Totally Fed Up with ATT

Rammy

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Called the electric company to find out when we would be getting the 5g out here and was told it would be 3 to 4 years! :epSo it looks like Im going to have to put up with this sucky internet for alot longer.
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Think I figured out why I was getting two identical SSIDs when I turned on my wifi on my Ipad. Called ATT again and of course, oh so helpful technician said everything was showing it was working but I had alot of cameras hooked up to my internet.
So I went out and took down two Wyze cams, one in the coop, one pointing to the backyard in my bedroom, and wouldnt you know, Im not getting two SSIDs anymore, or the weak security WEP thing.
Hmmmm.....maybe it was too many cameras.
Maybe its Mayballine.....
Anyway, will be watching to see if it re-occurs now Ive taken down a few cams. Nestcam is up and working again viewing the backyard. It would not stay online and thinking back, it started when I added the two other cameras. Picky thing.
Still cant wait for the 5g to get out here. Then ATT can kiss my chicken.......
 

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My baby sister joined the peace corps after college. She was sent to Togo, Africa. ATT does not work well with the phone system used on Togo. Most of the time, if my sister on ATT here in the USA tried to call baby-sis, the call would not go through. So baby sis had to call anytime she wanted to talk to she - they were best friends so it was often. The only phone in the village was located in the bar and women were not allowed in the bar. She would have to stand outside and have one of the guys dial the phone for her.
 

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Yes, having a phone in the village was a huge plus.
 

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We have AT&T cell phones. There are AT&T land lines out here, but we elected not to get a land line. Why? Because they don't run internet on their phone lines. So we went with Hughes Net for internet. We also have Direct TV satellite, bought out by who else? AT&T!!! When it is storming, tornadoes on the ground and the TV news anchor is telling everybody where the tornado is, the satellite TV goes off, the Satellite internet goes off. So what do i do now? The tornado is heading this way! Do we jump in the truck and run for it? Do we hunker down in a small windowless room? (that would be a closet full of crap and it would all beat us to death if a tornado ripped the place apart). Or do we just kiss our A$$ GOODBYE? Our AT&T cell service sucks out here too. We are 9 miles to any of 3 towns, it's not like we are out in the boonies on the butt end of nowhere. 9 miles! We get ONE bar. ONE.
 

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Might want to look into getting a HAM license. You're not required to know Morse Code to get the license anymore, although learning it is something I would like to do. In many situations where voice communication simply isn't getting through in ANY form, Morse Code can still be heard.
 

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It's also kinda cool that you can actually talk to the people in the Space Station with even the cheapest rig, provided it's above you (it needs to be line of sight)
 
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