Getting Started with LoRa Conduit AEP (LoRa Configuration)

This section only applies to devices with mPower and LoRa. For the Conduit®, LoRa cards are typically sold separately.

Before setting up LoRa, your device should be connected and powered up. If not refer to installation information for your device.

Getting Started with LoRa

  1. Login to the web management interface. Refer to the software guide if needed.
  2. Access the LoRaWAN Network Settings by going to LoRaWAN > Network Settings on the left sidebar. See LoRaWAN Network Settings in the software guide for details.
  3. To modify advanced settings, click Show Advanced Settings. For more details, see LoRaWAN Network Settings in the software guide.
  4. For configuring as a Packet Forwarder, select Packet Forwarder from Mode under LoRa Mode. For more details, see LoRaWAN Network Settings in the software guide.

Setting Up an mDot

  1. Establish a serial connection to the mDot
    1. Connect your PC to the DB9 serial connector on the UDK
    2. Open a terminal session using an application such as TeraTerm with baud rate 115,200
  2. Issue these commands with the same values you set for the gateway:
    • AT+FSB=value (915 NA only | value = frequencySubBand from your LoRa gateway)
    • AT+NI=1,value (value = Network Name for your LoRa gateway)
    • AT+NK=1,value (value = Network Passphrase for your LoRa gateway)
    • AT&W (save settings)
    • ATZ (restart)
  3. Join the network: AT+JOIN
  4. Send data with ACK requested:
    • AT+ACK=1
    • AT+SEND=hello world

screenshot of mDot setup

Next Steps