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Fishing community wireless network concept in Kuala Rompin, Pahang, Malaysia

Hashim, Wahidah and Ismail, Ahmad Fadzil and Mohd Radzi, Husni and Mohamed Salleh, Faridah and Ismail, Zurina and Mohamad, Zaleha (2019) Fishing community wireless network concept in Kuala Rompin, Pahang, Malaysia. International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, 8 (2). pp. 1889-1894. ISSN 2277-3878

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Fisheries communities are the main suppliers of Malaysian local maritime resources. These minority groups are synonym with low income, low education level, and plagued with a myriad of economic limitations. The article outlines a network infrastructure concept that deemed suited for fishing communities; designed based on surveys’ outcomes conducted on a group of fishermen in Kuala Rompin, Pahang, Malaysia. The survey outcomes were analysed using the induction method. System requirements are tabulated and the design of such concept is explained. The main motivation of the studies is that such a community to own their network that can facilitate the establishment of community resilience. The ideas where available resources are exploited in hope to improve the community’s living standard especially their household incomes. The fundamental concept of the system is directed towards three main elements; namely available technologies, community empowerment and cost-efficiency.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5068/76025
Uncontrolled Keywords: Community network, fishery, communication system, wireless radio, long-range network.
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General) > T10.5 Communication of technical information
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Ir. Dr. Ahmad Fadzil Ismail
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2019 11:26
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2019 15:14
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/76025

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