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 +====== Tools for cartography and mapping ======
  
 +===== DIY ISPs =====
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 +* [[https://​db.ffdn.org|Collaborative map of DIY ISPs]]. Code is currently available at https://​dev.cafai.fr/​gitweb/?​p=ffdn-db.git
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 +===== Planning tools for wireless networks =====
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 +* [[https://​code.ffdn.org/​FFDN/​celutz|Celutz]]:​ Tool to visualize and geo-reference panoramic photos. ​ Useful to plan line-of-sight wireless links, and approximate the location of potential wireless subscribers. ​ Written in Django.
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 +* [[http://​www.heywhatsthat.com/​|HeyWhatsThat]]:​ Online tool to create coverage maps. Has also [[http://​wisp.heywhatsthat.com/​]] for LoS calculations. ​
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 +* [[http://​www.heywhatsthat.com/​profiler.html|HeyWhatsThat Path Profiler]]: Online tool to check the topographic profile between two given points. ​
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 +===== Wireless community networks =====
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 +* [[http://​libremap.net|LibreMap]] : nice tool for mapping wireless routers and links, designed for wireless community networks. It has a nice API, integrates well with OpenWRT, supports replicating throughout multiple instances. [[https://​github.com/​libremap|Code at GitHub]].
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 +* [[http://​dev.wlan-si.net/​wiki/​Nodewatcher|nodewatcher]],​ an open source network planning, deployment, monitoring and maintenance platform with emphasis on community. Provides also mapping module.
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 +* [[https://​github.com/​ninuxorg/​nodeshot|Nodeshot]]:​ born out of Ninux.org, it allow users to map geographical data, contact one another and stay up to date with what happens in the community. A live instance of the new development version can be seen at [[https://​test.map.ninux.org/​]] ​
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 +* [[https://​github.com/​wind-project/​wind|WiND]]:​ WiND is a Web application targeting at Wireless Community Networks. It was created as a replacement for NodeDB by the members of Athens Wireless Metropolitan Network (AWMN) located in Athens, Greece. A live instance can be seen at [[http://​wind.awmn.net/?​page=nodes&​session_lang=english|AWMN]] and at [[http://​wind.sarantaporo.gr/?​page=nodes&​session_lang=english|Sarantaporo.gr Community Network]]
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 +===== Comparison of mapping softwares for community networks =====
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 +Comparison done mostly by Al, in 2014: http://​pool.wiki.guifi.net/​wiki/​Comparison_of_maps
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