Radio Principles Explained

3 Day Course
Code PWS005

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Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online


This course is designed to provide information on radio principles to engineers. It is designed to aid in the planning and specification of radio links in modern communications networks. It will also provide a valuable source for maintenance information. At the end of the course, delegates will be able to: - Understand the basic principles of radio and microwave transmission - Understand the planning techniques needed to plan a radio network - Understand relevant techniques for maintenance of the network - Understand the propagation methods used within radio networks.


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Introduction (1 topic)

  • Explanation of radio techniques

Management of Spectrum (5 topics)

  • Who manages the spectrum
  • Spectrum allocation
  • How and Why
  • Re-use issues
  • Hierarchy design

Transmission Techniques (3 topics)

  • Analogue vs. Digital
  • RF distribution
  • Antenna arrays

Radio Propagation (5 topics)

  • What propagation is?
  • How does it work?
  • Path loss predictions
  • Fading environments
  • Diffraction modeling

Frequency Re-use (2 topics)

  • Techniques for frequency re-use
  • Different strategies

Polarisation Diversity (5 topics)

  • Principles of diversity systems
  • Orthogonal diversity
  • Angle diversity
  • Frequency separation
  • Location diversity

Tools (1 topic)

  • Examination of various tools for network planning


None, however some exposure to telecommunications is desirable.

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