[Battlemesh] What hardware still works?

Valent Turkovic valent at otvorenamreza.org
Wed Mar 16 23:48:40 CET 2016

On Wed, Mar 16, 2016 at 11:38 PM, Valent Turkovic <valent at otvorenamreza.org>

>> I dont't fullly agree because there are also devices that can also
>> receive better than others and not only transmit better. My feeling is that
>> the old WRT54G is good in both. It's mainly about the analog frontend (PA,
>> LNA, calibration, ...).
>> I anyway want to do a small shootout between a few low-cost WiFi devices
>> to get some data and validate this assumption.
>> Franz
> Please do, this would be probably a really interesting blog post to read
> for many.
> Has anyone on the list got their hands of these devices:
> http://www.gl-inet.com/product/mifi-engineering-board/
> They have 2.4Ghz onboard and mini PCIe slot for LTE modem. Maybe it would
> also support 5Ghz mini PCIe cards?
> Which mini PCIe cards are out there that have good quality radios (both
> 2.4 and 5.8 Ghz) ?

There are lots of Intel and Qualcomm/Atheros mini PCIe wifi cards on ebay
for 5-10$... First question - are any of them supported under OpenWrt, and
second - are any of them any good?
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