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Re: [koruza] NLnet grant for KORUZA


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  • From: Ben West < >
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  • Subject: Re: [koruza] NLnet grant for KORUZA
  • Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2014 10:34:38 -0500

Congratulations to Musti!


On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 9:13 AM, Musti < > wrote:
Hi all,

I am happy to announce that I have received a small NLnet grant to make my full time work on the project much easier: https://wlan-si.net/en/blog/2014/03/23/koruza-grows-nlnet-grant/

The blog features some images of KORUZA generation 3, that is the first outdoor prototype, now running for about a week at 50m distance. Prior to that it has been tested over 100m and worked quite well, however there is still much room for improvement (3-6dB signal strength improvement at 100m). You can see real time measurements from the experiment here:

https://nodes.wlan-si.net/node/koruza-1a/
https://nodes.wlan-si.net/node/koruza-1b/

Next experimental setups will feature more and more sensors.

The most significant problem with this version is the de-alignment due to the temperature expansion/contraction of the structure. Currently in the development is generation 4 which will boast a much more rigid 3D printed structure as well as low-power wireless communication between the units to enable automatic re-alignment, along with numerous small improvements.

Kind regards,
Musti






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Ben West



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