Radio Principles

3 Days / 5 Live Online Sessions (0900-1230) / Technical Level: Level 2

Course Code: RP1301

Course Summary

Through attendance on this course, delegates will build an understanding of how radio works and how this impacts manufacturers, users and operators of radio technology.

Who would benefit

Those requiring an understanding of the principles and concepts of radio that underpin today’s radio technologies.


Some experience in telecommunications engineering is beneficial but the course is also suitable for delegates with an aptitude for technical subjects.

Topic Areas Include

  • The use and management of the radio spectrum

  • Waveform fundamentals and baseband information

  • Power levels and measurements

  • Analogue and digital modulation techniques

  • Simplex, semi-duplex and duplex - FDD and TDD

  • Multiplexing – FDMA, TDMA, CDMA and OFDMA

  • Transmitters and receivers

  • Antennas and transmission lines

  • Radio propagation mechanisms

  • Introduction to coverage prediction

  • Principles of cellular coverage techniques

  • Diversity and MIMO

  • An overview of fixed and mobile radio technologies in use today

Includes practical exercises and demonstrations.

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  • Regular price £2,200.00