FarmNet: open source LoRa-based farm sensing and actuation network #OpenSource #LoRa #Feather #FeatherWing #Python #RaspberryPi
Gabe writes about FarmNet, a LoRa-based network for farms. The Adafruit Feather based boards are recommended for the installation:
This project consists of a centralized server for receiving & storing LoRa based messages on a Raspberry Pi, as well as a series of Arduino-based firmwares for various nodes. Currently there are two functional nodes: a chicken-coop door manager, as well as a simple weather station (Temp/Humidity).
I use Adafruit LoRa Feathers, which are a great board with a lot of capability. You can get some here.
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