Why Attend this Wireless RF Radio Frequency Communications course?

Radio Frequency Wireless communication is a key part of our lives today, and is continuing to increase in impact. Core knowledge in the fundamentals of Radio Frequency communications course will empower & equip you to:

  • Understand the essentials of wireless technology, including wireless networks & systems.
  • Appreciate the capabilities of different wireless technologies: what they can deliver, and also their limitations.
  • Equip yourself with the language and key terminology of wireless systems.
  • Increase your confidence in understanding wireless product descriptions and specifications.
  • Appreciate technology specific operational limitations of wireless systems, and why those limitations exist.

Who should attend this RF course

  • Anyone who needs to understand the basics of Radio Frequency communications and wireless systems.
  • People who are new to RF communications, but who want to attend more advanced wireless courses.
  • This course serves as a primer for further training or study in Wireless systems and RF communications.
  • The course is particularly aimed at management and key decision makers, who need a broad understanding of wireless technologies.

RF Communications Training Course Objectives:

By completing this radio frequency communications course, you will be gain the following knowledge:

  • Understand the radio spectrum, what it is, and why it is such a scarce resource.
  • Be aware of radio channels & bandwidth, their use and the impact of Shannon’s Law.
  • Appreciate the theory behind the deciBel and related dB quantities, and why they are used.
  • Understand about radio signal propagation, and issues that can result.
  • Appreciation of types of modulation and the different modulation schemes.
  • Understand the role of Forward Error Correction.
  • Overview of Terrestrial & Satellite based Wireless systems, networks and technologies.

RF Systems Training Course Content

Radio Waves and Channels

  • What are radio waves?
  • The Electromagnetic Spectrum
  • Controlling radio use, the role of the regulator
  • Radio bandwidth and channels

Noise and Interference

  • Signal to Noise Ratio
  • The Cornerstone of All Data Communications: Shannon’s Law
  • The Thermal Noise all Around Us
  • Man-made Noise
  • Impact of Rainfall

The Language of RF

  • DeciBels, dB, dBm, dBw, dBi, AM,FM,dPMR, DMR etc.
  • Antennas: dipole, Yagi, satellite antennas, and isotropic and antenna gain.

Getting the Data onto the Carrier Wave

  • The job of Radio Modulation
  • Modulation Techniques
  • Forward Error Correction

Radio Propagation

  • What do we mean by propagation
  • Multipath and Fading
  • How radio frequency affects propagation of signals
  • Environmental, time & cyclical affects on propagation

Radio Planning

  • The importance of RF Planning
  • What is involved?
  • How is RF Planning performed?
  • Licensed and unlicensed radio spectrum
  • Transnational operational considerations

At the end of the course you will receive access to 2 years email support from our trainer, for any questions you may have.

For further information about the radio frequency communications course , please get in touch: +44 (01522) 740818

Course price: £995

Course duration: 1 day.