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Virtual Education with Broadband

Broadband at PARI or the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute series continues; with the topic of virtual education.

Lamar Owens, Chief Technology Officer discusses that good broadband is needed for:

  • Space Kits program – https://www.pari.edu/camps/space-at-home/
  • Video conference with Dr. Patricia Craig – https://www.linkedin.com/in/patricia-craig-b1495788/
  • Using online tools like :
    • Discord for students to communicate directly via voice, video, or text, and join servers where larger communities can interact together.
    • GroupMe for private chat room for small groups.

Broadband at PARI Series

PARI Website

https://www.pari.edu/

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Broadband Enabled

What has broadband enabled at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI)?

PARI Satellite Dish

As part 3 of the WNC Broadband Project’s inquiry around high speed internet at PARI, Chief Technology Officer Lamar Owen provides insights in this video recording to Marc Czarnecki.

Also see – PARI Broadband Series

Part 1 – Introduction to Lamar

Part 2 – History of Broadband at PARI

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Broadband History

PARI’s Internet Connectivity

NO, broadband did NOT fall out of the sky and land in Rosman, NC; although PARI does have an impressive collection of artifacts from outside of our planet earth.

World-Class Collection of ‘Things from the Sky’

In part 1 of this series, Lamar Owen, Chief Technology Officer at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute continues to answer Marc Czarnecki’s inquiry about the history of broadband at PARI.

Part 3 – What has broadband enabled at PARI?


More about PARI’s World Class Facility, including their exhibit galleries – https://www.pari.edu/about/our-facility/

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Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute

Intro to Lamar Owen, Chief Technology Officer

Broadband in Western North Carolina can be hidden and the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) has a hidden gem of broadband knowledge.

Marc Czarnecki of the Western North Carolina Broadband Project Team had the special opportunity to seed a series of broadband questions with Lamar Owen, Chief Technology Officer of PARI.

Entrance Sign to PARI, Photograph by Marc Czarnecki

Part 1 of this series on broadband knowledge in WNC is with an introduction to Lamar Owen.

Part 1 of the Series – the Brief Introduction

More Information

Lamar Owen – https://www.linkedin.com/in/lamar-owen-0a28469/

PARI – https://www.pari.edu/

Part 2 of this series – the History of Broadband at PARI