Why does a gateway have a GPS?

(Mrpackethead) #1

Why does a gateway have a GPS attached it. What functionality does it enable.

(Dave Wal) #2
  1. it saves you checking the location and putting it in your configuration.
  2. everyone knows where you are :-0


(Mrpackethead) #3

location is one thing, but i see that most of the modules have a PPS ( pulse per second ) module into them. Why is the timing so interesitng


Because it allows the development of technologies in lorawan that depend on highly accurate timing: beaconing, geolocation, node’s opening additional recieve windows for downlink messages (without uplink dependency), etc.

(system) #5

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