Top LoRa Add-on Boards for SBCs: the Adafruit LoRa Radio Bonnet #LoRa #Radio #SBC #RaspberryPi @thethingsntwrk @EETimes

The EETimes roundup of top LoRa add-on boards for small board computers featured the Adafruit LoRa Radio Bonnet! They write:

Adafruit’s LoRa Radio Bonnet for the Raspberry Pi is a great add-on board that packs a 128 X 32 OLED display that allows you to read status messages or may be used with integrated buttons to create custom user interfaces. Users can opt for either the 868 MHz or 915 MHz ISM bands utilizing SX1276 LoRa module with a 2 Km range. The Bonnet features +5 to +20 dBm with up to 100 mW power output capability and has a 100 mA peak during +20 dBm transmit, and 30 mA during active radio listening.

There are several feature of Adafruit’s board that differentiate it from the other boards in the roundup:

See the article here and shop for LoRa boards on Adafruit here. Adafruit also sells The Things Gateway which has all the features you’d want in a gateway with connectivity to the Internet.

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