Central Arizona Mesh Network Information.

Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network Home Page. - Logo used by permission - Randy WU2S

Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network™ is a high speed, self discovering, self configuring, fault tolerant, wireless computer network that can run for days from a fully charged car battery, or indefinitely with the addition of a modest solar array or other supplemental power source. The focus is on emergency communications. For more information on our Mesh Network check out the information we have below.


Make a Donation By: Cash, Check, credit or PayPal To Superstition ARC Mesh Group.

To make a cash or check donation, contact the club Treasurer at:
treasure@superstitionarc.org

Make a Donation By: Credit or PayPal To Superstition ARC Mesh Group.:
Read the information below, then click the Donation button.
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[ Important News From The AREDN Website ]

The AREDN team is pleased to announce the general availability of the latest stable release of AREDN firmware. This release includes many significant improvements in the underlying OpenWRT code during the last 4 years, from July 2014 to August 2018. It also introduces a major upgrade in OLSR from version 0.6.7 to version 0.9.6.2.

List of Changes Can Be Found Here.

AREDN Release Notes v3.18.9.0 – September 26th, 2018


[ Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network - AREDN Getting Started Guide ]

The AREDN™ acronym stands for “Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network” and it provides a way for Amateur Radio operators to create high-speed ad hoc Data Networks for use in Emergency and service-oriented communications.

Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network Getting Started Guide

[ How To Get On The Mesh System ]

The document below “How To Get On The Mesh” will give you the basics needed to get you started and what hardware you need to be looking for, written by Larry AB7C…

How To Get On The Mesh System


[ Central Arizona Mesh Group - SSID & Node Name Info. ]

We have put together an easy to follow standard and is very simple to change your node to what we are running so you can be seen by all of the other nodes.

Central Arizona Mesh Group - SSID & Node Name Info


[ Mumble VOIP Chat Server and Client Software. ]

Mumble is an open source, low-latency, high quality voice chat software primarily intended for use while gaming. Tho it works extremely well over our Mesh Network. It will run under Windows, Mac, Linux and Raspberry Pi's. On Linux and Raspberry Pi's it can be found and installed Via the software package manager and the chat client and Server are separate packages.

Mumble Software Info and Downloads
Mumble Software Information
Fixing robotic or_distorted_sound in Mumble software


[ Install MeshChat On your Raspberry Pi ]

This is a great tutorial on how to install MeshChat on your Raspberry Pi. Includes links to all necessary files and instructions to complete the project.

Install MeshChat on Raspberry Pi


[ Central Arizona Mesh Nodes in the Metro East Valley ]

Location of Central Arizona Mesh nodes in the Metro East Valley including Mesa, Gilbert, Scottsdale and surrounding communities. Click on the link below to Add, Edit or View the nodes on the map.

Add, Edit or View the Nodes on the Map here.


[ What Is Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network ]

This is an introductory presentation of the AREDN Project and a high-level "how to" on designing a wide-area mesh for restoring Inter/intra data-networking during disasters when primary network infrastructure has failed. See AREDN.org for more information.

Introducing AREDN, the Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network presentation. (arednmesh.org)



[ Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network (AREDN) ]

Here you will find information on Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network. Including Hardware, Software, and forums.

Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network Website

Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network - AREDN Mesh Network Map - Arizona


[ Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network Forums ]

Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network Forums
Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network Forums - Southern Arizona
Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network Forums - Mesa Arizona


[ What Is LQ, NLQ, EXT and how to easily understand it. ]

This is a great article written by Don Hill KE6BXT with the Orange County Mesh Organization and used by permission, thanks Don...

What Is LQ, NLQ and EXT Information


[ AREDN Info From HamRadioNow & Dayton Hamvention 2017. ]

AREDN from the 2016 DCC on HamRadioNow

AREDN forum at Dayton Hamvention 2017



[ Central Arizona Mesh Network - Mail List ]

Are you interested in learning more about the Central Arizona Mesh Network and what we are doing then send an email and get added to the Mesh mail list.

Signup for The Central Arizona Mesh Network Mail List



[ Camera From Diablo Peak, Santa Cruz Island, California. ]

This camera is located on Diablo Peak, Santa Cruz Island, California. It is approximately 10 mile off the coast near Santa Barbara, CA and operated by the Santa Barbara ARC

Diablo Peak Camera, Santa Cruz Island, California



[ HAM Radio Now - HRN 402: AREDN re-visited ]

Interesting video from Ham Radio Now, live video shot in the San Fernando Valley. David joined Peter Strauss WD6EBY and Orv Beach W6BI (and a few others) for a trip to the Verdugo Peak repeater site and another location above Simi Valley. This trip was to help increase bandwidth and coverage of the AREDN Mesh Nodes.

HAM Radio Now - HRN 402: AREDN re-visited Verdugo Peak.