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TI-1 Agenda

Introduction to Wireless Technology Curriculum and Agenda

  • Educational Context for Wireless Technology
  • Basic Electronics
    • Electromagnetism
    • Basic electronic components
    • Using the digital multimeter
    • Ohm’s Law
    • Electronic assembly & soldering
  • Understanding Signals
    • Wave fundamentals
    • Using the digital oscilloscope
    • Modulation and demodulation
    • Building blocks of radio
    • Digital signal processing (DSP) fundamentals
  • Radio Applications in the Classroom
    • Amateur satellites
    • Radio Direction Finding (Foxhunting)
    • HF bands
    • Public service
    • Overcoming barriers to implementation
  • Microcontrollers
    • Introduction to Microcontrollers
    • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Robotics
    • Robot assembly
    • Robot programming
    • Motion - motors and servos
    • Sensors - digital and analog
    • Navigation

Throughout the program, participants will explore application topics such as working with a local radio club, career and scholarship opportunities for students, grant opportunities, and looking ahead to TI-2.