Editor's choice: Wireless Networking in the Developing World: a practical guide to planning and building low-cost telecommunications infrastructure
Developed by: Wndw.org
Type of resource: PDF and website
Target audience: General
Cost: Free access
"The massive popularity of wireless networking has caused equipment costs to continually plummet, while equipment capabilities continue to increase. By applying this technology in areas that are badly in need of critical communications infrastructure, more people can be brought online than ever before, in less time, for very little cost." This book was developed by a team of experts with extensive experience, and covers "Where to Begin", "A Practical Introduction to Radio Physics", "Network Design", "Antennas & Transmission Lines", "Networking Hardware", "Security", "Building an Outdoor Node", and "Troubleshooting". The book is released under a Creative Commons license and can be downloaded as a single file or chapter by chapter.
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