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Look up paper types like lokta paper, rice paper, bible paper, roll-your-own cigarette paper, and the like. Magazines are, a bit pathetic in their cost and waste. The GSM at >50 and vivid colours and appealing textures and chemical smells and large and heavy form factor is usually made to 'impress' but it actually is depressing for anyone who looks at the state of affairs with respect to water availability, and flora and fauna habitat.

My view of the future of print is in ultra-thin, small form factor paper that is able to be eaten routinely, without any risk, or even difficulty. Something you can readily tear up and use on a food garden.

However not only is ultrathin or fine paper mostly unavailable, let alone available in sizes like A5 or A6, it's not nearly easy to print on, and printers don't exist that can readily handle sheet feeding such thin stock. The home printing industry is already essentially a failure, with little of the ewaste recyclable - such as the housings or plastic with impregnated flame retardants and massive waste and designed obsolescence, but that's the best state of art, as at least you can choose to print only the pages that captivate and inspire you.

It's sad library press display or press reader doesn't enable microtransactions (eg. <5 cents) on printouts, I'd love to occasionally print on ultralow GSM A5 some high resolution colour articles or ads that I could show others and use as memory cues for things I find important.

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TMC! Up 20+% in the last week and holding. GSM is another strong one that I like a lot. Both have the potential to "change the game" if they do things right.

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Hello

Here I Recommend TeroTAM CMMS system helps organizations track, manage, and control workflow with cloud-based solutions, and it's the best tool for managing business assets and hardware with clear visibility.

Using this solution steps down the maintenance cost and enhances the asset’s lifespan with minimal expense. This cloud CMMS software is integrated with other solutions to manage facility operations through web and mobile application support that is:

Complaint management

  • Preventive maintenance

Asset tracking with Gps/Gsm * Task management * Internal communication system * Analytics & Dashboard * IoT-Technologies * Staff management and more.

However, CMMS is a SaaS application widely used by industries and businesses for facility and maintenance activities through cloud operations.

Hope it's helpful to you.

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What were they adding to the price to get it to the original monthly payment? Was it extended warranty, undercoat, paint sealer? And I worked for Audi/Vw for years and was very good friends with the GSM and they get kickbacks from the Mfg so if they sell it under invoice they still make money so everything they told you was BS from the start.

Glad you got the payment down to we’re it should have been.

Is it still for 72 months with 10k down?

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Personally, car sales gave me my grit and work ethic. It's commission only where you have to work 12 hour days 6 days a week as a new rep to make a living. The training is really fucking good and it takes a of activity to be successful. I got really good on the phone and didn't mind picking up and dialing bc I was atrocious on the phone at first so my GSM made me sit in the sales tower and make 1000 calls that week.

Making 60-100 dials a day, chilling on the lot to run after people who drive in, and taking calls and texts past 10 pm when I had to wake up at 6 made every subsequent job easier by comparison. Your top car salesman and realtors are absolutely astute marketers as well.

Insurance fucking sucks unless maybe you're doing B2B. It's a lot of effort for the licenses for not a lot of pay. If you're going to go into insurance go into it with a plan. Just like everything else, it's not what it used to be. If you're gonna do churn and burn that's one of the worst industries.

I have friends who work at Mattress Firm and rooms to go making 6 figs, but you have to work in a store that isn't overstaffed and had the right clientel. The outlet stores are good too. Way more work, but guaranteed money.

You'll need sales experience to get into B2B sales and a degree if you want to go that route. I did SaaS and everyone on r/sales is SaaS. I didn't care for it bc I found chasing down SMB customers on Zoom with saturated close lost and global leads sucked. They lowered the targets after I left, ut I preferred my consulting role anyways.

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Better be some 1000 GSM, organic, Turkish cotton towels!

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Not at the rate ASTS is "pausing ahead" - ASTS has a significant problem - no space launch capability, and even though they are shooting for low earth orbit, it is a bit farther than a slingshot or even a trebuchet will toss them. Skipping the cost of a government-provided launch - one of which would blow through every penny ASTS has... they are dependent on either Blue Origin or Space X. Space X is the only one actually delivery (thousands) of satellites into orbit - so ASTS chose Space X.

Now ASTS announced its first 6 month delay.

https://spacenews.com/ast-spacemobile-delays-commercial-satellite-debut-by-six-months/

The T-Mobile satellites indicate to be compatible with existing T-Mobile hardware, and it's just a cell signal with a clear line of sight, so it should work fine - albeit 3G or whatever because of the distance involved. The terrestrial range for cellular is relatively short due to earth curvature issues. Still, the line of sight is maintained when looking straight up, so then it is only a matter of which technology spec would work for the distance and the latency. That wouldn't be 5G.. probably out of range of 4G as well, so I'm betting first-gen stuff would just use old 3G or GSM tech.

Joke all you want about Starlink.. I just ordered it for my Country Coach motorhome; we're planning a trip to Alaska next summer; Starlink is the only viable high-speed Internet choice. Cell services for RVs sucks ass - particularly here in the west and is non-existent beyond the lower 48. With tens of millions of RV owners, and millions with 40-45 foot diesel pushers - $120 /month is a solid no-brainer. The phones work fine with Starlink wifi.. the 3G or whatever is for riding a burro down into the Grand Canyon.

