After a few months of successful communication with the DIGI XBee3, I am now starting to get failures with longer and successive Internet messages. Delays between sending messages helps.
I believe the problem is power related even though I’ve made the solder jumper. Once the XBee fails to transmit, I have to power-cycle it or airplane mode on/off to get out of the lockup. I’m invested in modules and software, so I need to make this solution work this summer rather than to start over with some other modem.
I think I should be able to solder an additional jumper wire or a capacitor from somewhere on the Mayfly to the Bee socket to increase the power supply to the XBee. Does anybody know if this would work? If so, where should I make the connections? How big of a capacitor?