MESH Networking

MESH Networking

Suggested AREDN Hardware for the CCARES MESH (5.8GHz)

NanoStation M5 for an easy directional node with a built-in antenna that has a 15° beamwidth.

Rocket M5 for a station requiring and omnidirectional antenna or a high-gain antenna.

All of this equipment can be purchased online at

If you are unsure of what type of equipment to purchase, please contact Kevin Sherwood or Steve Herbert.

A screen shot of the node at the repeater site, Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook