Slides from the workshop

Opening and Introduction to WiFi

Radio Physics

Link budget

Flashing instructions

Wireless security - Tools and resources

Wireless Authentication

Date & Location

Sunday, 5 June 2011

Monday, 6 June 2011

White Sands

Course Agenda


Session 1 09:00 - 10:30
Break 10:30 - 11:00
Session 2 11:00 - 12:30
Lunch 12:30 - 14:00
Session 3 14:00 - 15:30
Break 15:30 - 16:00
Session 4 16:00 - 17:30+

*(Times are tentative)


Name Organization CountryRole
Kevin Chege KC NSRC/KENET Kenya Core
Sebastian Buettrich SB NSRC Denmark Core
Hervey Allen HA NSRC Chile/USA Guest Expert
Joel Jaeggli JJ NSRC USA Guest Expert
Phil Regnauld PR NSRC DK Guest Expert

Agenda by Day

Sunday Topic LeadPresentations ExercisesReferenced Software
Session I Introduction to Wireless Networking - Standards, Modes, Spectrum, Modulation SB pdf
Comments on Low cost wireless networking SB ODP
Designing scalable wireless networks in the campus LAN KC (HA) ODP
Session II Basic Radio Physics SB ODP
Session III Antennas & Transmission Lines SB PDF
Link budget & dB Math SB ODPODT
Session IV LAB I* all tba
Monday Topic LeadPresentations ExercisesReferenced Software
Session I Wireless Security - concepts, tools & resources 30 mns SB ODP
Wireless Authentication (short version) 45 mns PR PDF
Wireless Authentication Kit, practical 15 mns SB
Session II LAB II * all
Session III Low cost wifi hardware - choices and procurement 30 mns KC ODP
Closing remarks, Essentials and challenges of building wireless networks SB ODP
Session IV - (team has to leave around 15.00) all tba
* LAB exercises:

Each afternoon, the last session will be reserved for LAB exercises.

These will be adjusted to participants wishes and expertise level. Decision about practical labs made at end of SessionI each day.

The following units are offered:

  • Basic wireless device configuration - AP, client
  • Advanced wireless device configuration - Firmware Flashing, command line
  • Mesh Networks - OLSR, BATMAN
  • Long distance - Point to Point - Lab simulation
  • Radio Mobile
  • Security lab
  • Authentication: 802.1x
  • Authentication: Captive Portal
  • IPv6 for wireless
  • Antenna DiY (small number)
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