RC3 Kampala Meeting

RC3 held a meeting from 29th August to 2nd September in Kampala. The meeting was attended by all partner Universities. The meeting was also graced by the presence of UNMA, which is the main stakeholders of the AWS.

Day 1: Research and AWS Development

  • Installation of Gen 2 Nodes and Setting up of Uplinks
  • Installation of Gen 2 Nodes and Uplinks
  • Presentation of Achievements and plans. See presentation
  • General Discussion of Progress

Day 2: MANUFACTURING, DEPLOYMENT, OPERATION AND MAINTAINANCE

  • Gen2-Gen3 design.
  • Gateway, uplinks and mote firmware developments
  • Ongoing Pagoda tests, diffusor tests, rain gauge tests (WIMEA_RC1_radiation_diffusor)
  • The Gen 3 work process
  • Student training on deployment
  • Operation procedures: Calibration, Data quality control ()
  • Maintenance strategies and procedures

Day 3: CONSOLIDATION OF PLANS WITH STAKEHOLDERS

Day 4: RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • 3D Printing demo, Enclosure Design, PCB engraving
  • WIMEA-ICT Open Source Mote Firmware
  • Radio-sensors’ Commitment to Mass Manufacture of Motes, Access and Upgrade of Software
  • RC3 Budget and General Guidelines (WIMEA-ICT_RC3_budget&Norad_procurement_guide)
  • DIT, Makerere and University of  Procurement Guidelines

Day 5:  Finalizing

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