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  1. Travel hacking= sign up with credit, meet minimum spending requirements for bonus, redeem for free travel and hotel.
    1. be responsible, use normal spending, pay it in full each month
    2. never pay interest
    3. don’t apply if your getting a loan
  2. Airbnb, instead of hotels. Or, stay at family or friends house

SAVINGS

  1. High yield savings account (2%)
  2. Save first automatically
  3. Savings goal , timeline
  4. Use credit union for less fees than giant ones
  5. Save you extra change

FOOD

  1. Buy generic brand food with deals
    1. Ex: trader joe (bulk buy, healthy)
  2. Look at unit price during groceries.
    1. larger is usually cheaper
    2. Buy in bulk
  3. Minimize restaurants to 1x/wk max
  4. don’t eat out ever
    1. find restarting happy hours for discount
    2. Be consistent to use reward points
    3. just order an appetizer rather than a meal, it’s just as filling as a meal
    4. don’t drink
  5. cook every meal from scratch not packaged ; veggies cheaper; reduce meat
  6. Stretch meals: add rice, spinach, beans, eggs
  7. Coffee- make it at home, don’t spend
  8. Eat food at home, bring it to work
  9. Meal prep. Use instant or crockpot
  10. Copycat items at home of restaurant food

TRANSPORTATION

  1. Use public transport/mass transport as much as possible. Cars are pricey
    1. can use Uber occasionally
  2. find job close to where you live (walk, bike, train at morning/adult scooter)
    1. if car dependent, cheap used car that’s fuel efficient with cash
      1. ex: Toyota: Prius, Camry, Tacoma; Honda: Fit, Civic, Accord; Ford Fusion
  3. Telecommute a few days a week
  4. Car hacking= buy used car under market value at bottom line of depreciation curve, can drive without car for free (minus insurance, gas)
    1. You can sell it for the same price you bought it for.
    2. Older car with more mileage= cheaper car insurance rate, less vehicle tax
  5. find free parking
  6. Efficiency trips

HOUSING

Housing is most expensive. housing expense: <=25% ideal, 30%max of income

  1. Smaller space
    1. decreases utilities, cheaper
    2. rent out the larger room
  2. move back in with parent and pay them rent OR live in apartment with multiple roommate in cheapest room (less space, you buy less)
  3. save up to move out soon; have target plan to move out
  4. House hacking= buy multi family house, move into one unit, rent the others
    1. Other units would pay for yours, giving you free rent.
    2. Save 10-20% of down payment,
  5. Rent hacking- subletting unused bedrooms or have multiple roommates

UTILITIES

control heating

  1. Control heating
  • HVAC: summer 78, 68 winter
  • winter: cover window with insulation, door sweep
  • summer: keep window blinds close to block heat
  • switch cfl lightbulb, turn off light, turn off and unplug electronic using power strip switch
  1. Don't o reusable water; use reusable bottle and get water filter

LIFESTYLE

  1. Couples: only spend on one income, save others
  • Look for relationship with similar spending habits; same with friend groups
  • keeps you accountable
  • if friends are pricey, make cheap suggestions (ex: game night)
  1. balance saving with still living life
  2. Workout at home/ apartments
    1. avg membership is $50;
    2. Get used equipment, Youtube workout

PHONE

  1. don’t use contract with big four. use prepaid plan
    1. Tracfone prepaid phone
      1. ex: $25- unlimited phone/txt, 2 gb
    2. Mint mobile
    3. AT&T
      1. $50/mth 8gb (or $25 if prepay);$35 (30 if autopay)/mth for 2gb
  2. Get a refurbished GSM unlocked phone; pick affordable carrier or plan

ENTERTAINMENT

  1. Cut cable (or use cheaper alternative like Netflix or YouTube )
  2. Internet
    1. shop around if not a monopoly in area
      1. Use online tool for estimate. Xfinity, Spectrum
    2. use public wifi

  1. Live in cheaper area
  2. Generic goods not brand name
  3. Dress for the weather l, not HVAC

4.?maje your own beverage

  1. Use up what you have before buying more. Pantry challenge

6.buy secondhand

  1. Comparison shop
  2. Get cash back you already purchased for normal spending

-ebates

  1. Wait for deals

  2. Cut unneeded spending or subscriptions

  3. Check out books and movies, don’t buy

  4. Drink water at restaurant

  5. Energy saver setting on appliances

  6. CFL lightbulbs

  7. Avoid single use/single serving items

  8. Use less (toothpaste, detergent, etc)

  9. Wash clothes less (clothes can be worn multiple times)

  10. Cut cable or use basic cable

  11. Exercises at home, not gym

  12. Get item when no longer that new by waiting; ex: wait for Redbox for new movie

  13. Selll collectives you don’t want or not valuables

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GSM and CPG would be my picks for low-cost quality stocks.

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I know most people here are into pump and dump stocks. However GSM is a great buy, a stock that’s been under the radar. Great earnings and one of the few companies that will not be affected by China and Russia tensions. P/E should put the stock at around 16 bucks minimum

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Buying GSM - earnings will be stellar

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GSM, Ferroglobe mining.

