I was working on getting my new Raspberry Pi HAT that I have received and tried the simple example just to see if it is working fine. I have not been able to send a text message to my mobile phone.

I followed the instruction step by step on SixFab Github for their RPI Cellur HAT

When I run sendSMS.py which contains the code below with my phone number I get BG96 is enabled and B96 is started

Then I get a bunch of ATE1 that continuously echo until I cancel out the process.

from cellulariot import cellulariot
import time

#node = cellulariot.CellularIoT() # for Sixfab CellularIoT HAT
node = cellulariot.CellularIoTApp() # for Sixfab CellularIoT App. Shield



node.sendSMS("xxxxxxxxxxxxx","hello world!")

Does anyone know why it just continuously throws ATE1 to the command. I am using Hologram_IO as my carrier.


Go to /etc/ppp/peers/provider and set the communication rate to 9600

  • Could you explain how to do it and why it should help? I would expect the asker getting no communication at all if a wrong baudrate was set. – Dmitry Grigoryev Jun 13 at 6:31

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