In this edition of the SVC Podcast, SVC Contributing Editor Bennett Liles talks with Jim Hayes of the Fiber Optic Association about the FOAâ€™s activities and certification programs for fiber optic technicians. Jim outlines the steps for starting an FOA certified training program and he gets into the basics of passive optical LANs. They also discuss the basic layout of an optical local area network and various uses for single mode and multimode fiber.
Links of interest:
- The Fiber Optic Association
- The FOA Facebook site
- A list of FOA-approved fiber-optic training programs
- The FOA Online Newsletter