They’re a pretty diverse company within their segment that provides a lot of the bad metals for semiconductors and other tech. Currently very well priced.

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My advice, for example you are making a T shirt. You can request other similar projects they (factory) have done compare with your designs/stitching/gsm/type of print/embroidery...

They can advise you and give you better suggestions.

On the size part each manufacturer has a size chart, request that and compare it with a local brand's that you are familiar with.

With some factories, they work with famous brands, let's say you're into the FOG essential oversize Tee style, they can give you better intel on which gsm to go with.

At the end of the day that's why it's best to order a prototype then from there necessary alterations are easier to make if you have the product in hand.

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Yes absolutely! That’s our unique selling point, we offer 80 as standard but have options for 100, 120 and 160 gsm paper ;)

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I'm actually very interested in finding a vendor for mass texts. Do you use a GSM modem?

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Please open a chat with me, I'd like to help.

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Carmax will never fail - They move their money around between cars - I’m a GSM for a Chevrolet dealership - Been in the industry for 20 years - Also autonation is Walmart of the car industry- they print money

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For drones and regular staff, sure. For others, especially in R&D, I have been held back (even on separate contract) just to go over documentation and see if its up to date.

Sometimes letting worker go immediately has another danger: I've seen someone fired, and that person had quite a bit of hardware from work on loan at home. But a drone from logistics (as she didn't knew he was fired, and not going standard last day procedure) among other stuff to sign slipped in a confirmation his inventory is clear.

Company lost like $25k of property (was contested in court, but was upheld).

I have also seen someone being escorted and security going through employee's stuff (and leaving it mid-way, only for Police officer to come over and oversee it all, while we were removed from the office). Apparently guy had connected GSM module to the corporate network and let someone in.

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Yea you can try to go to the dealership and return it. You can speak to the GSM or GM and hopefully plead that you do not want the vehicle anymore. I’ve seen this work a few times at my old job but most of the time they’ll just tell you “deals funded can’t do anything about it”.

I had a friend once get his way by threatening to bomb negative reviews and the dealership got on their knees begging him to stop

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GSM up 17% after hours on record earnings.

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Bruh do you remember pre-iPhone? I literally felt like I was on Star Wars the first time I played with one. I actually used to make some scratch in college jailbreaking the OG ones so they would work with GSM carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile when they were Verizon exclusive. They changed everything. I'm sure they'll have a few more revolutionary products in the next 10-15 years.

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$GSM Write large, the environment is amazing for GSM. Bottom line, production should have no interruptions. Once inventory stocks work down, we could see prices move even higher. I believe this company could generate upwards of $500 million of cash this year. That translates to over $2.50 per share and see this stock as a potential double!!

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$GSM Write large, the environment is amazing for GSM. Bottom line, production should have no interruptions. Once inventory stocks work down, we could see prices move even higher. I believe this company could generate upwards of $500 million of cash this year. That translates to over $2.50 per share and see this stock as a potential double!!

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$GSM specialty metals

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Banks, gsm, utility, refrigerator and microwave next to me... Like everything.

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Drop the cell carrier and migrate to Mint if you have GSM phones. I paid $196 in December for 6 months for 4 phones. Also hit the tech sales. SnowflakeDB is growing by heaps, MongoDB cloud services. Medical sales is another huge one. Selling supplies to hospitals makes bank. I have a buddy making heaps selling surgical instruments, screws and other stuff.

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Go for thickness 400+ GSM paper and all cards will look good.

Less graphics and minimal card

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It’s pretty rampant.

I am an inventory manager for a Honda OEM dealer and we refuse to mark up MSRP (or add unnecessary shit to cars in general) because it’s exploitative.

The ironic thing is my GSM is very data oriented so he’s compared our profit margins vs the stores that do this and they’re the same on average.. so they’re charging more and either marking it down anyway, or not selling anything else with it.

Honorable dealerships are out there, and they’re easier than ever to find. If they’re charging over MSRP go ahead and put a red X over them in your mind—if they’re exploiting you now, they’ll do it later too.

As far as used cars go, they are legitimately worth thousands and thousands more than they would be otherwise, especially recent models (most often going for more than MSRP was originally) because car rental businesses are buying them at whatever price gets them the car because they can make it up in rental charges, so they don’t care.

I’ve wholesaled a car we put too much money in to retail(we price based on local market percentages, not DIY pricing like most), and enterprise paid me 8k over what I could’ve retailed it for.

It’s the Wild West out there.

Happy to talk to anyone needing guidance in this market.

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Owning Chinese stocks is almost as bad as $PLTR only different is the people who run China are less ruthless then $PLTR.
Cut your losses and get in with depressed American and Euro stocks. Best thing that’s going to be the next Apple is $INTC it’s building the only chip capable of real AI and is going to change the world,
Next is $BA when Covid restrictions end later this year it’s going to blow up!
Last is a stock that’s already climbing but nowhere near its what its going to be worth in 2-3 years is $GSM a bunch of solar panel manufacturers but $GSM is who makes the parts for solar panels and it’s the biggest outside of China and will be the biggest when it all comes crashing down in China.
Dump $NIO cut your losses and put it evenly in these 3 stocks and get your losses back before the end of this year and next watch it double.
But don’t listen to my advice I’m stuck in $PINS and won’t get half my money back until it goes up 25% so I’m completely screwed

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I will see your "15 years in the industry" and raise you 19 years sales, F&I, SM and GSM.

