So, I’ve got some LoRa click boards. What should I do with them? Obviously, it will be something that connects to the Internet, so the first thing I need is a LoRa Gateway.
Now, I have two choices: either I buy one (but it’s quite expensive), or I make one from scratch. I will chose the latter option, both for cost-related reasons, and because there’s much to learn by trying to build myself one LoRa gateway.
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