Setting up AREDN node with Ubiquiti Nanostation with Ubuntu

If your area has other ham-radio operators that are using an AREDN network, an Ubiquity router is a great way to connect to the local LAN network. Note that you will need:

  • An amateur radio license.
  • An Ubiquity Nanostation* (the “loco“* one is cheaper but it has less range 🙁 )
  • POE outlet to 2-ethernet adapter (included when you buy a new Nanostation)
  • Two ethernet cables (You will want at least one outdoor-rated cable if you will put it outside, which will likely be necessary for good signal.)

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