Link Quality Management

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AREDN mesh networks don't appear to have the bandwidth you might expect. This project looks at what may be happening and how to fix it.

File:AREDN Bandwidth - Where did it go.pdf


Link Quality Management Experimental UI

The Link Quality Management (LQM) experiment was run for a few weeks between April and June 2022. The experiment can be found here. It provided some simple tools to monitor and modify what link quality was acceptable. Experimental results between nodes on the BAM network were extremely encouraging with typical bandwidth improvements of 300% observed.


Link Quality Management Integrated UI

AREDN release (June 2022) is the first release of the AREDN firmware to include LQM, but it was disabled by default. LQM can be enabled on the Advanced Configuration page. LQM is enabled by default in future releases and nightly builds.