[EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT] Boston Open GSM Meetup on Friday 10 May 2013

Anders Brownworth andersbrownworth at gmail.com
Sat May 4 12:48:22 UTC 2013


Scott Barstow also of SwitchCoder will be flying in from North Carolina as well.


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On May 4, 2013, at 6:02 AM, Alexander Chemeris <alexander.chemeris at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> It would be great to hear from people using OpenBTS/OsmoBTS/OpenBSC
> and learn what do you use it for.
> From my side - I'll bring UmTRX or two and could answer all question
> about it and demonstrate it operating OpenBTS and OsmoBTS. I could
> talk about our open-source development of OpenBTS, if there would be
> any interest.
> Also I'd love to talk about OsmoBTS/OpenBSC which the new cool. Only
> few people heard about OsmoBTS, while it provides great capabilities:
> * it works with off-the-shelf SDR transceivers like UmTRX
> * it could use VoIP (SIP) soft-switches to connect calls
> * it connects to MSCs of legacy GSM networks
> * it supports encryption, handover, FR/HR/AMR codecs and GPRS (in beta)
> * standards compliant L1/L2 layers, so there are no issues with
> various phone models
> I love Osmocom approach to development as well - development is open
> to all contributors, the code is well structured and tested, even
> build results for all sub-projects are available through a continuous
> integration suite:
> http://jenkins.osmocom.org/jenkins/
> On Sat, May 4, 2013 at 9:00 AM, Robin Coxe <coxe at close-haul.com> wrote:
>> (Apologies for cross-posting.  We wanted to reach everyone who might be
>> interested in attending.  Please respond responsibly.)
>> Anders Brownworth (Switchcoder), Alexander Chemeris (Fairwaves), and Robin
>> Coxe (Close-Haul Communications & Analog Devices) invite those interested in
>> open GSM hardware and software development to an informal gathering in
>> Cambridge, MA on Friday 10 May 2013 from 6-8 pm.  Alexander will be visiting
>> the Boston area from Moscow.
>> If you are interested in participating in any capacity in the Boston-area
>> open source GSM development community, we look forward to meeting you.  Our
>> goal is to identify like-minded people involved in or interested in learning
>> more about projects such as OpenBTS, OsmocomBTS, OsmocomBB, and OpenBSC.
>> If you have a portable, self-contained demo, feel free to bring it with you.
>> When: Friday 10 May 2013, 6-8 pm EDT
>> Where:  Cambridge Innovation Center, 1 Broadway, 4th Floor, Cambridge, MA
>> 02142 USA
>> Photo ID required for building entry.
>> Please RSVP on Eventbrite: http://opengsmboston.eventbrite.com/
> -- 
> Regards,
> Alexander Chemeris.
> CEO, Fairwaves LLC / ООО УмРадио
> http://fairwaves.ru

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