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by Nowitness Since many people are discussing how to move their Bobcats outdoor on Discord, I decided to order one Rak Bobcat Outdoor Enclosure from the RakWireless Store to do a test. DIY Enclosure Bobcat Outdoor Enclosure Test Burn a Bobcat Test I placed the Enclosure to the same place where I tested my DIY Enclosure. Right after I came back from the roof, I checked the temperature. The CPU temperature was about 80 °C! And it lasted for about 2 hours until the wind came. I left it on the roof until about 5PM and finally the temperature went...

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Chances are that most owners will at some point run into some kind of issue with their Helium hotspots. Luckily, in many cases, its possible to resolve the issue on your own as long as you know how to figure out what’s wrong and what you can do about it. This guide will try to take you through the general flow of nailing down the most common issues. Ping A great first step is to verify that your Bobcat is actually connected to the local network. Ping the hotspot IP and verify that it’s actually responding to the network. In...

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Many of you have probably suffered from a large sync gap recently, leading to a lack of activity and rewards. The Bobcat Discord has been flooded with user complaints and the support channels are swamped and hence, a lot of hotspots are stuck with a steep mountain to climb. The current sync status can be viewed from the diagnoser web interface, or by using your favorite data transfer tool. In this example, we will be using curl. Firstly, lets look at what data the status endpoint. The status indicates that we are fully synced with the block chain. The gap...

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