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3 days / Level 2

Course summary

The course covers the essential information and practical skills needed to begin designing mobile and fixed radio systems.

Who would benefit

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).

Topic areas include

  • 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
  • Diversity systems
  • 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.

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