Get Involved

How to Get Started

  1. Read our About page to get an understanding of the project. Don’t sweat it if there aren’t things you don’t understand right away!
  2. Read the State of the Network page to see what we are up to!
  3. Come say hi in our chat, #phillymesh:phillymesh.net
    • If you are connecingt via the Riot mobile app, select Use custom server options (advanced) and set the homeserver to https://matrix.phillymesh.net
  4. Read about Hyperboria (article via NODE).

What We Need (Right Now)

  • People with a desire to host/install a physical node (like a router, old computer, or Raspberry Pi that can run 24/7).
  • People with Linux and/or networking knowedge (Don’t worry BSD sysops, we need and <3 you too).
  • Developers, tinkerers, amateur radio operators, and engineering-types to help build and shape the network.
  • People interested in community outreach; go to local events and spread the word!
  • Community ambassadors, checkout the Next Steps section of the State of the Network page.
  • Still reading? We probably need you, too! Come talk to us in the chat and let us know what you’re interested in.