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Title Summary Author Time Languagesort icon Updated
Network Planning

How to plan for a wireless network.Viability study. Implementation plan. Budget .Licenses and permissions. Import and acquisition of equipment. Contracts and quality assurance.

TRICALCAR Team 1 hour English 30 Aug 08
Sustainability Strategies

Define basic concepts of sustainability. Provide a guide to identify factors that may be critical for the sustainability of community wireless  networks. Analise examples of projects that have used Wi-Fi technology in their networks.

TRICALCAR Team 1 hour English 30 Aug 08
Solar PV Energy for Telecommunications

Solar Photovoltaic is a good solution for powering telecommunication devices in places not served by the electricity grid. Because of the cost of the solar panels and batteries required, it is very important to understand the technology and be able to estimate with good precision the number of devices required to meet the requirements of a given installation.

TRICALCAR Team 2 hours English 7 Oct 08
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

http://nsrc.org/workshops/2008/ait-wireless/

 

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