Base Station Details

Base Station details show the health history of a Base Station, the events it is processing, RF statistics, diagnostics, and transaction statistics.

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Summary

The default view and the summary of a Base Station can be seen by clicking the Summary button. Screenshot

The left pane shows various Base Station details including times for last packet and contact, system uptime, GPS data, etc.

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The upper right pane contains numerous charts of important statistics. These include:

Devices Displays historical counts of the devices heard by the Base Station.
Received TransactionsDisplays the number of successfully received transactions from the Base Station
Filtered TransactionsDisplays the sum of the count of uplinks which were dropped at the Base Station due to Net ID filtering and Join whitelist filtering.
Requires Base Station software 02_01_08+
Discarded Transactions Displays the number of uplinks which were discarded by the Base Station due to LoRa Radio Errors, and Packet Errors.
  • LoRa Radio Errors include: No CRC Present, Invalid CRC, and Radio Error
  • Packet Errors include: No MIC, No Device Address, No Device ID, Invalid LoRa MTYPE, Invalid LoRa MHDR value
  • Other contributors: Rate Limiting, De-Duplication
Requires Base Station software 02_09_14+
All TransactionsDisplays the Received, Filtered and Discarded Transactions as a stacked column chart.
CPU and Memory Utilization Displays historical CPU and memory use for the Base Station.
Rount Trip Time Displays average request response times for all transactions.
Backhaul Statistics Displays historical counts of errors, in bytes and out bytes for either Ethernet or Cellular backhaul connections.

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The System Events table in the lower right pane shows the Base Station's operational events, e.g. disconnects and reconnects to the Network Server.

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RF Statistics

The RF Statistics page Screenshot displays a heat map for the following RF parameters over time. Median SNR Per Channel, Average RSSI Per Channel, and Uplinks Per Channel.

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A summarized version of the RF Statistics can also be viewed as a table. The statstics are average values for collected data over the specfied time frame. The averages exclude time intervals where no data was collected.

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Events

The events Screenshot page shows all the uplinks and downlinks being processed by the Base Station along with the packet details.

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Note: The RSSI and SNR columns include color-coded icons to reflect the strength and quality of uplinks from each Device. The following table provides the meaning of each color along with the corresponding value-range. When hovering over an icon, this text will be displayed as a tooltip.

Color RSSI SNR
Green Very Good RSSI: >= -95 Very Good SNR: >= 1
Blue Good RSSI: > -110 and < -95 Good SNR: >= -6 and < 1
Yellow Fair RSSI: >= -125 and < -110 Fair SNR: >= -13 and < -6
Red Poor RSSI: < -125 Poor SNR: < -13

Base Station Diagnostics

Base Station Diagnostics Screenshot help understand a problematic Base Station.

If running the latest compatible Senet Base Station software, Support Files and Spectral Scans can be generated along with setting the information level on a Base Station.

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Other diagnostics statistics will be displayed in the Stats table.

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Alerts and Cases

Click on the Screenshot button to show a consolidated view containing the Base Station Availability chart, the list of Active and Recent alerts related to the Base Station and a list of Cases.

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This button is only available if Alerts have been enabled on the Base Station.

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Site Info

Click on the Screenshot button to view the Site, Registration, Contacts, Lease or Internet Connection information related to the Base Station.

Site Details

The Site Details view shows details of the Base Station installation. This includes information about who installed the Base Station, how much it cost to install and when the installation occurred.

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Registration Information

The Registration Information view shows Base Station information collected at the time of registration. This includes the original Contact information associated with the Base Station.

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Contacts

The Contacts view provides information for personnel associated with a Base Station. Multiple resources are added through this view; for example, primary and/or secondary contacts who provide Base Station services like lease agreements or site maintenance.

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Lease

The Lease view shows the details of the contractual terms associated with a Base Station installation. This includes the critical details of the Lease such as when the Lease starts, when it ends, the rental period, the rental fee, and the name of the lessor.

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Internet Connections

The Internet Connections view provides a mechanism for viewing or editing internet connection information associated with the Base Station. This may include adding details about the type of connection, ex. Ethernet, cellular or satellite, as well as associated costs.

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Statistics

Click on the Screenshot icon to see a history of transaction statistics over the history of the Base Station.

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