Creating a UCP Carrier

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1)Right click Carriers.



2)Select Add.

3)Select the UCP protocol.



4)Enter a name in the Carrier field.

5)Enter the phone number of the UCP terminal.

6)Set the Init String field to: (auto)

7)Set the Baud Rate, Parity, Data Bits and Stop Bits to match the receiving UCP system's requirements.

8)Set the Max Chars value to 160 for SMS or 240 for pagers. The maximum value of this field is 6000.

Note: The Carrier Max Chars field determines the number of characters that can be received in a single message. If the recipient Max Chars value is set higher than the carrier Max Chars value, PageGate will break up long messages based on the character limitation in the carrier. For example, if you have the carrier configured for 160 Max Chars and you set the recipient Max Chars value to 3000, then send a 400 character message to this recipient, PageGate will break up the 400 character count message in to two 160 character messages and one 80 character message. When the device receives the message, it will be prefixed with part 1/3, 2/3, 3/3 to indicate the multi-part nature of the message delivered.




9)Click Apply.

10) Go to Connectors - Connector X - Settings.

Note: Any connector can use a modem but a connector can only be tied to one modem at a time. Multiple connectors cannot reference the same modem.



11) Set the Serial Port field to match the COM port of the modem.

12) Click Apply.


Click here for a list of Settings Variables that can be used with UCP Carriers