[hackerspaces] Mesh network specs

Overflo flo at tekstix.com
Mon Dec 26 11:00:09 CET 2011

hi todd,
i am forwarding your email to the discuss list of austrias funkfeuer
it actually works very similar to what you are planning.
there is tons of documentation in their wiki.

as for the hardware you might be interested to translate this page:

@funkfeuer_discuss: please answer directly to todd he is not a subscriber
of this list. 

best regards from austria

On Mon, 26 Dec 2011 03:33:17 -0600, Todd <todd at cruxtech.net> wrote:
> I am looking to build a mesh network in chicago, The way we are planning

> to do it is, we have an uplink set up in a datacenter downtown with a 
> 100mbit connection, and a place for the antenna on the building that 
> will go across the street to the 1st hop, which will then have several 
> point to point links to the greater mesh network. So the plan is 
> primarily to have many meshes, probably about 20, each with ~8 wireless 
> routers, which are connected via point to point bridges. None of this is

> commercial, so we will not be worrying about things like zoning fr the 
> antennas since they will all be on private properties. My question is, 
> does this sound like a good plan, and if so, what specific hardware 
> should be looking to use ?
>   Please be specific as in technically specific (5ghz 16.5dbi yagi 
> antenna) or list the manufacturer/link to hardware that is being
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