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We want to promote the idea of an open sensor network, whilst understanding how to make a sustainable model. This may be a hybrid of commercial and open, or a community fund model. For all of these we need applications to give people something to get behind. Ben's background is telecoms and Internet of Things. He's founder of Flood Network, monitoring flooding around the...

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Estimating The Service Radius

Here are some loose calculations on the RF link budget for LoRa systems. I've worked through this exercise for three reasons:
1. To determine the f...

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First Meetup

Last night's meetup went well. It was great to see so many people intrigued, interested or wanting to be involved - really encouraging.

We kicked o...

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South Oxford Gateway is Go!

We've installed a gateway in South Oxford which is mostly used as a lab at the moment. However, it's ready to use if you want to experiment. Just g...

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Hello World!

We're really excited to be part of this growing network and we're working on locations for installing gateways. If you know of a good spot (high up...

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Diane Stevenson is now part of Oxford community

3 months, 2 weeks ago

There is a new published community nearby (Woking)

4 months ago

The Things Network Oxford organizes a Meetup on 27 April

9 months ago

The Things Network Oxford got its 10th member

1 year, 3 months ago

The Things Network Oxford got a new partner: "Flood Network"

1 year, 4 months ago



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7 Aug
I'll be talking at the first The Things Network UK annual get-together at Hebden Bridge, 4th Sep: "Things Happening…
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24 Jul
I'll be speaking about LoRaWAN at "Things Happening" in Hebden Bridge (4th Sept).
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24 Jul
I'll be speaking about LoRaWAN at "Things Happening" in Hebden Bridge (4th Sept).
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19 Apr
Aside from this project ( are there any other standalone LoRaWAN servers out there?
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10 Mar
Oxfordshire County Council: Hands off Oxford City - Sign the Petition, get it to 10,000

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