AREDN highly recommends upgrading to AREDN security release v188.8.131.52
For more information: http://www.aredn.org/content/release-notes-aredn-v31611
AREDN encourages users to load (http://www.aredn.org/content/software click Release Candidates) and test version 184.108.40.206RC1 and report any issues to the Forum.
These notes accompany our 220.127.116.11 Release Candidate-1 and describe changes since our last major production release, v18.104.22.168.
Added support for additional Ubiquiti devices which are now flagged as “In testing”:
Added support for newer TP-Link device revisions:
Don Rotolo, N2IRZ wrote an article, published in the January 2017 edition of CQ Magazine, updating readers on the world of mesh networking.
We present the full article here, which was reprinted with permission from the January 2017 issue of CQ magazine, copyright CQ Communications, Inc.
The AREDN Project and the Miami Valley Mesh Alliance will have a large presence at Hamvention 2017. We will be in booth 1001 in Building 1 at the Greene County Fairgrounds near Xenia, Ohio. The dates are May 19, 20 and 21, 2017.
We are planning to conduct several demonstrations and answer all your questions about how mesh networking can aid your local emergency response agencies. In the AREDN Forum under General Discussion we have a thread to collect your suggestions for what you would like to see demonstrated.
In Forum room 2 on Saturday, May 20th, from 1:30 to 2:30, Andre, K6AH, will deliver a brief intro to AREDN mesh networking and discuss a simple, yet successful implementation technique that has been used to provide coverage throughout 5 counties---over 16,000 square miles---of Southern California; standing ready to serve the disaster services needs of over 18 million people. The deployed ham in this scenario delivers these services with an investment in gear, over and above an existing VHF go-kit, of well under $100.
This presentation will show you how you may be able to do this in your...Read More
Our need for XW testers is over. Thanks to the dedicated hams who volunteered to help tackle these thorny issues, we have completed most of the solution testing deemed sufficient to give us confidence in the applied fixes. There is still a bit of additional work to do before we announce a new stable release.
We still need supporting information from our testers to be entered in the Bloodhound bug reporting system so that we can complete the verification. If you have tested the XW fixes, and have not yet updated the Bloodhound tickets with your reports, logs and data files, please do so as soon as possible.
The Development Team is currently focused on troubleshooting the Ubiquiti XW issue. We believe there are likely multiple defects across multiple products which has made this a challenging exercise.
We are looking for testers willing to step out on the edge for us to confirm the existence of these problems across our supported Ubiquiti devices.
You will want to have two devices in...