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Python RF

Forsk Atoll – Importing Antennas

Importing .msi antennas radiation patterns into Atoll

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EPC LTE Mobile Networks Python RFCs & Standards SDM Software

Telephony binary-coded decimal (TBCD) in Python with Examples

Chances are if you’re reading this, you’re trying to work out what Telephony Binary-Coded Decimal encoding is. I got you. Again I found myself staring at encoding trying to guess how it worked, reading references that looped into other references, in this case I was encoding MSISDN AVPs in Diameter. How to Encode a number […]

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EPC LTE Mobile Networks Python Software

PyHSS Update – YAML Config Files

Introducing YAML based config files for defining how PyHSS should be setup

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EPC LTE Mobile Networks Python

PyHSS Update – SCTP Support

Info on PyHSS new support for SCTP as well as TCP.

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5G SA LTE Mobile Networks Python Security Software

PyHSS New Features

Thanks to some recent developments, PyHSS has had a major overhaul recently, and is getting better than ever, Some features that are almost ready for public release are: Config File Instead of having everything defined all over the place a single YAML config file is used to define how the HSS should function. SCTP Support […]

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Mobile Networks Python SIM Cards

SIM / Smart Card Deep Dive – Part 4 – Interacting with Cards IRL

Sending commands/APDUs to a real life Smart Card.

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Notes Python Software

Adding SNMP to anything with Redis and Python

Bolting an SNMP Server and stats collection onto your existing Python projects.

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Mobile Networks Python RFCs & Standards Software

Dr StrangeEncoding or: How I learned to stop worrying and love ASN.1

Australia is a strange country; As a kid I was scared of dogs, and in response, our family got a dog. This year started off with adventures working with ASN.1 encoded data, and after a week of banging my head against the table, I was scared of ASN.1 encoding. But now I love dogs, and […]

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Python Software

Ansible – Timeout on Become

Increasing the SSH timeout in Ansible

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Kamailio Python Software Voice over IP

Kamailio Bytes – Docker and Containers

Using Docker to containerize Kamailio instanances

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EPC LTE Mobile Networks Python

Open5GS Python Library / API

A while ago I wrote a Python library for interfacing Open5GS HSS to Python. The Open5GS HSS uses a MongoDB backend, so the library is just running formatted Mongo queries. You can create, edit and delete subscribers in the HSS, along with modifying any parameters you can from the WebUI. Take a look: https://github.com/open5gs/open5gs/tree/master/misc/db/python

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EPC LTE Python

Ansible for Scaling and Deployment of Evolved Packet Core NEs

Using Ansible to orchestrate EPC Network Elements

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EPC LTE Mobile Networks Python RFCs & Standards

GTPv2 – F-TEID Interface Types

A quick look at the Interface Types in the F-TIED field in GTPv2

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Kamailio Python Voice over IP

Kamailio Bytes – Ansible for Automating Deployments

Using Ansible to automate Kamailio deployments at scale

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EPC EUTRAN IMS / VoLTE LTE Mobile Networks Python RFCs & Standards SDM Software Voice over IP

PyHSS Update – IMS Cx Support!

An update to PyHSS to support IMS Authentication for VoLTE

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Kamailio Python Voice over IP

Kamailio Bytes – Python + SIP with KEMI

Using KEMI to handle Kamailio SIP Routing in Python

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Kamailio Python Voice over IP

Kamailio Bytes – KEMI Intro

Using KEMI to write routing logic using languages like Python, Ruby, Lua and JS

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EPC EUTRAN LTE Mobile Networks Python RFCs & Standards SDM SIM Cards Software

PLMN Identifier Calculation (MCC & MNC to PLMN)

How to encode and decode MCC and MNC as PLMN Identifiers

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EPC EUTRAN LTE Mobile Networks Python RFCs & Standards SDM Security Software

PyHSS Update – MongoDB Backend & SQN Resync

Feature Update on PyHSS the Python Home Subscriber Server

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EPC LTE Mobile Networks Python RF SDM

Open5Gs- Python HSS Interface

Note: NextEPC the Open Source project rebranded as Open5Gs in 2019 due to a naming issue. The remaining software called NextEPC is a branch of an old version of Open5Gs. This post was written before the rebranding. I’ve been working for some time on Private LTE networks, the packet core I’m using is NextEPC, it’s […]