TETRA Direct Mode Operation

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

Course Code: TR1203

Course Summary

The topics covered in this course will enable those working in TETRA systems administration, design and specification to plan and configure TETRA Direct Mode.

Who would benefit

Engineers working or involved in mobile radio system management and design who require a detailed understanding of the planning, optimisation and configuration aspects of TETRA Direct Mode Operation.


Familiarity with the principles and techniques of designing mobile radio systems, or previous attendance on the Radio System Design course (RP1101).

Topic Areas Include

  • Introduction to TETRA DMO

  • DMO air interface structure

  • Advantages and disadvantages of DMO

  • DMO services

  • Frequency efficient operation

  • Dual watch mobiles

  • Dual mode mobiles

  • DMO repeaters

  • DMO gateways

  • DMO gateway repeaters

  • Radio coverage and co-existence issues

  • Managed DMO

  • DMO security

Includes a DMO 'coverage' design exercise.