Would the plan be to use broadcom based gear again in the tests, or is it possible atheros hardware is going to be included? Ive been having an internal discussion here with a partner, we would like to know how many nodes will be tested and if atheros will be part of the test bed? 

On Sat, Aug 29, 2009 at 3:38 AM, Benjamin Henrion <> wrote:

    HackerSpaceBrussels announces the second Wireless Battle Mesh
                WBM2009 v2 (Brussels, 17-18 October)

HackerSpaceBrussels (HSB) announces the second Wireless Battle Mesh,
which aims to test 3 popular WiFi routing protocols (OLSR, Batman and
Babel), in Brussels on Saturday and Sunday 17-18 October 2009.


* Tue 06 Oct @ 21:00: final IRC meeting to prepare the design of the
 networks (see below)
* Sat 10 Oct @19:30: IPv6 presentation (Filip P.) + panel on
 possibilities and pittfalls of IPv6 for free networks
* Tue 13 Oct - Fri 16 Oct: OpenWRT workshops (we're still up to
 organising things, some points of interest: openwrt installation and
 config, kamikaze build environment, ssh keys infrastructure, firmware
 generation, UCI configuration tool, asterisk/ SIP phone)
* Friday 16th Oct @ 18:00 : Deploy the nodes
* Sat 17 Oct @ 14:00: Deploy the nodes, setup tests
* Sat 17 Oct @ 19:00: concert "I'm sitting under an antenna" v.a.,
 org. by OKNO
* Sun 18 Oct @ 14:00: The battle! :-)

IRC meetings

We setup some IRC meetings to prepare the configuration: IP's, versions,
and everything that took too much time at WBM v1. The meetings will be
held on the tuesdays of 15 and 22 September and 06 October at 21:00 CET
on channel #hsbxl. People from brussels and around are
invited to join us at the hackerspace.


The event is free.  We'll kindly ask you for a donation to cover some


Quai des Charbonnages 30-34
1080 Brussels


* Metro: Compte de Flandres / Graaf van Vlaanderen
* Train: Go to Brussels central station and take metro from there
 (metro 5 direction Erasmus)
* Route planner in Brussels:


Space is limited, so we ask you to register in advance by registering:

1. send an email with your name and surname to contact at
2. register on Doodle:


* Bring your laptop/computer
* Bring your compatible router(s) with OpenWRT pre-installed
* Bring your WiFi antenna(s) and connectors


* Zoobab is offering some free space to sleep (contact him at zoobab at
* If you have problems finding accomodation, let us know (contact at -- there always be some couches free at HSB.


Email: contact at
Tel (ptr_): +32 493 52 50 09
Tel (zoobab): +32 484 56 61 09

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