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: 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)

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.
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