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RF Training Fundamentals Workshop

September 23, 2024
September 24, 2024
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


RF Training Fundamentals Workshop

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RF Training Fundamentals Workshop

RF, also known as Radio Frequency is incorporated into almost everything that transmits or receives a radio wave including amateur radio, Cell Phones: GSM, CDMA, UMTS, LTE, LTE-Advanced, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Zigbee, RFID, NFC, medical devices, GPS,  Microwave, Satellite Communications, Radar, Public Safety and more. RF Training or Radio Frequency training course gives you the expertise needed to plan, design, optimize, and manage effective and reliable RF and wireless solutions.  An in-depth knowledge of mathematics, physics, and general electronics theory is covered.

This RF Training Fundamentals Workshop course covers the basics of RF theory such as propagation modeling, link budget, modulation, channel coding, antennas, capacity planning, propagation, frequency planning, and optimization. RF training course is designed for people who work in the field of radio frequency communications as well as those who require a basic understanding of RF fundamentals. We provide high-quality radio frequency training programs for government agencies, small businesses, and Fortune 500 companies. Our RF or Radio Frequency training courses are specifically designed by experts in the field, and the material is continuously updated with the latest information and market trends.

RF Training Fundamentals covers the following topics:

  • RF Fundamentals: Introduction
  • RF Fundamentals: RF Propagation and Fading
  • RF Fundamentals: Antenna Concepts and Usage
  • RF Fundamentals: Basics of Traffic Engineering
  • RF/Radio Frequency training: Design of RF Systems
  • And more…
What’s Included
  • 2 days of RF Training Fundamentals with an expert instructor
  • Radio Frequency Training Course Guide
  • Certificate of Completion
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
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Audience/Target Group:

The target audience for this Radio Frequency Training course:

  • This RF systems course is designed for anyone needing a solid foundation for understanding the principles of RF Engineering.
  • Engineers, technicians, and managers who are new to RF and require applicable skills in RF design, planning, and engineering.
  • Anyone working within the field of general RF systems, wireless, cellular, and microwave systems will benefit from this comprehensive coverage of RF fundamentals. Basic mathematical and computing skills are recommended for this course.

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this Radio Frequency training course are:

  • At least one year of experience in the field of communication engineering, fixed or wireless telephony, information technology, or other technical fields.

Upon completion of this RF Training Fundamentals Workshop course, the participants will:

  • Explain the Basics of RF
  • Understand the engineering tools and procedures required for RF engineering and planning
  • Understand existing and emerging standards for RF
  • Understand RF Propagation and Antenna Principle
  • Describe and understand a broad spectrum of antenna types
  • Discuss RF Modulation Techniques
  • Review RF System Design Considerations
  • Review RF System Budget Profiles
  • Calculate propagation losses and link budgets.
  • Explain RF performance and Optimization considerations
  • Analyze system degradation due to RF components
  • Evaluate the performance of different RF wireless systems
  • Explore the project planning process of RF
  • Discuss successful and unsuccessful RF deployments
  • Step through a practical process for managing RF networks
  • Explore the current and future RF market trends

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this training course are:

  • Electrical engineering background or equivalent practical experience is desired but not required.

RF Training Fundamentals Workshop

Course Syllabus
RF Training Overview
  • History of RF
  • Characteristics of a Radio Signal
  • Basic Problems of Radio
  • Basic Building Blocks in Radio Design
  • Mixers, Amplifiers, Filters, and Antennas
  • Eb/No vs. SNR, BER vs. noise, Bandwidth Limitations
  • Modulation Schemes and Bandwidth
  • Technology Fundamentals
  • Types of Modulation: AM, FM, FSK, QAM, PSK & QPSK
  • RF Engineering Principals applied
  • Cellular and Mobile RF (GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS/W-CDMA, HSPA, HSPA+, LTE, and WiMAX)
  • Cellular and Mobile RF (CDMA and CDMA2000)
  • Fixed Wireless RF (802.11, 802.16, HF, UHF, Microwave, Satellite)
RF Technologies and Deployment
  • Radio Propagation
  • Introduction to Microwaves
  • Definition of RF/microwave
  • Frequency Bands Signal Principles
  • Modulation, Bandwidth, Interference, Performance
  • Fundamentals of Digital RF Communication
  • RF Training Fundamentals Workshop
  • Multiple Access Methods and Comparative Capacities
  • Link Structure
  • Call Processing
  • Design Engineering
  • Performance Engineering
  • Traffic Engineering
  • System Noise Management
  • Propagation modes
  • Transmission line aspects
  • Smith Chart
  • Scattering parameter analysis
  • Microwave filters
  • Matching networks
  • Power flow relations
  • Unilateral and bilateral amplifier designs
  • Stability analysis
  • Oscillators circuits
  • Mixers
  • Antennas
  • RF Regulatory Considerations
RF Propagation Principles
  • Physics and Propagation Mechanisms
  • Propagation Models and Link Budgets
  • Practical System Design Considerations
  • Frequency and Wavelength
  • The Physics of Propagation: Free Space, Reflection, Diffraction
  • Local Variability: Rayleigh fading and multipath cancellation
  • Area Propagation Models: Okumura, HATA, Cost 231
  • Point-to-Point Models: techniques and commercial software
  • Analyzing measured data to produce models
  • Reliability of Service: using statistics to design for reliability
  • Macro-cell Indoor Penetration Considerations and reliability
  • Micro-cellular systems and techniques
  • Propagation Prediction Tools and Measurement Tools
  • Propagation Losses
  • Free space path loss
  • Reflection and scattering loss
  • Multipath
  • Rayleigh fading models
  • Link Budgets and High-Level System Design
  • Link Budget basics and application principles
  • Traffic Considerations
Types Of Propagation Models And Their Uses
  • Simple Analytical models
  • General Area models
  • Point-to-Point models
  • Local Variability models
  • The Okumura Model
  • The Hata Model
  • The EURO COST-231 Model
  • Morphological Zones
  • Walfisch-Betroni/Walfisch-Ikegami Models
  • Commercial Propagation Prediction Software

Antenna Theory

  • Antenna Basics
  • Basic Antennas: Isotropic and Dipole radiators
  • Concept of Antenna Gain and gain references
  • RF Training Fundamentals Workshop
  • Effective Radiated Power
  • Antenna Patterns and Pattern Features
  • How Antennas achieve Gain
  • Reflector techniques, array techniques
  • Families of Antennas used in Wireless: architecture, characteristics
  • Collinear vertical antennas
  • Horizontal arrays: yagis, log-periodic, etc.
  • Implications of propagation driving antenna selection
  • Multipath scattering in mobile clutter environment
  • Beamwidth and tilt considerations for base station antennas
  • Radiation Pattern
  • Gain Antenna types, composition, and operational principles
  • Antenna gains, patterns, and selection principles
  • Antenna system testing
Basic Principles of Traffic Engineering and Optimization
  • Trunks, Circuits, Voice Paths
  • Offered Traffic vs. Carried Traffic
  • Blocking Probability, Grade of Service
  • Basic Operational Concepts
  • Using Traffic Calculators (Voice, Data, and Video )
RF System Design Considerations
  • Eb/No vs. SNR
  • BER vs. Noise
  • Bandwidth Limitations
  • RF System Design
  • Noise Figure
  • Receiver Sensitivity
  • Desensitization and Blocking
  • Dynamic Range
  • Intermodulation Distortion
  • Power Output
  • Spectral Efficiency and System Limitations
  • RF Training – Sample Link Budget Calculations
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