[Battlemesh] Testbed for Mesh is in the air <3

Monic Meisel monic at monic.de
Thu Apr 5 15:16:29 CEST 2018

would you all please be so kind to add what you plan to bring to the contribution page in the wiki as well? 
you can edit it as well as the schedule and participants page without registration...

(it could be also chocolate or any other local specialty for the barbecue buffet for thu-sun ;))

i am excited :)

> Am 05.04.2018 um 14:32 schrieb Simon Wunderlich <sw at simonwunderlich.de>:
> Hi,
> I plan to bring 7 pcs of WDR4300 as the last years.
> Cheers,
>     Simon
>> On Thursday, April 5, 2018 10:32:44 AM CEST Leonardo Maccari wrote:
>>> On 04/04/18 22:37, Monic Meisel wrote:
>>> Dear battlemesh attendants,
>>> I have a question regarding the testbed hardware … there is just one
>>> entry on our contribution page so far:
>>> https://www.wireless-meshup.org/doku.php/contribution
>>> Last year @battlemesh the hardware was self organized by the attendees
>>> … The „Förderverein" has some stuff in our deposit, but I don’t have
>>> any clue, what would you prefer or what are your needs?
>>> As you may know, I was never involved in the measurement campaign
>>> itself. Is there a need to set up something upfront? I remember some
>>> discussions the last years, is there any best practice by now?
>>> Thanks for helping out on this topic,
>>> Best Monic
>> Hi Monic,
>> In the past 2/3 years we had some Tp-link WDR4300 brought by various
>> people, I think (but may be wrong) that a bunch of them comes from Guifi
>> people, (Pedro ?).
>> I will bring 6 ubnt Unifi Pro, which we used as a testing test-bed (so
>> we tried stuff there before using it in the large one).
>> About organizing the testbed, we did it live at the place itself. As
>> these are dual band routers we used one frequency for the management and
>> another for the tests themselves.
>> This always makes things unstable, as the management layer never works
>> properly, so at the last BM we suggested that for the next time the
>> wireless testbed could become... wired. Meaning that we use one radio
>> for the mesh, but we cable all the routers one to the other to do the
>> management. This would spare us of a lot of waste of time.
>> I don't remember if C-base is cabled or not and if we can use existing
>> wall-plugs, or we need to bring cable, plugs, crimp pliers, duct tape,
>> and tape cables to the ground in all the place. In the second case it
>> would be nice to have the stuff in place.
>> ciao,
>> leonardo.
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