[Battlemesh] mesh protocol for lora

Antonio Quartulli a at unstable.cc
Mon Aug 29 16:36:03 CEST 2016

On Sun, Aug 28, 2016 at 11:09:01PM +0200, Kristoff wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am experimenting with lora-modules for ham-radio.
> The modules I currently use have a simple UART interface so the setup is 
> very simple: They just provide the Lora modulation sceme, not the 
> higher-level LoraWan protocol.. Every message send into the serial 
> interface in one node will be transmitter over the air and pop-up out of 
> the serial interface of every other node that is a 2 to 3 km area around 
> the transmitting node.
> So this looks like the ideal application for a meshed network.
> As I do not want to re-invent the wheel, does anybody know of a 
> mesh-protocol that would be best here:
> - operate on a low-bitrate network (300 bps)
> - used in a mostly station setup
> - available in source-code: the codes currently are linux devices (RPi) 
> but I would like to migrate to microcontrollers (STM32F1)
> Anybody any ideas?

Have you checked the RPL protocol ? Often used to create collection trees in
802.15.4 based networks (i.e. wireless sensor networks).

Still, it depends on what your requirements and goal are.


Antonio Quartulli
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