Wireless Mesh Network Meetup

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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

Date: Thursday, September 17, 2009, 6pm (we will start promptly at 6pm due to FMoF starting at 8pm)

Location: 2169 Mission


  • 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)


  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.
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