Military RF Communications

Running: 24th - 27th July 2012

To apply for this course

Call: +44(0)77920090173Email: ricki.gleeson@3sdl.com

Trainers

Tony Reeves

Tony Reeves

tony.reeves@3sdl.com

+44(0)7792929871

Location: Malvern Hills Science Park

3SDL
MHSP
Geraldine Rd
Malvern
Worcester
WR14 3SZ
UK

Notes:
Plenty of parking

Anyone eager to learn about the basics of military communications will get a lot out of this course.  Particularly suited to non-specialists HQ staffs (J2-5), project managers/engineers, procurers and suppliers, this introductory level course teaches the fundamentals of military communications technology.  It rapidly develops an understanding of the theory before exploring the planning, designing and operation of military communications networks by tackling:

Subjects Covered

  • Electromagnetic spectrum fundamentals and terminology.
  • Radio basics, definitions, core elements and functionality.
  • Frequency, channelization, separation and bandwidth.
  • Coding, modulation, spread spectrum techniques and encryption.
  • Types of radios capabilities and limitations:
    • Voice, data, IP, software defined, Combat Net Radio.
  • Communications planning:
    • Network topologies, typical scenarios and environments.
    • LOS/BLOS options.
    • Antenna characteristics and planning/siting considerations.
    • Frequency/spectrum management, allocation and de-confliction, EMI/EMC issues.
    • Performance limitations, restrictions and typical issues.
  • Hands-on planning workshops and exercises.

Target Audience

Particularly suited to non-specialists HQ staffs (J2-5), project managers/engineers, procurers and suppliers