First Drive Around Cambridge With LoRa

We are drive testing the Cambridge LoRa network prior to installing an 11th node covering West Cambridge (see post Mandrel Finalist In UK IoT Boost below for background).

First Camridge Drive Test

Above as a tiny sample of the data we have is a circuit of LoRa coverage Cambridge with the 10 City Centre nodes. We have much coverage data within the City and the radial routes outside the circuit shown above. Mail me if you would like more data.

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First Drive Around Cambridge With LoRa

History: Control Data Corporation 6600

For those people kind enough to listen to my presentation at the Science Museum on the CDC 6600 for Cambridge Wireless Wireless Heritage SIG ‘The Old Greys to Flash Mob Kensington’ event here are a handful of links with more information

6600 book design

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History: Control Data Corporation 6600

First ‘Things Network’ LoRa Gateway In Cambridge

Version 2

Here is the inside of the first Things Network LoRa gateway in Cambridge, UK. The gateway serves the west of Cambridge (other Things gateways will following covering the centre of Cambridge).

I did not want to wait for the pre-built Things Gateway (and thought it would be more fun to build my own).  This Gateway is my home assembled Raspberry PI/IMST iC880a combination with the simple Tindle backplane.

Read on for more more details, full build instructions and more photo …

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First ‘Things Network’ LoRa Gateway In Cambridge