[barc] FW: [Ohiodigital] High Speed Mesh Networking Web Site & Free HSMM Book
w8lly at sbcglobal.net
Sat Jan 28 22:20:17 UTC 2012
ATTENTION BARC IT "techie" types - - -
I received the message below today via the OHIODIGITAL yahoo group. It's
about HSMM-MESH nodes. I quickly scanned through some of the reference
links for a cursory view. It looks interesting, simple and relatively
inexpensive and I thought this might be something the Club and/or Club
members might want to explore. Please look it over and see if you think
|we| or you might have any interest in this. I've heard about MESH
previously but have no first hand understanding or experience with
What do you know or think about this? I'm presuming it's a wireless way to
extend internet service over a wider area-via a MESH WAN, LAN or Wi-Fi
W8LLY at ARRL.net
(m) (937) 470-6948
(h) (937) 848-4112
From: Mark Thompson [mailto:wb9qzb_groups at yahoo.com]
Sent: Saturday, January 28, 2012 12:04 PM
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Subject: [Ohiodigital] High Speed Mesh Networking Web Site & Free HSMM Book
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From: Glenn Currie < <mailto:glenn.kd5mfw at gmail.com> glenn.kd5mfw at gmail.com>
Date: Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 11:58 AM
Subject: [Austin_HSMM_Development] Read this free book on mesh networking
To: <mailto:Austin_HSMM_Development at yahoogroups.com>
Austin_HSMM_Development at yahoogroups.com
We recomend this (free to down load) book on the <http://hsmm-mesh.org>
hsmm-mesh.org web page.
We get lots of questions for advice on how to get rolling with broadband
One of the most helpful things we can to to help many is to encourage them
to take a look at this free book.
The vast majority of the book is directly applicable to working with
Now the key exception is the HSMM-MESH(tm) firmware is different than what
is described in the book - look to the hsmm-mesh.org web page for that info.
But all the stuff about antennas, coax loss, microwave prorogation, etc. is
Some that have a background in microwave RF can benefit from the networking
sections of the book.
Network specialist that have not worked with broadband low power microwave
RF before will find a wealth
of clearly explained information on how to handle the RF side of the
I send out a message like this periodically as we have new users
that will have joined after the last version of the message went out.
But, everybody on this email list should have a copy of this book, read it
and share it with those on your team.
It is well written, in an accessible manner.
So get a copy of the "textbook" and get it out to your team members and
any ham that wants to really understand what a mesh network really is.
After all that, here is the place to click for your copy:
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