Mesh 900 MHz

Integrating 900 MHz Ubiquity Nodes with the Mesh

Devices supported; http://www.aredn.org/content/supported-hardware-matrix

  • NanoBridge
  • NanoStation Loco XM
  • Rocket XM
  • On the nanobridge there is an internal antenna and an rp-sma for adding another antenna

Newer Ubiquity Hardware, the XW series, does not take a BBHN firmware. Older hardware is required. This is the XM series which is AirOS version 5.5.7 or before.

BBHN Release Notes

From: http://www.broadband-hamnet.org/documentation/199-bbhnv3-release-notes

900 MHz (M9) advantage
Penetrates trees and some obstacles
Usually higher noise levels
6dB propagation advantage vs. 2.4 GHz
Limited available spectrum – limit to 5 MHz bandwidth channels

Serval Mesh Extender - http://developer.servalproject.org/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=content:meshextender:main_page

XBee https://www.sparkfun.com/products/9099 use for the cancelled RPI link

http://wiki.villagetelco.org/Raspberry_PI - Server setup

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