatly wrong, i can not also find how to enter the os2 UID?

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Re: new spot

Post by HA2NON » Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:15 am

You can open the web interface if the openSPOT2 is connected to your Wi-Fi network (indicated by green or green/yellow LED) and your browser device (phone/tablet/computer) is connected to the exact same Wi-Fi network. Use sharkrf.link to open the web interface.

If the openSPOT2 is not connected to the Wi-Fi network (indicated by pulsating blue LED), then you can reconfigure the Wi-Fi connection if you switch back the openSPOT2 to access point mode by pressing the button for 3 seconds. The openSPOT2 will start broadcasting it's own Wi-Fi network called "openSPOT2 AP", indicated by white LED. You can connect to this network using your browser device (phone/tablet/computer). The initialization setup will pop up, where you can select the country of operation and configure a Wi-Fi network for the openSPOT2 to connect to.

Make sure you've entered the Wi-Fi password case sensitive.

After you've chosen the Wi-Fi network and entered the password, the openSPOT2 stops broadcasting it's own Wi-Fi network and starts connecting to the selected network. At that moment, your browser device (phone/tablet/computer) will disconnect from the openSPOT2's network. What you have to do now is to connect to the exact same Wi-Fi network with your browser device as you've configured for the openSPOT2.
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