May 11, 2022 - Bobcat pushed the latest OTA update at 4:00 am PDT on 5/11/22.
The following updates occurred in this OTA:
Firmware: helium to 2022.05.10.0_GA
Bobcat bumped to 188.8.131.52
Note: New users attempting to onboard hotspots may encounter issues while the Helium network is undergoing ongoing network maintenance over the next few days. We recommend waiting at least 24 hours to onboard new hotspots while Helium is implementing Gateway-rs Software(Light Hotspot Software). Please check the Helium Discord Announcements channel for updates regarding ongoing maintenance and network issues.
What to expect on activation day, on 5/11/2022:
Hotspots will stop following the chain
Hotspots will connect to a Validator
Hotspots will receive challenges from Validators
Hotspots will beacon, witness, and transfer packets.
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