John Massaglia john at massaglia.org
Tue Apr 2 11:08:47 MDT 2013

Thanks for sharing this. I'll have to take a look at my routers and see if
I have one that's compatible.

On Fri, Mar 29, 2013 at 7:14 PM, Jeff Anderson <jefferya at programmerq.net>wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm definitely a "linux guy" first, but I'm also a ham radio operator.
> There's a cool project that uses both called hsmm-mesh. Basically, you
> take normal wifi routers, and configure them to be a self-discovering,
> auto-configuring dynamic mesh network. You also configure them to comply
> with part 97 fcc regulations (ham radio rules like sending your callsign
> on a regular interval).
> Currently, there is definitely interest in the area to set up several
> nodes and see what kind of mesh network we can come up with. I thought
> I'd mention it here in case there is anyone interested in this sort of
> thing.
> Individual nodes can provide services such as websites, chat services,
> and access to the mesh network to regular computers.
> The HSMM-mesh site is http://hsmm-mesh.org/ (thought it appears they
> will soon be changing the name of the project). They have a google map
> showing locations of nodes that people have set up and submitted (you
> have to have a callsign to register, and you have to be signed in to see
> it): http://www.hsmm-mesh.org/googlemapped-mesh-nodes.html
> see also:
> http://lists.ucares.org/pipermail/ucares/2013-March/006332.html for the
> discussion on the UCARES mailing list about nodes in the area.
> Thanks!
> Jeff Anderson
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