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  • Providing rapid communication services October 15, 2016
    Hi, The hurricane that devastated the south part of Haiti the last two weeks got me thinking. During that time there was no way to cummunicate with the people on that part of the island. I'm working on a communication system for rapid deployment in the aftwemath of a disaster ( based exclusivel
  • outgoing calls configuration (solved) October 15, 2016
    Hello everybody, I'm using villagetelco firmware GA01.1/SECN/ ; after configuration, SIP registers and calls are received; but, when trying to call out via my SIP provider I get < http://download.villagetelco.o
  • Minstrel logs in the MP02 October 7, 2016
    Hi all, I was wondering if someone could point in the direction to where to find the Minstre logs in the MP02. Minstrel is the mechanism in charged of automatically choosing the rate each MP uses with each of their neighbors. For the MP01, with madwifi, I knew where to find them, but with the
  • Noob question about asterisk October 4, 2016
    Hi, I have a very basic question about asterisk deployment in SECN. The way I understand is, that there is supposed to be a root node on which asterisk is enabled. Is it the case that in a mesh network, all voip traffic will flow through that route node even if the optimal path between two
  • Mapping and understanding Community Networks in Africa September 30, 2016
    (apologies for cross-posting) Dear all! I'm writing to you because some months ago we did some work to map the different Community Networks initiatives that have taken place in Africa and try test the hypothesis that most of them are externally initiated, and if so what are the factors
  • Update to SECN 4 Firmware September 25, 2016
    Hi All An update to SECN 4 firmware for MP02, TP and UBNT devices is now available. This update (GA01.1) includes a new facility which allows firmware reset from the Reset button on the device. If the device is running and the button pressed and held for between 10 and 20 seconds (nominally
  • atcom wifi and some ideas....... September 19, 2016
    Hello everybody, a week ago I received an e-mail from atcom advertising their new 'phones - with WiFi ( - the one's with a "W" in the product name) This gave me an idea - I'm sure I'm not the only one, but I thought I'd put it out here anyway: If there was
  • (probably) the world's highest solar powered schoolserver and mesh setup September 8, 2016
    Hi, Earlier in the summer, me and a friend, Mikko, were in the high altitude himalayan valley of Leh, Ladakh[1], where we setup a schoolserver and a few mesh nodes - all solar powered. This is a report by Mikko on the setup, which I thought I'd share here 🙂 https:[email protected]/
  • Hard reset September 2, 2016
    Hi all, I have mp2 and testing around. I set up password for web access. But now I forgot my password and I can't login to web config page. Is there any way to reset for format factory settings? Thanks!
  • audio conference on sof August 28, 2016
    Hi All I am bit curious and wonder if can able to make audio conference calls based on softphones support and asterisk . Regard Vusi
  • no internet access wan port disabled August 17, 2016
    Hi All i have reflashed my nanostation which acts as server for other picostations. I clicked on on advance tab then wan tab. by default wan port is disable i ticked changed WAN but when i click save a secondary IP is requested under static network settings. dhcp is not enabled. i am using secn
  • Full IP Calling August 16, 2016
    Hi I am finally able to call Full IP to different subnets while the MP2 are connected to the Head office(C) via WAN ports, I am using metro network to get Gantsi (A)& Maun(B) Office to connect to Technotrends(C) as shown on the diagram below. Full IP worked after I added and changed
  • Client mode softphone support August 15, 2016
    Hi All I have been reading the SECN 3 guide and according setting a softphone device there are three modes which are Master Client and off to choose . When i checked the web interface under asterisk configuration section i clicked the dropdown menu of softphone support and i only saw Master
  • TP-Link and the FCC August 4, 2016
    In other news this week, TP-Link have reached a settlement with the FCC which states that they will pay a fine for having shipped devices that can be configured to run above the Type-approval standards. More interestingly for me is that they are also being compelled to cooperate with Open Source
  • Ubiquiti, metadata collection, and privacy August 4, 2016
    Hi all, Ubiquiti have updated their privacy policy at which reveals some disturbing information about how much metadata they collect on any device that is running their firmware. Specifically they warn that they may collect any of the following: