According to the author, the price of this new RAK831 LoRaWAN gateway is about 150 USD (~122 €).
This will open new windows, with respect to global growth of TTN. Performance is similar to IMST 880A based one. But: Raspberry is not an "industrial grade tool".
Multi-Channel Lora Gateways are quite expensive, and competition amongst the suppliers was not significant. This is why I was happy when RAK Wireless announced its RAK831 concentrator board. And also my viewers. They voted for this video. Today we will build a LoRaWAN gateway which costs less than half of the first one I made one and a half years ago. With today's project, we will build a gateway using this concentrator and a Raspberry Pi zero.
Charles' Github: https://github.com/hallard/RAK831-Zero
Installation guide: https://github.com/ch2i/LoraGW-Setup
The Things Network console: https://console.thethingsnetwork.org/
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