Wireless Mesh Network Meetup

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We're holding a series of workshops at Noisebridge to learn more about mesh networking, and to work on some projects like installing open-source mesh firmware onto proprietary wireless routers.  The next meetup is scheduled for:
 
We're holding a series of workshops at Noisebridge to learn more about mesh networking, and to work on some projects like installing open-source mesh firmware onto proprietary wireless routers.  The next meetup is scheduled for:
  
Date: Thursday, October 15, 2009, 6pm
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Date: Thursday, November 5, 2009, 6pm
  
 
Location: Noisebridge, 2169 Mission St, San Francisco, CA
 
Location: Noisebridge, 2169 Mission St, San Francisco, CA
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== Previous Meetups ==
 
== Previous Meetups ==
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* Thursday, October 15, 2009, 6pm
 
* Thursday, October 1, 2009, 6pm
 
* Thursday, October 1, 2009, 6pm
 
* Thursday, September 17, 2009, 6pm
 
* Thursday, September 17, 2009, 6pm
  
 
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Contents

Wireless mesh networks

Wireless mesh networks are growing in popularity, thanks in part to improved hardware and open-source solutions that are now available. In the US, broadband stimulus funding has recently given a boost to municipal and community wireless networks, including mesh networks.

Mesh networking meetup at Noisebridge

We're holding a series of workshops at Noisebridge to learn more about mesh networking, and to work on some projects like installing open-source mesh firmware onto proprietary wireless routers. The next meetup is scheduled for:

Date: Thursday, November 5, 2009, 6pm

Location: Noisebridge, 2169 Mission St, San Francisco, CA

Participants

If you'll be attending, please click "edit" and add your name here so we can try to have enough space and chairs for everyone!

  • mark B. (510pen)
  • Graham Freeman (Cernio Tech Co-op)
  • Al B (owns far too many little meraki boxes)
  • jof (interested in AODV and OLSR/RA-OLSR protocols)
  • erin (interested in network design and general topic of mesh networking)
  • grantbow (OLPC-SF contributor, Ubuntu contributor)
  • Charles McLaughlin

Agenda

  1. Intro to mesh networking: Protocols, firmware, hardware
  2. Build a small mesh network in the noisebridge space
  3. Current projects: reflashing Meraki routers, improving Open-Mesh router stability
  4. Open-source management dashboard, captive portal, etc.

Previous Meetups

  • Thursday, October 15, 2009, 6pm
  • Thursday, October 1, 2009, 6pm
  • Thursday, September 17, 2009, 6pm
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