You are trying to spin individual dealer metrics into something it's not. Your dealership may use credit pulls as a metric for grading performance. I have never heard of that but I am not surprised.

At the end of the day, though, there is not a single $ that gets paid to the dealership just because they pulled credit.

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GSM is a solid bet because it’s one of the few companies not in China

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GSM has been less correlated. I had some in sprott and good miners but it was flat for years. Creep Toe may be taking some of that capital as well. Whether its viable or not is getting tested

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In my case, the finance manager said they usually mail the check within 7 days. But after 14 days, I found they didn't. I escalated the issue with the GSM and he instructed the accounting to cut a check.

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At that low of volume, it's going to be tough.

But, what I would do is go to Uline to see standard sizes. Then do your best to make your product fit into the smallest possible. But get the title of that box and the next 2 sizes. Then just start googling those dimensions with "cardboard" or "box" after it. The idea is to search common size boxes because they are more likely to also be for sale from lower cost resellers. You can sometimes find some really good prices this way. Careful though, you do not want overseas cardboard unless you adjust the gsm of the fiber used. China uses short grain, we use long grain and it matters.

Other things people do is their best to find an alternative. Like a poly mailer is significantly cheaper, though you have to consider shape for shipping. Or a free flatrate usps box. As well as size the box for shipping specs. Maybe the cheapest box is more expensive to ship than a slightly different shape?

You can also consider where the reseller is located. If they happen to be local, then paying more per box might be ok if you can pick them up.

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If you have some tech skills, put together an inexpensive card reader with Arduino GSM cellphone and LCD display shields that you can plug in, a FreedomPop chip, and a Square card reader. Charge $0.50. You’ll grab customers that don’t carry cash. Also consider selling mints at Italian or pizza places that have garlicky foods. You’re likely to go from selling 3-4 a day to 100+/day.

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Defensive sector and inflation resistant stocks. Industry commodities. Steel, auto, GSM sector, etc.

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I liked the broke guy that couldn't buy 😂 that was me last year with GSM.

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To use your HVAC example, a retailer of a furnace or water heater does NOT pay sales tax on their inventory. They have a sales tax number. The implicit understanding is that the ultimate user (the customer) pays sales tax on that particular item.

As I said, it depends on your local laws. In CA, you pay sales tax on the sales price of the car you are buying, regardless of whether you are trading a car in or not. In Utah, you only pay tax on the difference between the trade allowance and the sales price. The logic being you already paid tax on the traded vehicle, so you are entitled to a credit. Not every state does it this way but Utah isn't the only one.

As far as getting double-whacked on a lease resale, even CA gets it:

Chapter 3.5. Vehicles, Vessels, and Aircraft

Article 1

Section 6277

6277.Presumption on sale to lessee. There shall be a presumption that a transfer of a vehicle to a lessee by a lessor, as defined in Section 372 of the Vehicle Code, was a sale for resale if the lessee transfers title and registration to a third party within 10 days from the date the lessee acquired title from the lessor at the expiration or termination of the lease. The presumption may be rebutted by evidence that the sale was not for resale prior to use.

For more information go to www.boe.ca.gov and search for the section 6277 above.

35 years in the car biz. Everything from newbie sales idiot to used car manager to GSM.

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GSM is moving on nothing but dark pool buying... dunno what that means but I'm in.

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You don’t understand wireless networks at all if you think that.

I’ve been building them since GSM, 1G. No matter what technology, no matter what carrier, no matter what throughout, you can’t build enough

Whatever we turn up, new capacity, fills up immediately. Cell sites are like freeways, you build more, and they immediately fill up with new use cases and the capacity expansion you hoped for is in use the second it’s live.

What would need 1000Mbps? I remember people saying the same thing about 3G, what would you use it for.

Wireless is a commodity now, companies like Uber wouldn’t exist without these networks. DoorDash wouldn’t either. Gaming companies that make wireless games wouldn’t be here.

Verizon is a good bet as is TMO. TMO has the freqs, VZW has the $. ATT has its legacy, and that’s all.

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Your phone is most likely on the GSM network so look at Cricket or Mint Mobile.

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Yep. They bought the naming rights to San Diego’s Jack Murphy Stadium. They were Kong Kong in San Diego back then. High flying when CDMA technology was beating GSM.

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Are there any downsides to porting one's T-Mobile phone number to another GSM provider (such as Ting), especially if they've had the number for a decade or more? This is the fifth or six data breach and even though a personal may have frozen their credit, put fraud alerts on all accounts, etc. this is very worrisome.

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Any updated views on GSM earnings coming out today after hours? Fingers crossed!

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As far as I know and can tell that didn't happen. It just doesn't make sense since CDMA was a niche that was only really popular in the US.

GSM was the mainstay of the world and AT&T used it while Verizon used CDMA.

