Meeting Speaker – Christopher Barber, WX5CW on the SLSRC Repeaters – September 25 2015

Christopher will be providing an overview of how a basic repeater system works.  Then providing the operational details of the SLSRC repeater systems and how the envisioned mesh architecture is implemented and how it will be used for monitoring and control of all of the club’s repeaters. 

About Christopher

In his spare time, Christopher has been an avid Amateur Radio operator since 2000 with focused interests in QRP CW, APRS/Packet, mesh networking, and antenna experimentation and design. Additionally, he is very active with ARES and SKYWARN. He and his wife are both seasoned storm chasers with over 7 years of experience with providing reports and photos of severe weather to the National Weather Service.

Professionally, Christopher works as a Threat Analyst with Solutionary’s Security Engineering Research Team (SERT). He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and a Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EHv7) specializing in emerging threat intelligence, digital forensics, and vulnerability research.

Currently he is finishing his Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering specializing in Cyber Security from Louisiana Tech University.  His research background covers control systems, wireless sensor networks, cognitive radio and micro aerial vehicles.

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