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Workshop Handout For Building Wokbolic & Neighbourhood Network (Indonesian)

Workshop handout written by e-goen on Wokbolic e-goen & neighbourhood network in Indonesian.

e-goen 4 hours Indonesian 11 Oct 08
Networking Basics

An introduction to TCP/IP networking. Material includes:

Christian Benvenuti English 14 Aug 08
Introduction to Lab Safety

Basic laboratory safety procedures.

Carlo Fonda, Marco Zennaro English 14 Aug 08
Networking Basics

This lecture introduces some basic concepts related to modern computer networking: reasons to build a computer network, standardisation, OSI model, network layers in theory and practice, classification and topology of networks, media and hardware (ethernet), IP addressing, subnetting, DNS, basic network configuration of a PC.

Carlo Fonda, Marco Zennaro 90 minutes English 15 Oct 08
Wireless needs (work)

subtitle: Do we need wireless? Wireless needs a lot of work! ;) ...Wireless networks: "why, when and where" of WLANs

 

This is a "not-very-serious lecture" for introducing issues and benefits of wireless networking

(it also contains some polls/questionnaires to check the background knowledge of the audience)

Carlo Fonda, Marco Zennaro 1 hour English 15 Oct 08
Open training on wireless

This presentation summarize the experience of 7 years of training on wireless networking at the ICTP (Trieste, Italy).

Carlo Fonda, Marco Zennaro 1 hour English 15 Oct 08
Intro to RF and dB math

Slideshow presented at AfNOG 2009 in Cairo, Egypt.

It is a very quick introduction to the physical basis of telecommunications, many concepts are briefly introduced, like i.e.: e.m. waves (amplitude, frequency, ...), RF signals (power, modulation, ...), power measurement, spectrum analysis, dB (math, examples, Alexander Bell).

Carlo Fonda, Marco Zennaro 30 minutes English 19 Sep 09
Radio Propagation and Link Budget

This slideshow was presented at AfNOG 2009, in Cairo (Egypt).

It is a brief introduction to radiopropagation (behavior of radiowaves, effects of the environment, line of sight, Fresnel zone) and to link budget calculation (link planning, power budget, sensitivity and gain, losses, software tools).

It is provided in both Adobe PDF format and Apple Keynote original source.

Carlo Fonda, Marco Zennaro 45 minutes English 19 Sep 09
Antenna basics

This lecture provides a "short and simple" introduction to antennas (for WiFi at 2.4 and 5 GHz), with rough definition of terminology and characteristics of simple antennas (omni, directive, reflector)

Carlo Fonda 45 minutes English 15 Oct 08
Introduction to Radiowaves and Basic RF Measurements

This very short lecture consists of two parts: the first part (15 minutes) is a basic introduction to radiowaves and RF signals, with definitions and terminology (frequency, wavelength, phase, amplitude, power, interference, modulation).

Carlo Fonda 30 minutes English 15 Oct 08