Even the Verizon CEO tells a very different story. They wanted Apple to make a CDMA version from the start.

https://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/inside-story-how-verizon-didn-t-launch-first-iphone

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4G LTE and 5G networking protocols are completely incompatible with open-source deployment and now they're going to be the only ones available. The public cell network infrastructure is being shut down to make more room for corporate control. GSM phones won't even be able to call 911 anymore. I can't wait for this global conflict to proceed from cold to hot so I don't have to keep watching pieces of shit get away with doing more and more horrible shit making the world a worse and worse place.

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I had a recent experience with home delivery new car purchase (almost went with it).

3 months ago, I was shopping for a brand new car (2021 Sonata). I visited/called 10 local Hyundai dealers. In total, there were about 200 Sonatas across trims in my area. Many places won't even give me OTD price over the phone. They forced me to visit the dealership to see their OTD offer. I made 2-3 visits and every single place added markup.

The next morning, I called a dealer 2.5 hours away. They were willing to negotiate the price over the phone and deliver the car to me. They offered $1300 discount. So OTD price was about $4000 less than the best OTD offer that I got from local dealers. I almost agreed to the purchase. But I made one call to another dealer 1.5 hrs away. This time, I got lucked out and got connected to GSM (who is in charge of all sales). I presented my OTD offer (slightly lower than best offer on hand). We agreed. Drove 1.5 hr, inspected and signed the paper. I would have gone with the other offer because it was by far better than any other offers I got within 1 hr distance. I would not do it purely for the convenience though.

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We have a iPhone 6S “backup phone” for when one of us needs to take our regular phone in for something like a screen repair that works fine on T-Mob. It’s because it was originally GSM. Sprint over 20yrs ago decided to go CDMA and that decision proved to be bad as only they and Verizon used that kind of network. When Sprint and T-Mob merged, they decided to scrap the CDMA (which is a good thing for sure).

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You probably were already on T-Mob or have a GSM phone. The issue is with some Sprint phones that only work on CDMA networks

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> I need to get a new phone by December 31st because their service won’t work on it

Im assuming you were Sprint. Your phone is only capable of working on CDMA networks. TMobile is a GSM network (which way way back Sprint sold to T-Mob, but that’s a story for another day) anyway T-Mob is retiring Sprints ancient CDMA network so phones that can’t operate on both CDMA and GSM won’t work any longer.

Take the $600, that’s generous for a phone that’s worth like $200 (and soon to be worth $0)

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I moved from Straight Talk, to Cricket, to AT&T Prepaid, and now I'm getting ready to move to T-Mobile. My friend with whom I share a plan wants to add someone who needs unlimited data. My criteria are as follows:

Competitively cheap GSM (So I can swap the SIM to a new phone whenever) Full coverage (Tower sharing you can't get, with a lot of MVNOs) North American Roaming (I have family in Canada)

Cricket it owned by AT&T, so their coverage seems to be better than a lot of other MVNOs. I know I had way fewer issues with Cricket than with Straight Talk. But AT&T prepaid is the best. My friend and I pay $35 each for a plan with 15GB of data. And my phone works in a lot of the rural places I go, with ease.

That being said, if you have people to share a plan with, T-mobile seems to be an incredible deal. Even if it is contract based. The only offer unlimited plans in their contract section. The Essentials plan is $30/line/month for 3 people. The Magenta plan is $40/line/month. I can justify the increase because it will take over my Netflix subscription fee. And the third person we're bringing on is used to paying upwards of $90/month. So they are willing to pay a little more to subsidize the mutual friend.

TLDR: AT&T prepaid is the way to go. Especially if you can do the deal where you pay for a year in advance. Unless you have at least two friend, in which case T-mobile.

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https://www.verizon.com/articles/what-are-phone-bands-and-why-do-they-matter/

If you're in the US, Sprint/Verizon and its MVNOs use CDMA, and T-mobile/Sprint use GSM. iPhones should have antennae for both but not every Android phone will, especially if we're talking about a grey market/Euro/Asia spec device.

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What phone do you have? If your phone is GSM only then most likely yes. If you have an iPhone it needs to be unlocked.

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The satellites will be called BlueBirds orbiting at an altitude of 700 km (430 miles), each with an aperture size of about 18x20 meters or 331 square meters (693 sqft) weighing 1.5 to 2 US tons. Each production satellite will be identical and consist of a central bus/control module, magnetorquers (adjust pitch/yaw), Hall-effect thrusters (ionized plasma thruster), and many sets of phased array cells called microns. The microns are similar to the antennas you see attached to cell towers except they are designed for the rigors of space and have solar cells affixed to the back. In order to fit the BlueBirds into a rocket the microns are folded carefully around the control module and will unfold using spring hinges like flower petals unfurling. SpaceX and GK Launch will be the 2 primary launch providers, both with excellent records. Total constellation will be 336 satellites by 2028 with a surface area of 111,000 square meters or 1.2 million square feet (for comparison Starlink only plans 71,000 square meters). Although the satellite will be very large, it is only a few centimeters thick flying perpendicular to Earth making the risk of collision to its cross section minimal.

