Fundamentals of Radio: Analysis, Design and Propagation — a 4-day Radio Frequency training course

A WCET Workshop covering Radio Frequency Fundamentals and Principles in depth

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Course duration: 4 days

Course Price: £2495


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Why this Radio Frequency course?

This intense hands-on practical Radio Frequency fundamentals course provides attendees with an in-depth understanding of the technical aspects RF system design, analysis and deployment. Technologies used for Line-of-Sight (LOS) and Non-Line-of-Sight (NLOS) radio, from HF to EHF, are considered. Throughout this course, attendees will:

Each module of this course builds upon the previous modules, enhancing the attendee's understanding of the topic areas.

As an IEEE WCET workshop, this course focuses on the following knowledge areas of the WCET certification exam:

Area 1: RF Engineering, Propagation and Antennas
Area 2: Wireless Access Technologies
Area 7: Fundamental Knowledge

Radio Frequency Training Course Objectives

On completing this course, you will be able to:

Who should attend this Radio Frequency course

Radio Frequency Course Pre-requisites

Delegates will ideally have some existing experience in Radio Frequency communications or wireless communications systems prior to attending this course.

Hands-on Practicals

Wavelength/Frequency conversion
Using decibels—powers levels, gains and adding ratios
Amplifier back-off vs. efficiency
Determining the thermal noise seen by an antenna
Receiver noise contribution - Noise Figure
Determining the bit rate of a channel
Determining theoretical symbol error rate
OFDM and Orthogonality
CDMA and Processing gain
Determining aperture antenna gain
Antenna pattern evaluation - beam-width and front-to-back ratio
Determining antenna reactive and radiative near fields
Converting between VSWR and reflection coefficient
Comparing % reflected power and return loss measurements
Phase combining simulation
Performing a simple RF power budget
Converting gain and NFdB to linear ratios
Performing Cascade analysis of a terrestrial receive system
Converting NFdb to Noise Temperature
Performing Cascade analysis of a satellite receive system
Performing LOS link budget using manufacturers’ equipment specifications
Determine LOS and NLOS margin based on service objectives
Determining LOS radio horizon
Determining Fresnel zone clearance
Performing a Free-space path loss analysis
Determining link reliability based on rain fade margin
Estimating diffraction gain for obstacle in radio path
Determining the Coherence Bandwidth for a given environment
Estimating the RMS Delay Spread of an open area
Determining the Coherence time for a given Doppler spread
Estimating NLOS path loss using the Log Distance formula
Comparing expected loss for several models in a given environment

Lifetime Post-Course Support

After completing this Radio Frequency training course, delegates receive lifetime post-training support from LEVER Technology Group PLC, to help them apply the technologies and skills they have learned with us, to provide career-long support, and to ensure they are better equipped for their future roles in IT and networking.

Radio Frequency Training Course Content

Introduction to Wireless Technologies

Radio Wave Characteristics

Fundamental Radio Concepts

Digital Modulation and Error Correction Techniques

Physical Layers and Multiple access Techniques

Basics of Antennas and Antenna Systems

Link Budget Analysis Techniques

Line-of-Sight Radio Propagation

The Non-Line-of-Sight Propagation Environment

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