Results of the 2007 San Diego wildfires

 

FCC's Native Nations Broadband Task Force

 

Matthew Rantanen and then Chairman of the FCC, Michael Powell

 
Matthew Rantanen and then Chairman of the FCC, Michael Powell in the Tribal Digital Village Server Room, in 2004. The FCC was invited to come to the Tribal Digital Village to see the successes of the network and the programs that were relying on its services.
Photo taken by Paul Miranda
02/26/04

The "Installation Crew"

 
 The "Installation Crew" comprised of members of Tribal Digital Village, CUWiN(the networking team from Champagne-Urbana, Illinois, and Prometheus Radio Project. This team installed 22 homes and an office building, as a Beta testing project for "mesh networking" gear developed at CUWiN at University of Illinois. It was 112 degrees both days and the rooftops were hotter.

Tower Base Construction on Santa Ysabel

 
Tower Base Construction on Santa Ysabel. Bases took as much as 45 Cubic Yards of Concrete.
TDV Staff and a local tribal related construction crew built (2) 80 foot communication towers in 2002 for Tribal Digital Village to reach to South East county to serve Campo, La Posta, and Manzanita. Additionally to South Central County to reach Barona's Library.
01/01/02

Rincon Reservation Intermediate Tower

 
Construction of the Rincon reservation North Intermediate tower serving the community of the Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians.
04/30/09

ASU announces Director of American Indian Policy Institute

Traci Morris, a nationally recognized tribal communications leader and expert, has been named director of the American Indian Policy Institute...

https://asunews.asu.edu/20140729-traci-morris-new-director

Wireless Internet Installer

Responsible for the installation and customer care of high speed Internet for local wireless Internet service provider.
 
 Major Job Duties
• Install drops, outlets in subscriber homes
• Complete necessary paperwork / work-orders
• Verify all services working correctly
• Possibly work in confined spaces or aloft (up to 28ft)
• Install mounting arm and antenna to roofline, aligned with signal
• Run cabling from external to internal equipment
• Insure integrity of household weather barrier is intact
• Calculate signal strength and bandwidth speed test
• Work indoors / outdoors in all kinds of weather
• Other duties as assigned
 
 Job Requirements
This position requires that the candidate pass an extensive background investigation, drug screening, and possess a valid California driver's license. Must own truck/vehicle, installation tools, capable of carrying a 28' ladder. Company will provide consumables. A high school diploma or GED is required.
 
 Must be able to
• Read and interpret documents such as work orders and procedure manuals
• Complete basic mathematical calculations
• Communicate effectively with customers and employees
• Great customer service skills
• Understand and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form
• Repeatedly lift and carry equipment and tools (up to 80lbs)
• Operate tools effectively, including but not limited to, drills, hammers, pliers, crimpers, wire strippers, screwdrivers, and wrenches
• Work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends
• Perceive differences in wire and cable colors
 
 Ideally, the candidate should have some type of experience in the following areas:
• Construction
• Network
• Cable (CAT5E, CAT6)
• Programming
 
Compensation
• Paid weekly 
• 1099 contract 
• Pay based per installation 
• Flexible Hours
 
If this sounds like a job for you, please email your resume to: jobs@sctdv.net

TDV Shadow Project

The Tribal Digital Village shadow project was created in 2002 with a goal to mentor and train local youth in the Tribal Digital Village infrastructure and technology. The objective of this project is to educate and empower local community members by providing them with the proper tools and training for a brighter future. The TDV Wireless Communications training series focuses on training students to build and set up network antennas, configure a central out door router, send and receive radio signal and so much more.

Tribal Digital Village is proud to offer a new training series, Audio and Video Studio Training out of Rez Valley Studio in Pala. Students will learn how to produce and edit video and audio using current technology and techniques. The program will encompass numerous aspects of media and produce content media for both Internet and other methods of viewing.
All local individuals who fit the criteria requirements are invited to apply. Once all applications and Letter of Intents have been submitted please allow two weeks for Tribal Digital Village to review. TDV will notify the students who have been selected via phone or mail.
Classes are scheduled for two days a week, Tuesday & Thursday for four weeks. Classes will run year round, and will expand to accommodate students as needed.
 
PARTICIPANT CRITERIA & APPLICATION
 
WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS : SYLLABUS
 
AUDIO & VIDEO STUDIO TRAINING : SYLLABUS