Monday, January 28, 2013

ISTE 2013 - June 23-26th, San Antonio TX

  

Streakwave Booth# 6276 

ISTE’s annual conference and exposition is hosted by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), in cooperation with our regional affiliate partner. This year’s affiliate partner is TCEA.

  • Choose from hundreds of sessions, including BYOD and hands-on learning environments
  • Try out emerging ed tech solutions in the expansive expo hall
  • Attend powerful keynotes and panels
  • Meet f2f with rock stars in the field
  • Extend your personal learning networks for year-round growth
  • Collaborate with like-minded educators passionate about using technology to engage students

ISTE is the premier membership association for educators and education leaders engaged in advancing excellence in learning and teaching through innovative and effective uses of technology. ISTE members include individuals, regional and international affiliate organizations, and corporations. With its affiliate network, ISTE represents more than 100,000 education leaders throughout the world.

ISTE is also home to the NETS standards for learning, teaching, and leading in the digital age. The NETS are widely recognized and adopted worldwide.

We hope you’ll join us for ISTE 2013, ISTE’s 34th annual conference and exposition. Find out more about how our conference has evolved over the years, by visiting the past conferences page.

Housing Accommodations

View the housing map and list of official ISTE 2013 hotels for information on distance, price, and amenities. Full amenity information can be found at the hotel's website. Shuttle service is provided, Sunday–Wednesday, to and from the convention center at select hotels.
Use the online reservation system to view available rooms and book your housing reservations.


  1. Best Western Sunset Suites

    3 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $149–$189
    Amenities: free parking, complimentary internet
  2. Comfort Suites Alamo Riverwalk

    3 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $169–$179
    Amenities: $15 self parking, complimentary internet
  3. Courtyard by Marriott

    9 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $159
    Amenities: $27 valet parking, complimentary internet
  4. Crockett Hotel

    2.5 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $149–$169
    Amenities: $20 valet parking, complimentary internet
  5. Drury Inn & Suites

    2 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $164–$184
    Amenities: $14 self parking, complimentary internet
  6. Drury Plaza Hotel San Antonio Riverwalk

    2 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $164–$184
    Amenities: $19 valet parking, complimentary internet
  7. El Tropicano

    0.8 miles from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $140–$180
    Amenities: $18 overnight parking, complimentary internet
  8. Embassy Suites San Antonio Riverwalk

    5.5 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $195–$225
    Amenities: $27 valet parking, $9.95+ internet
  9. Emily Morgan Hotel

    3 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $185–$195
    Amenities: $28 valet parking (plus tax), $9.95/stay internet
  10. Fairfield Inn and Suites San Antonio Downtown/Alamo Plaza

    2 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $129–$139
    Amenities: $21 valet parking, complimentary internet
  11. Four Points by Sheraton San Antonio Downtown

    4 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $139
    Amenities: $12 self parking, complimentary internet
  12. HQ–Grand Hyatt San Antonio

    Adjacent to convention center
    Rates: $225–$255
    Amenities: $33 valet parking, $25 self parking, $9.95 internet
  13. Hilton Palacio del Rio

    1 block from convention center
    Rates: $188–$218
    Amenities: $35.50 valet parking, $22 self parking, $9.95 internet
  14. Historic Menger Hotel

    2 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $160–$200
    Amenities: $28 valet parking, complimentary internet
  15. Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Rivercenter

    8 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $170
    Amenities: free parking, complimentary internet
  16. Holiday Inn San Antonio Riverwalk

    6 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $179–$199
    Amenities: $26 valet parking, $19.50 self parking, complimentary internet
  17. Home2 Suites by Hilton San Antonio–Downtown

    7 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $139–$179
    Amenities: $23 valet parking, complimentary internet
  18. Homewood Suites Riverwalk

    3 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $169–$199
    Amenities: $22 valet parking (plus tax), complimentary internet
  19. Hotel Contessa–Suites on the Riverwalk

    2 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $183–$225
    Amenities: $30+ valet parking, complimentary internet
  20. Hotel Indigo Riverwalk

    10 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $139
    Amenities: $13.00/day parking, complimentary internet
  21. Hotel Valencia

    8 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $190–$230
    Amenities: $29/night valet parking, complimentary internet
  22. Hyatt Place Riverwalk

    4 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $169–$189
    Amenities: free parking, complimentary internet
  23. Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk

    4 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $195–$215
    Amenities: $33 valet parking (plus tax), $25 self parking (plus tax), $9.75 internet (plus tax)
  24. La Quinta Convention Center

