Trinidad and Tobago Amateur Radio League { TTARL } Information Communication Technology { ICT }                       Project for Rural Development Brasso Venado Community.


Country: Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Region: Couva-Tabaquite-Talparo 

Time Zone: America/Port_of_Spain

GMT/UTC: – 4  hours 

GMT/UTC – Standard Time Zone 

Latitude in decimal degrees: 10.43 

Longitude in decimal degrees: -61.27321 

Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 10° 26′ 48″ North

Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 61° 16′ 24″ West 

Height above sea level: 118 m,  387.14 ft,  4645.67 in 

Military Grid Reference System coordinates  20PPS8974652000

Geographical feature: P (Populated place type feature) 

Feature designation code: P.PPL (Populated place) 

Populated place – a city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work 

This Project is Funded by the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago through the Telecommunication Authority of Trinidad and Tobago { TATT } in Collaboration with members of the Trinidad and Tobago Amateur Radio League { TTARL }.

ICT for rural development, TTARL is committed to bringing ICT to rural communities towards enhancing the quality of life for the entire Brasso Venado community.

The purpose of this project is to provide Internet Services to the community, as conventional commercial supply is absent.

1.0 The TTARL Project Team

David Drakes 9Z4DMD – Project Manager

Julien Dedier 9Z4FZ – Responsible for overall design and performance of the project. 

John Elcock 9Z4JE – Responsible for deployment and configuration of RF hardware.

Michael Green 9Z4M – Responsible for stakeholder management.  

Mohammed Ali 9Y4MYA – Responsible for HSE management of the project. 

David Alexander 9Z4DAA – Technical Coordinator

  2.0 Assistance from Individuals

Paula Drakes – GIS/Land Management Consultant

   3.0 Assistance from Organizations  

Ms. Monique Mata – Columbus Communications (Flow)

 Dr. Bheshem Ramlal – Head, UWI Surveying Department

 Mr. Machel Higgins & Mr. Garth Manette – UWI Seismic Unit

 Mr. Iain McFayden 9Y4/G4JMM – Digicel

 Mr. Aadam Hassanali – KRADIUS Limited