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Site Survey Tools

Software and hardware tools used for detecting and analyzing wireless networks, prior to installing your own.

Rob Flickenger English 14 Aug 08
Radio-wave Propagation Basics

A review of the basics of radio wave propagation physics needed to understand the operation of wireless local area networks.

Ryszard Struzak English 14 Aug 08
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
Radio Mobile

Radio Mobile: Software for Wireless Systems Planning

Ermanno Pietrosemoli English 14 Aug 08
Radio for Development

How radio technology can complement and accelerate human development.

Ryszard Struzak English 14 Aug 08
Presentación del proyecto TRICALCAR

Resumen ejecutivo del proyecto TRICALCAR, orientado a favorecer el establecimiento de redes inalámbricas comunitarias en América Latina y el Caribe. Se lista el orden aconsejado de lectura de las unidades para las personas que quieran capacitarse en línea utilizando las unidades de este repositorio.

Ermanno Pietrosemoli 10 minutes Spanish 7 Oct 08
Practica de dimensionamiento de sistemas de energia fotovoltaica

Resumen de los factores a considerar para cuantificar el numero de paneles fotovoltaicos y la cantidad de baterias necesarios para satisfacer los requerimientos de alimentacion de una estacion de telecomunicaciones con energia fotovoltaica.

Ermanno Pietrosemoli 1 hour Spanish 27 Jan 09
Powering Issues

Exploration of different aspects of power issues for wireless installations, including:

  • Grounding and Bonding
  • Power Faults
  • Power over Ethernet
  • Solar and Wind Power
Ermanno Pietrosemoli English 14 Aug 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
Networking Basics

An introduction to TCP/IP networking. Material includes:

Christian Benvenuti English 14 Aug 08