We are ready to take open source, open access cellular to Burning Man. Some photos from the last few days...
Kitting out the parts at the beginning of what turned out to be a very long week:
Harvind leaving Sam's with steaks, cheese, wine, canned fruit and ... RV batteries:
(Yes, we plan to eat well.)
Acrylic sheets that cracked overnight:
Laying it out again on aluminum:
Starting from the upper left and going clockwise, that's the power amp, the USRP, the single-board computer, the uplink cavity filter, the duplexer, the pre-amp and the power buses.
Finally, we have the three main-site BTS units and some test equipment in the truck:
(Check out the classic Tektronix 7000 mainframe on the left. Nearly as old as me and tough enough for the Playa. There's a R&S CMD-57 in the box. Not quite tough enough for the Playa, so it will live in the box until needed.)
Time for bed. We have a long drive tomorrow.