Course Code: RP1101
The course covers the essential information and practical skills needed to begin designing mobile and fixed radio systems.
Those involved in the specification, design, planning, management and maintenance of mobile and fixed radio systems.
A good knowledge of radio principles, a background in telecommunications engineering, or attendance on the Radio Principles course (RP1301).
Spectrum regulation – ITU, CEPT, ECC, Ofcom
Calculating gain, loss and power levels – the decibel
Calculating noise levels in radio systems
Interpreting antenna and feeder specifications
Radio propagation mechanisms
Radio propagation modelling
Production of radio path profiles
Calculating power budgets
Calculating fade margins
Planning coverage and capacity for mobile systems
Radio site engineering
Design a mobile radio system
Design a fixed radio link
Includes practical exercises throughout, including a system design exercise.