The BlueBirds utilize what is called bent pipe architecture to convert fronthaul (cellular data) back and forth with backhaul (high bandwidth network connection). Bent pipe architecture allows the received signal to be phase shifted in real time by a transponder and amplified before being beamed back. Backhaul to base stations will be handled through the high capacity V and Q band frequencies. The satellites computers do not handle the network routing/processing that MNOs already handle, think of a cell tower in space. The only computing the satellite will do (other than flight operations) is establishing and maintaining a signal which each user. Each MNO would have one or more receiving antenna in each country at its network gateway to manage the routing of packets and protocol compliance on its own network.

Many people struggle to get coverage a few miles from a cell tower, so how does the signal travel over 700 km without losing connection or delays. A very tall FR1 mobile base station tower can provide a connection of around 50-70 km with a perfect line of sight and no attenuation due to obstructions (buildings, hills, trees, walls, etc.) before signal is lost due to the curvature of the earth (GSM protocol reduces this to 35 km). An electromagnetic wave can travel quite far in space (think Voyager 1) unobstructed, so a satellite overhead has the perfect vantage point to you at all times (except middle of skyscrapers, some basements, and tunnels). For a satellite to connect to a cell phone is simply a question of power and gain. A cell phone is .25 W of power and .5 DBI of gain, which isn’t much. To be able to send a signal that can be detected you need a very powerful antenna (20 kW) and a very large array. Think of trying to talk to someone .4 km (¼ mile) away, you would need a very loud voice for them to hear you and very large ears to hear them. Peak gain mentioned in the FCC letters references -47 DBi (-50 DBi is full bars and -110 DBi is no connection) so the signal strength should be quite strong. Since the satellites are orbiting at 700 km there will be a signal delay (latency) of 30ms which is within the 5G 3GPP standards and would not be detectable to a user playing mobile games. Additionally, 5G speeds will be in excess of 35 mb/s (meets FCC definition that Spacemobile helped define).

Each satellite will be able to support a technology known as beamforming which uses the microns to concentrate and steer a signal. If you think of an RF signal from isotopic antenna transmitting signal in all directions like a light bulb, then beamforming is akin to a flashlight focusing the same light in a narrow beam to project further and brighter. As more antenna are added to a phased array the more focused beams can become and more beams can be created. Beamforming allows the array to reuse spectrum by pointing the same spectrum at different parts of the coverage area. Each BlueBird can support about 2,800 beams/coverage cells in low band and 10,000 in mid band (300-10,000 users per cell) providing 1.6 million gigabytes per month per satellite. Within each cell multiple frequencies can be sent and received simultaneously using MIMO. Coverage area for each satellite is about 2.4 million square miles. Within each cell spectrum is divided into buffer ranges of about 5-10 kHz which can be further recycled based on channel state information, adjusting the time phase, and polarity of the wave. Time Division duplex allows for uplink/downlink reciprocity (allows a phone to be heard at the same DBi it receives).The satellite applies linear receive combining to discriminate the signal transmitted by each terminal from interfering signals. Because the satellites are in space moving at a high speed (90 minute orbit) a Doppler effect is created which compresses or stretches the frequencies. Spacemobile has patented a way to compensate and correct these shifts and track the users movement down to the centimeter level. This means you can use your phone on a plane or in a car without issue.

Without going too deep into it, the reason MNOs use spectrum primarily between 600 MHz - 900 MHz, 1.7 GHz - 2.2 GHz and 3.5 GHz is because it offers the best combination of data capacity, licensing availability, and object penetration. Spacemobile is capable of operating within all of these ranges. 1 MHz is 1,000,000 cycles per second and each cycle can be used to transmit bits of data, so higher MHz means more data. But there is a trade off the higher you go on the EM spectrum the more issues the signal has with penetrating matter starting with solid objects like buildings, then with liquids (think rain fade with your satellite TV), gases such as air, and background radio signals. This is why Starlink requires a phased array receiver because it is operating on the KU (12,000 - 18,000 MHz) and KA (26,500 - 40,000) bands and has issues with rain fade. The Starlink receivers require a large size and power to pick up these signals. The size and power requirements of using these frequencies at range are the reason they can’t be used with smartphones.

Additionally Spacemobile is using Alitostar’s (recently acquired by Rakuten who is an investor and customer) O-Ran (open RAN) software to help virtualize each handset for the purposes of network handoffs, managing latency protocol, and overcoming the Doppler effect.

The technology was tested and validated using BlueWalker 1 which was a test satellite personally financed at $7.5 million by CEO Abel Avellan. This satellite was essentially a smartphone that was used to validate the principle of using 4G LTE protocol, sending/receiving cell signals from space, and resolving technical issues prior to BlueWalker 3 (the final prototype before mass production). This was a brilliant move by Abel. Instead of building a satellite and hoping it works, he was able to cost effectively test and refine his designs in real time on earth. BlueWalker 1 is still in orbit today presumably being used for testing.

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You better off investing in GSM(been holding since 0.68 cents), mimics perfectly metal prices and still cheap at 7usd

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AT&T? The we lose money on every aquisition, also are cutting out dividend payout which is our only major selling feature, that $T? The only advantage they have over Verizon is they use GSM but that will only get you so far. $T may be a great pick-up but only after they clean house and the dust from the spin-off and dividend cut settle.

