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Lennie Lightwave's Guide To Fiber Optics

It's easy to learn about fiber optics! All you have to do is start  with Lennie Lightwave's Guide To Fiber Optics.

Lennie at Fiber U

Then head to Fiber U for free online self-study courses provided by the FOA or take a hands-on course from one of the FOA Approved Schools.

Lennie Lightwave has been involved in fiber optics since he first went to "Fiber U," the Fotec fiber optic installer conference way back in 1993. Lennie is now working with The Fiber Optic Association (FOA), the international professional association of fiber optics, to help train today's new fiber optic technicians.
Lennie's Guide is the result of more than 40 years of experience in fiber optics from Lennie and his friends, including training tens of thousands of techs to help them get started in fiber optics. It's intended to be a place to start, a basic guide that will teach you the jargon and basics of fiber technology and practices.
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Lennie Lightwave

25th Anniversary Edition of Lennie Lightwave's Guide

Who's Lennie?
Lennie Lightwave was the cartoon mascot created for the original Fiber U training conference in 1993. Lennie has been called the most famous guy in fiber optics.  The first Lennie Lightwave's Guide to Fiber Optics was published 25 years ago as a simple, easy to understand introduction to fiber optics and more than 60,000 copies were given away. The web version of Lennie Lightwave's Guide to Fiber Optics was one of the first commercial web pages ever and introduced many people to fiber optic technology. Now Lennie's Guide and Uncle Ted's Guide to Communications Cabling, the premises cabling equivalent, are still two of the most popular sites for getting started in the fiber optics and premises cabling business.

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 guru's." DS

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