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Building Your Own GSM Network: A Demonstration of the Village Base Station Project

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image from recently had the opportunity to test an off-the-grid GSM base station. Kurtis Heimerl presented The Village Base Station (VBTS), (link is a PDF) a low-power means of providing mobile network service without grid power or network infrastructure.

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Gaël Hernández

Saturday, 24th March, 2012

Just a link to credit the software project (free and open source) which is being used, OpenBTS http://openbts.sourceforg... Besides source code and technical insights of the project, you will also find experiences of other people testing GSM base stations with commodity hardware. Best, Gael