Vicki LoRaWAN Device communication protocol


In the current section, we explain in detail what are the specific commands that the device supports.
If you want to make yourself familiar with the details of how this device operates, please read through all articles.

Communication concepts related to LoRaWAN standard

  • Supported LoRaWAN MAC protocol version: 1.0.3;
  • Supported LoRaWAN device class: A;
  • LoRaWAN MAC Port: Uplink messages: 2. Downlink messages: 1, 2, 4-223;
  • Maximum application payload size: Maximum allowed by document “LoRaWAN regional parameters” for DataRate 0 for the given region. In most of the cases this is 51 bytes;
  • Consult the document “LoRaWAN regional parameters” for additional technical information (Especially for RX2 window timings);

Release notes

Release notes for the different firmware versions of Vicki are available here.

Document versions history

7 May 2020
Martin Peevski
Initial draft
8 May 2020
Milan Stefanov & Lyubomir Yanchev
Document review;
Message examples inclusion.
20 May 2020
Martin Peevski
Added general information and more supported commands.
20 May 2020
Milan Stefanov & Lyubomir Yanchev
Document review and visual edits.
27 May 2020
Lyubomir Yanchev
Document general formatting.
15 June 2020
Martin Peevski
All chapters updated; Added support to read all commands parameters (GET commands).
15 December 2021
Version notes deprecated
Lyubomir Yanchev
We've decided to switch to a cleaner view of the release notes and separate them in a special page. See the Release notes here.