The Gateway Profile is an (optional) profile which can be assigned to a gateway for the configuration of its channel-plan. This feature must also be configured in the ChirpStack Gateway Bridge Configuration.
channels field defines the uplink channel-numbers that must be configured
for the gateways using this Gateway Profile. These map to the channel-numbers
defined by the LoRaWAN® Regional Parameters
extraChannels field defines a list of extra channel that must be
configured for the gateway using this Gateway Profile. Note that this is not
supported by every LoRaWAN band. Please consult the LoRaWAN Regional Parameters
specification for more information.
This feature is limited to 8-channel gateways (currently) and assumes that channels can be distributed over two radios. When defining a channel-plan, please keep in mind that the channels fit within the bandwidth of two radios.
The bandwidth of each radio depends on the bandwidth of the assigned channels: