The course covers all of the essential aspects of planning point-to-point microwave link systems, from conception to commissioning.
Microwave Link Planning
good knowledge of radio principles, or a background in telecommunications engineering, or attendance on the Radio Principles course (RP1301)
Who should attend?
Those involved in the specification, planning and maintenance of fixed microwave radio transmission, backhaul and access links.
- ITU-R and CEPT recommendations
- ETSI standards
- Spectrum management and channel plans
- Frequency assignment
- Digital radio performance characteristics
- Noise and interference in radio systems
- Microwave antennas and feeders
- Radiation Pattern Envelopes (RPEs)
- Refraction, k-factor, reflection and diffraction
- Path profiling and Fresnel zone clearance
- Power budgets
- Link availability
- Rain and multipath fade margins
- Dimensioning space diversity systems
- Interference management
Includes practical exercises, including design of a fixed link transmission network.
- Section 1 Spectrum Management
- Section 2 Feeders and Antennas
- Section 3 Fixed Link Radio Technology
- Section 4 Path Profiling
- Section 5 Fixed Link Availability and Error Performance Objectives
- Section 6 Power Budgets
- Section 7 Fading
- Section 8 Diversity Systems
- Section 9 Frequency Assignment and Interference Management
- Section 10 Practical Planning
- Appendix A Use of the Decibel
- Appendix B Geographical Positioning
This is a QA approved partner course
Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.
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