Fiber U is back! Now part of the FOA online training program.
- Lennie Lightwave's
- Guide To Fiber Optics
of the VDV Academy Fiber Optic Training Programs
"Virtual Hands-On" Termination
"Virtual Hands-On" Testing
"Virtual Hands-On OTDRs
- VDV Works Presents Lennie
Lightwave's New Guide to Fiber Optics
- Lennie has been involved in
fiber optics since he first went to "Fiber U" - Fotec's
fiber optic installer conference in 1993. Lennie is now working
with "VDV Works,"
a company that provides training, training materials and web
content on fiber optics, structured cabling, computer networking
- This guide is the outcome of
more than 25 years of experience in fiber optics from Lennie
and the VDV Works staff.
- It's easy to learn more
about fiber optics! All you have to do is keep reading......
- Also see our "virtual
hands-on" tutorial on fiber optic termination ,
hands-on" tutorial on fiber optic testing, tutorial
on OTDRs , and "virtual hands-on" tutorial on using OTDRs. When you
are finished with Lennie's Guide, you might want to get a copy
of our textbooks, The FOA Reference Guide to Fiber Optics, The FOA Reference Guide to Outside Plant Fiber Optics, FOA Reference Guide to Premises Cabling, Data Voice and Video Cabling and The
Fiber Optic Technicians Manual.
And now, "Fiber U" is back. The FOA has recreated the famous Fiber U for online training and even some real conference events.
- Now you can get a fiber optic
self-study program from VDV
Academy that starts with "Lennie" and includes
classroom and hands-on training in fiber optics. You can get
certified as a fiber optic tech from The
Fiber Optic Association.
- Check back often or visit VDV Works and see how we'll
keep adding material to keep everything up to date. Feel free
to send us your comments at firstname.lastname@example.org - tell
us how you like it and what you would like to see us change or
- Lennie's Uncle Ted is the expert
on structured cabling, including Cat 5. Here's
Uncle Ted's online guide to communications cabling.
- Want a printed version of "Lennie"?
Here is a PDF file to print. It's 3.3
MB, so be patient.
- Need technical information for
your website or training program? You can license this material
and customize it for your use. Contact VDVworks
for more information.
- Get certified in structured
cabling and fiber optics. VDV
Academy programs are pre-approved for FOA certification
training, making it much easier to get yourself or your school
approved by these organizations!
- Become Certified in fiber optics!
- Contact The
What Do People Say About "Lennie"?
"I am a 30 year veteran
of the "Bell System" with many years of experience
with design of OSP Systems and also had 15 years as a product
Rep. for AT&T/Lucent with responsibility of representing
their fiber cable and apparatus products in the Northwest. In
all those years I have not seen a better guide that takes the
basics of fiber optics and puts it into an easily understandable
format ..... that includes the "famous Bell Labs" fiber
you like "Lennie Lightwave's Guide To Fiber Optics"
you'll love "Uncle
Ted's Guide To Communications Wiring!"
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