Project Overview

Mauna Loa Observatory panorama

This wiki is for the open exchange of project information for the Mauna Loa Network collaboration known as MLONET. 

This project is funded in part by NSF award ACI-1541471 "CC*DNI Instrument: High Performance Reliable Network Access to Mauna Loa Observatory Science Instruments" in the amount of $398,207.

OwnerDescriptionDue Date
Marla Sign MOU for services and billing November 20, 2018 
Brian Sign MOU for services and biling October 1, 2018 
Curt Execute 5-year NOAA cooperative use agreement September 6, 2018 
Chris Repair OC3 radio at Humuual to UHH September 18, 2017 
Curt Submit Annual Report on FastLane September 15, 2017 
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Project Updates

  • MLO Spectrum Management Plan NOAA has finalized the new MLO Spectrum Management Plan. You can find it below and also on the site Files page. Please send questions and comments to Brian and/or Curt.-Curt
    Posted Jun 21, 2019, 1:37 PM by Curt Dodds
  • New Backup Link Curt is coordinating approvals (at MLO and HP) to upgrade the backup radio link at MLO. In Feb 2019 the network ran on the 40Mbps backup radio for almost 8 weeks and wasn't keeping up with demand.The plan is to upgrade an unmaintained radio dish at Hale Pohaku.Chris is looking at:2x airFiber AF-5XHD radios2x AF-5G34-S45 dishes2x ETH-SP-G2 surge suppressorsWe will need to test for RFI at both ends (VLBI, JCMT, SMA at MK and USNL(?) at MLO.
    Posted Jun 20, 2019, 1:09 PM by Curt Dodds
  • Internet2 Global Summit Panel Presentation Marla Meehl proposed and organized a panel presentation about the WRN "Quilt" at the Internet2 Global Summit 2017. Rob Sears, Curt Dodds and Marla Meehl participated and presented about how the WRN patchwork quilt of regional networks supports various science organizations and researchers in the Western US. The presentation highlighted our MLONET collaboration as a model for working across organization boundaries provide advanced networking infrastructure that supports to scientific research at remote sites.
    Posted Jun 16, 2017, 1:24 PM by Curt Dodds
  • Turning up the radio link(s) Good news! The vendor has stabilized the antenna mount at MLO and the radio paths are now aligned. Chris is going to Humuula on Oct 10 to turn up the radio link and route MLO traffic via the UH network on the Humuula router.
    Posted Sep 30, 2016, 2:28 PM by Curt Dodds
  • Subnets assigned Chris and I have worked out the details for assigning UH subnets to NOAA and UCAR at MLO. Please consult the network diagram for details. Note that this information is for planning purposes at this time. I will post again when these subnets are turned up on the switch and the L1 connections have been made.
    Posted Sep 30, 2016, 2:17 PM by Curt Dodds
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