Are you a tech enthusiast looking for your next exciting hobby? Or perhaps you’re someone who loves tinkering with gadgets and exploring new frontiers in communication technology? Look no further! Meshtastic is here to offer you a fun, engaging, and rewarding experience.

A New Node in Sneek

We are delighted to announce that a new Meshtastic node is now up and running in Sneek, Netherlands, on the 868 MHz frequency! This marks an exciting step forward in growing the Meshtastic network globally, and we want YOU to be part of this adventure.

What Makes Meshtastic So Much Fun?

Meshtastic is not just about technology—it’s about community, creativity, and the joy of building something amazing together. Here’s why setting up your own Meshtastic node is such a fantastic hobby:

  1. Tinker and Innovate: Dive into the world of DIY electronics and open-source software. Meshtastic gives you the perfect platform to experiment, learn, and innovate.
  2. Community Spirit: Connect with a vibrant community of like-minded hobbyists. Share your experiences, get tips, and collaborate on exciting projects.
  3. Explore New Frontiers: Use Meshtastic to communicate in ways you never thought possible—whether you’re hiking in remote areas, attending festivals, or just experimenting in your backyard.
  4. Affordable and Accessible: Setting up a Meshtastic node is budget-friendly, making it a perfect hobby for anyone with a curiosity for technology and a passion for exploration.

The Growing Meshtastic Community Worldwide

The Meshtastic community is thriving, with more enthusiasts joining every day. Our new node in Sneek is just the beginning. Imagine a network where you can chat with friends, share updates, and even send messages across town—all without relying on the internet or cellular networks.

How to Join the Fun

Ready to jump in? Here’s a simple guide to getting started with your own Meshtastic node:

  1. Get Your Gear: Grab a LoRa (Long Range) device that works with Meshtastic. Popular options include the TTGO T-Beam and Heltec LoRa boards.
  2. Flash the Firmware: Download the Meshtastic firmware from the Meshtastic GitHub page and flash it onto your device. Don’t worry—there are plenty of guides to help you through this process.
  3. Set It Up: Use the Meshtastic app to configure your node. Customize settings, connect to the existing network, and you’re good to go.
  4. Deploy and Play: Place your node in a spot with good coverage. The higher, the better! Then start experimenting. Take it on hikes, use it at events, or just have fun seeing how far your messages can travel.
  5. Connect with Others: Join the Meshtastic community online. Share your setup, exchange tips, and participate in community projects. There are forums, social media groups, and local meetups waiting for you.


Meshtastic is more than just a communication tool—it’s a gateway to a world of fun, creativity, and community. By joining the Meshtastic network worldwide, you’re not just setting up a node; you’re becoming part of an exciting movement that’s all about exploration and innovation.

So what are you waiting for? Set up your Meshtastic node today, and dive into the fun world of mesh networking!

For more information and detailed setup guides, visit the Meshtastic website and join our vibrant community on GitHub. Let’s make communication an adventure!