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Anyone buying GSM?

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Homie, I lost $1,200 on GSM calls during the rally and didn’t even think of posting it here.

Mods must be asleep or something.

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Opinions on GSM?

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Nice DD, but your energy cost thesis will negatively impact GSM too, since they have major production facilities in Spain & France. This is just the beginning of the silicon rally, and imo US producers are the best positioned to take advantage of that.

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Nothing hotter than Silicon. The best thing is its flying under the radar. Sime price is mooning in ridiculous fashion. Last week price jumped 60% in a day. Hottest commodity of 2021 is going to be Silicon. Best bet GSM to fly.

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Silicon price is rising like a rocket. GSM best bet you can make.

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But a few of those $12 scratch offs for the lols.

Already blew my asshole out on GSM calls last week, can't go tits up right?

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I bought GSM at $0.50 now it's worth almost $10. We are not the same

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Tulane 1st quarter +9.5 +105 just for a 100$. When that hits 3 team parlay Blue jays Padres and TXSA ml for 200$ . Then back to looking at GSM 12$ calls for Sep 17th. Silicon stocks ftw forget about uranium. If that 3 team parlay hits all in on the Mariners on Sunday maybe throw a nfl game in there. Don't forget to check out GSM silicon the new in thing lol. In the meantime I will try not to kill myself peace.

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Nice, fellow GSM gang here, knew which stock you were talking about by the first paragraph.

IMO, sit on it. I’ve been in since .40c, selling the occasional options and just being giddy about this latest run up. I will say I foolishly got on the hype train and washed about a weeks worth of profit on some of those 9/17s, but still up massively on the shares enough that it just hurts my feelings.

GSM has the fundamentals to justify a higher price than its recent peak, I see no reason why it won’t get there.

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There is demand for silicon metal and silicon-based and manganese-based alloy. What I do not know is GSM market share. Based on the chart lots of speculation is going on and one see the decline started. This is definitely not the time to acquire. If you have equity I do not hesitate to unload some possibly go back in 6-7 ish. Hope that helps.

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GSM and CIFR 9/17 12c could be profitable not much DD available but both were strong yesterday and AH

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Bought 9/17 calls on CIFR and GSM. Both moved up pretty good yesterday. Continuing to move AH. I believe they will do well short term. Still bullish on my 9/10 460c SPY calls.

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Anyone done any DD on GSM ?

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Why is GSM still a banned ticker? They crossed 1Bn cap months ago

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If anyone is still sleeping on $GSM, puts on your entire fucking life.

I’d make a DD but I’m shaking with glee right now and I’d probably get banned for it anyways because I never include enough rocket ship emojis.

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Solid 5G even in areas with horrendous "GSM" signal.

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I think your best solution is to work more hours. Pay off the car and accept maybe you won't get to keep it... (if title is in your dad's name it's not yours period).

Tell them you need to work more hours because you want to pay off the car but secretly start saving for your self as well.

If possible try to figure out what your dad wants. Try to please him just to lessen out your stress. Shit sucks but your goal is to save money and lessen the abuse by your dad.

Your phone bills can easily go down from 100 to either 15 to 30 a month. The catch is pay 3/6/12 months in advance (mint mobile). Other phone carriers there so shop around. There are two types of phones in America GSM vs CDMA. Make sure you got correct phone for correct carrier.

Try to start cooking for yourself as I assume that food bill is from eating out. It'll help save money. Maybe something you'll enjoy and maybe your dad will see it as you responsible. I'm just assuming because without really knowing why your parents are on your ass you can't solve the problem or reduce it.

Join military if that is an option.. rough but at least you will have some independence and your basic needs are met. If you can stay 20 years worth it (pension by 38). Plus paid for education.

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This x100. I have no specialized education, no real "skills". What it takes: grind every day, work a lot of hours, be able to talk to people. And I have half a brain. THAT IS ALL IT TAKES!!! YTD as of July 31st: $137.4k

GSM of a car dealership, 10.5 yrs experience, worked my way up from the bottom. Even when I was just in sales, I hit 6 figures most times.

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Neat stuff!

If you want to better tap into the r/bulletjournal community (not to be confused with r/bujo you would need a few options with higher GSM paper.

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UUUU GSM MAXR CRSR

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Sofi, cmlf, stem, gsm, mp, clvs (for the pump)

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It was 670 when I got the audi and I worked for audi so the GSM made it happen. 46k mrsp new 2017 a4 388/mo

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The person you talked to is wrong. Two different types of criminals and attacks. With gas station skimmers there usually are no cameras. The reason why is because this type of skimmer plugs right into the existing factory skimmer and PCB. It will steal your card and PIN if entered and they have the ability of transmitting the data back through Bluetooth or GSM. The criminal only need to roll up close to the pumps once a day and download the cards, and leave.

Online banking and Mobile banking are independent from card fraud. Just by having a card number doesn't grant access into your accounts. You can perform this exercise now if you wish to test. Keep in mind there are millions of cards for sale at any point in time. If what you heard was true a sizable percentage of accounts would be breached....which just isn't the case.