    1.5 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $158–$178
    Amenities: $22.75 valet parking, $18.45 self parking, complimentary internet
  25. Marriott Plaza San Antonio

    1.5 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $152–$192
    Amenities: $29 valet parking, $23 self parking, $12.95 internet
  26. Mokara Hotel and Spa

    8 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $219–$239
    Amenities: $12 valet parking, complimentary internet
  27. Omni La Mansion del Rio Hotel

    8 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $196–$219
    Amenities: $32 valet parking, $9.95/day internet
  28. Residence Inn by Marriott Downtown/Alamo Plaza

    4 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $149
    Amenities: $24 valet parking, $24 self parking, complimentary internet
  29. Riverwalk Plaza Hotel

    4 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $165–$198
    Amenities: $18 self parking, complimentary internet
  30. HQ–San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter

    1 block from convention center
    Rates: $225–$255
    Amenities: $33 valet parking, $25 self parking, $12.95/day internet
  31. HQ–San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk

    Directly in front of hotel
    Rates: $225–$255
    Amenities: $33 valet parking, $25 self parking, $12.95/day internet
  32. Sheraton Gunter Hotel

    7 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $159–$179
    Amenities: $28 valet parking, $9.95 internet
  33. Springhill Suites San Antonio Downtown/Alamo Plaza

    2 blocks from convention center
    Rates: $139–$149
    Amenities: $21 valet parking, complimentary internet
  34. The St. Anthony Riverwalk Wyndham Hotel

    5 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
    Rates: $179–$199
    Amenities: $26 valet parking, $20 self parking, $9.95/day internet

35a.

Westin Riverwalk City View

4 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
Rates: $179
Amenities: $30 valet parking, $16.99 internet

35b.

Westin Riverwalk River View

4 blocks from convention center, shuttle service provided
Rates: $199
Amenities: $30 valet parking, $16.99 internet

Friday, January 11, 2013

Ubiquiti airMax Certified Admin Training - Austin TX 2013





The Ubiquiti airMAX Administrator Certified Training (UAC) course is the first course offered by the Ubiquiti Training Academy. This hands-on course provides both the background of foundational knowledge about RF concepts and equipment; as well as hands-on experience of building out a wireless communications system using Ubiquiti equipment.

This class sells out rapidly, so sign up today and reserve your seat. Streakwave Wireless has three Ubiquiti Certified Trainers who team teach these courses. Gain from their exclusive years of experience in the wireless industry.

This course includes labs with specialized Ubiquiti training equipment. Remember to bring a laptop computer


Austin, TX February 18-19th 2013:

Embassy Suites Austin - Downtown/Town Lake 
300 South Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 469-9000
(8 Miles from the airport)

Sign up for the Austin, TX  February 18-19th 2013


Schedule:

Day 1Day 2

8:30-9am Breakfast

8:30-9am Breakfast

9am-12 Training

9am-12 Training

12-1 Lunch

12-1 Lunch

1-5pm Training

1-3pm Training


3-5pm Certification Test Training


Training Content:

Understanding Wireless Communications

  • History of WISP Equipment
  • Wireless Infrastructure
  • Point-to-Point (PTP)
  • Point-to-Multipoint (PtPM)
  • Licensed vs. Unlicensed
  • What Makes Wireless Communication Possible

RF Fundamentals

  • What is Frequency?
  • Propagation Characteristics
  • Understanding “dB”
  • dBm
  • dBi
  • E.I.R.P
  • Radio Sensitivity and Selectivity
  • Channel Width “Shannon’s Law”
  • Modulations and Data Rates
  • Transmitter Performance and EVM

Antennas

  • Gain and Directivity
  • Types of Antennas
  • Polar Plots
  • Polarities
  • Reciprocity

Link Planning and Management

  • Link Budget
  • Fresnel Zone
  • Line of Site
  • Link Calculations
  • Link Fine Tuning
  • Fade Margin
  • Spectrum Analyzers
  • Wireless Security

Ubiquiti Protocols and Technologies

  • airMAX
  • Weakest Link
  • WDS
  • Traffic Shaping
  • ACK
  • airSync
  • TOUGHCable

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Teletronics Indoor Omni's now only $9.00 at Streakwave!

 

Blow out special on Indoor Omni 2.4 GHz 5 dBi Antennas available today!

For Part Numbers:

   

Indoor Omni Antenna, 2.4 GHz, 5 dBi, SMA Male Connector