Implementing WiMAX Networks

2 Day Course
Hands On
Code PWS054

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Introduction (3 topics)

  • Overview of the Process
  • The Planning Process
  • Levels of Planning

Propagation, Path Loss, Fading & Link Budget (5 topics)

  • Path Loss & System Coverage
  • Fading
  • Empirical and Physical Modelling
  • Line of Sight Propagation Model
  • Power Law Model

Propagation Modelling & Measuring (5 topics)

  • Frequency Reuse for WiMAX: The SFN
  • Predictive Modelling Tools
  • Spreadsheet Models
  • Terrain Based Models
  • The Site Survey and Acquisition Process

System Planning (4 topics)

  • System Design Overview
  • Network Cost Estimating for Business Plan Purposes
  • A Flat Earth Initial Study
  • Moving from Flat Earth to the Real Terrain

System Implementation, Testing & Optimisation (6 topics)

  • Features of Planning Tools
  • An Example Commercial Planning Tool
  • Input Databases
  • Adding RF Transmitter and Receiver Details
  • Propagation Studies
  • Hands on Example. Delegates will configure an evaluation copy of a tool, place base stations and run studies.

Network Performance Testing & Troubleshooting (1 topic)

  • DriveMobile Testing


A basic understanding of telecommunications and some wireless experience would be an advantage.

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