Intermediate Transmission Engineering for IP/Ethernet Backhaul

Transmission engineering

Overview: Microwave Communication System course

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand and apply the basic principles of RF propagation
  • Understand microwave applications as applied to basic link engineering for TDM and IP backhaul.
  • Ethernet radio training
  • Basic Microwave Principles
  • Basic IP/Ethernet Concepts

Course outline

  • Purpose of transmission engineering
  • Vocabulary and notation
  • RF Design process flowchart
  • Network topologies
  • Typical design applications
  • Ethernet and TDM Ring protection
  • Link and hop design
  • Ethernet Radio configuration
  • Microwave repeaters
  • Parabolic antenna types
  • Transmission lines
  • Radomes
  • Antenna coupling units
  • Total loss parameters
  • Total gain parameters
  • RF Protection schemes
  • Diversity arrangements
  • Improvement factors
  • Objectives and calculations
  • Multipath outage
  • Rain outage
  • Vigants and ITU-R Models
  • Geo-climatic factors
  • Multipath outage time

Sample calculations discussion based on fixed and adaptive coding and modulation using:

  • Path Loss V.4 and V.5
  • Electromagnetic field
  • Free space equation
  • Atmospheric effects
  • Terrain effects
  • Path clearance criteria
  • Principles of path profiles
  • Fade mechanisms
  • Principles of frequency interference
  • Principles of frequency planning
  • Paperless Chart Recorder (PCR) Introduction.

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Pricing & scheduling

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Course specifics

  • Duration: 5-day
  • Capacity: 10
  • Materials provided:
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Target audience

The course is intended for Network Engineers requiring exposure into intermediate microwave transmission theory and its applications for IP designs.

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