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AREDN Network is Growing in Rhode Island

The Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network (AREDN) network is growing in Rhode Island! New nodes on 2.4 GHz are operational at All Saints Academy using a 60 degree sector pointing west, and in Newport with an omni directional antenna. Look for … Continue reading

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Interesting Article on Value of Mesh Networking

This article from MIT Technology Review, discusses some of the non-ham related mesh networking activities, including those of a company called Commotion Wireless.  An example is given of how modified WiFi Routers formed a mesh network after hurricane Sandy. http://www.technologyreview.com/news/516571/build-your-own-internet-with-mobile-mesh-networking/ … Continue reading

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Presentations from April 27th CCRI Meeting Now Available

Copies of the presentations given at the April 27th CCRI BBHN Symposium are now available.  Please select “Presentations” Tab (area beneath the masthead photo), then click on the format you would like.

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Welcome to BBHN-RI.COM

Welcome to the BroadBand HamNet site for Rhode Island.  This website will contain information useful to hams interested in BBHN Mesh Networking.

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It’s a Wrap — First CCRI BBHN Symposium

Many thanks to Myrton N1GKE for coordinating the CCRI BBHN Symposium today, and for Bruce KR1Z hosting us at CCRI.  And thanks to Willis KB1JFG and Bruce W1BAW for running the show and making the power point presentations.  By my … Continue reading

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