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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
Wireless Security and Monitoring

A combined wireless security and network monitoring talk that covers 802.11 security features, encryption basics, and open source security and monitoring tools.

 

Given at AfNOG 2009 (Cairo).

 

 

Rob Flickenger 2 hours English 24 May 09
Network management with Nagios

Wireless networks, just like any other network, need management and monitoring.

Sebastian Buettrich 2 hours with lab English 30 Aug 09
Basic antenna theory

This slideshow was presented at AfNOG 2009 in cairo, Egypt.

It is a very brief introduction to antennas for WiFi, touching concepts like directivity and gain. It mentions radiation patterns and other properties of antennas as well. A few examples of typical antennas for WiFi are also given (omni, cantenna, parabolic dish).

Carlo Fonda 20 minutes English 19 Sep 09
Unidad 21: Mapeo de Alcance

Se presenta una metodología para el Planeamiento, Seguimiento y Evaluación de Proyectos, que hace particular énfasis en factores humanos y otros aspectos a los que frecuentemente no se les presta la debida atención.

Equipo TRICALCAR 3 hours Spanish 7 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
A long-distance link in Malawi

A case study of the 2008 ICTP / Blantyre Polytechnic / Blantyre College of Medicine joint project to build a long distance WiFi network. The network connects Blantyre to Mangochi, spanning a distance of about 160 km.

 

Given at AfNOG 2009 (Cairo).

 

 

Rob Flickenger, Steve Okay, Carlo Fonda, Ermanno Pietrosemoli, Marco Zennaro, Anthony Muyepa 30 minutes English 24 May 09
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
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