The authentication flow especially if following NIST guidelines has the distinction from your login information and card information. In order for a criminal to access this service from your card information they would need to buy additional stolen information, and possibly social engineer you. Again, these criminals are typically different. Having access to someone's online banking is greater than have the card. These thieves commonly send Zelle, Wires, open pre-approved credit lines, send new cards to different addresses, ect.

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It's a pretty simple job to parse a phone number out of an email.

You would usually pipe the email through a script using procmail

We send automated sms like this all the time, it works well. We use a server with a few GSM cards and put some SIM cards in to send the SMS from.

Handling sms replies in the same way is pretty much the same thing.

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I bought tesla when it was down around 570 back in march, I could have sold it at around 700 or so. I kept it. Bought more when it dipped to 550. Not because I believe in it, but it's fun to watch it go up and down.

I bought Ferroglobe (GSM) when it was 2.74 because it seemed a bit too down. #1 in silica and by-products that support battery and solar panel production. #2 was 25. Heavy debt they were paying off and depressed profits by the pandemic. They had a decent amount of cash to float them, a plan they developed, and worked things out. They are currently over 6, and they supply needs for solar energy.

I also bought into jabil (JBL). Used to work for em 10 years ago, so I knew what they do. They developed sanitizing robots, and their stock went from 42 in april to over 55 now.

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Same, I left and GSM called me same day gave me exactly what I was asking.

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Thanks for the tip, if you think TGB has more potential. I’ll check it out.

You might also want to look at GSM ferroglobe, which is at $6.24/share today if you like small miners. CDEV is an energy stock under $10 that has been doing well. USDP is an energy infrastructure stock that trades under$10 snd slowly but surely beats most other energy stocks on most days.

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GSM May get some infrastructure deal help

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Sorry, I should of said fraudulent accountants.

Yes, there was no doubt a tough market at the time and the choice to ignore GSM and go for 1xrRTT tech instead was a bad decision but I think it could of survived in some form if it wasnt for the accounting irregularities that made everyone lose confidence in the stock. That along with the reasons you listed was too much

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GSM 300 or 16pt card stock( I think it is for business cards double sided.)

I am trying to get pricing for that size and standard cards as well

Before august .

I don't have the design finalized yet I just want to make sure I can get it done at a reasonable price before I commit to it.

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Going back in on GSM. Recently refinanced and is a major silicon supplier.

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You may just have to find a dealership that isn't marking up new cars. I was able to get $4000 off MSRP on Memorial Day. I know the GSM so he helped me as much as he could but there was little negotiation room. They had four of the same car coming in of which 3 were sold over a week before they even made it to the dealership.

Used market is almost definitely not worth messing with unless you randomly find a good deal. It's just not very likely.

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Not likely. I have a friend who is a GSM at a high-volume CDJR dealership who said he was told by corporate that the new car shortage will last at least another year and the used car shortage will lag probably at least 6 months after that. This market is here to stay for now.

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GSM is a good one.

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So much catalysts for GSM, plus I love how their product is being used for EV batteries and solar panels which I see being relevant for many years to come. Also their was a huge fire/explosion at a Chinese’s poly silicon plant last week. R/stocks would not let me post the link but you can google it.

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20 $4 calls I basically got for free on GSM two months ago. That one will move. Brexit combined with a couple years ago materials bust drove it into the ground.

I also bought lots of $1.50 in MUX thinking their copper holding had been valued at about 1/3 today’s price. I saw a rotation into minerals/metals and etc it’s just taken more months than I anticipated.

Those moves you beleive in sometimes are farther down the pipe than you think. Keep believing in your conviction plays. The market sometimes moves slower into trends than you’d anticipate.

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I agree here. GSM is my play!

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GSM and TELL

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Dude look into GSM, not a semi conductor, but in the same ballpark. They do Silicon for solar and batteries . Stock has been steady climbing this year, should be back to $16 in the next 2 years

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In case you are not trolling and looking for an answer:

There is almost never a "short squeeze" that can be exploited. In charts you see number of shorts, but you cannot be sure of their level and conditions. Yes, CLOV might be shorted the same amount, but the strike range might have moved from 15 to 30 due to the increased interest. The hedge lost some money on the 15 short, and will make more money in the 30. If the price keep climbing, they will get new shorts at 50.

If you want a simpler answer, consider this: there are hedge funds with more capital available than everyone in WSB combined. If it was possible to exploit shorts with "gamma squeezes" like people suggest, don't you think they would be doing it daily?

GSM was once in a decade opportunity. It's sad that you missed it, so did I.

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GSM.

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I'll toss one in here. GSM. They work the silica field. Largest company in the field. You cant have silicon chips without silica companies.

Biggest pluses: Silica, silicon, and tons of growth potential.

Biggest detractions: debt. All stemming from a board member being called sexist towards a housekeeper, and causing the stock and company to tank.

Debt was restructured in march, and is looking to be paid off before it comes due in 2026. They have cash on hand, a 58% debt ratio, and it's going down.

Price of stock in february: 2.70+

Price now: 5.30+

Price per share of highest valued in field: 20+

I'm not saying they are the best option, but if they can turn profit off this reopening... I'd say they might be a great growth option.

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