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VoIP 4d primer 2nd edition

Building Voice Infrastructure in Developing Regions is a challenging and rewarding effort. This guide will help understanding the technology that spans from telecommunications to networking.

TRICALCAR Team 2 hours English 7 Oct 08
Mesh Networking

Mesh Networking - Short version - 2008

Sebastian Buettrich 2 hours English 7 Oct 08
Cantenna video

The making of a cantenna in a step-by-step video.

The video is without sound, so you can add voice over as you please. Also, there is a lot of space for subtitling,
The video is not meant for online use only or primarily. we encourage its distribution on cd or dvd.

Sebastian Buettrich 1/2 hour English 9 Oct 08
Wireless Network Security Workshop


Wireless Network Security Workshop AIT: Bangkok, Thailand

Network Startup Resource Center, Joel Jaeggli, John Kemp 16 sessions of 90 minutes each English 7 Oct 08
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
Introduction to Laboratory and Safety

Short slideshow to welcome trainees to the laboratory, to present to them the facilities and the rules of the lab, with emphasis  on safety precautions.

Ermanno Pietrosemoli, Rob Flickenger, Marco Zennaro, Carlo Fonda 15 minutes English 15 Oct 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
dB math and Link Budget Calculation

This presentation is on dB math (why do we use dBs?, examples of calculations with dBs, etc) and on Link Budget Calculation (how far can a wireless link go?, what gain should my antenna have, etc).

Marco Zennaro, Carlo Fonda 1 hour English 15 Oct 08
Introduction to Open Source

This presentation is an Introduction to Open Source. It covers an introduction to the concept of "Open", and introduction to Linux and its features and an insight on the topic of Open Source and Development.

Marco Zennaro, Carlo Fonda English 15 Oct 08