Installation Best Practices

Microwave radio IP/MPLS networking

Overview

On successfully completing this course, participants will be proficient in the standards and procedures recommend by Aviat Networks for installation of digital microwave radio equipment.

Participants should have a working familiarity of point-to-point microwave radio networks or RF systems, telecommunications fundamentals and basic computer skills.

Each student must bring an IBM compatible laptop PC.

Course outline

  • RF and Microwave safety
  • Electrical hazards
  • Chemical hazards
  • Laser and Fiber optic cable hazards
  • Hoisting and rigging safety
  • Weather considerations
  • ESD protection
  • Pre installation planning
  • NMS planning
  • Golden site installation
  • Antenna characteristics
  • Polarisation
  • Alignment
  • Feeder/waveguide installation
  • Pressurization
  • Testing
  • Outdoor unit installation
  • Coax cable installation
  • Site grounding
  • Equipment grounding
  • Rack grounding
  • Cable grounding
  • Ground termination
  • Testing ground connections
  • Importance for lighting protection
  • Aviat Networks requirements
  • Types of protection
  • Installation of lightning protection
  • Guidelines for cable management
  • Cable installation
  • Purpose of commissioning
  • Commissioning procedure
  • Recommended commissioning tests

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Course description (PDF)

Pricing & scheduling

Please contact your Aviat local sales team for a quote or email

Course specifics

  • Duration: 1-day
  • Capacity: 10
  • Location(s) for open enrolment:
    • Ghana (Accra)
  • Materials provided:
    • Student guide

Target audience

The Course is intended for installation and service personnel requiring a working knowledge of installation practices and procedures.

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