Introduction to Basic Microwave and Transmission Engineering

Transmission engineering


The Aviat Networks Basic Microwave course is a theory course that teaches the fundamentals of IP microwave radio communication.

Courses are conducted by AVIAT expert trainers in a mentoring environment backed by their deep technology expertise and experience in implementation of microwave wireless and IP networks.

The course is conducted at Aviat Training locations or can be arranged at customer sites.

Upon successfully completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand basic microwaves concepts involved.
  • Understand the microwaves functionality.
  • Understand all the different hardware equipment involved with their respective role.
  • Understand the fundamental for transmission Engineering.
  • Learn all the type of protocol transported by a microwave
  • None, this is an entry level course

Course outline

  • Microwave Theory
  • RF Spectrum
  • Microwave System Architecture  and Design
  • Indoor vs Outdoor RF units
  • Bandwidth, Modulation and Capacity
  • Adaptive Modulation
  • Microwave Antennas
  • Multichannel and XPIC Operation
  • Microwave Path Design Overview
  • Free Space Loss
  • Link Budgeting
  • Transmission Engineering
  • Path Design Software Tools
  • Microwave Propagation
  • Multipath Fading
  • Fresnel Zones
  • Rain Fading
  • Rain Models
  • Microwave Interference
  • Time Division Multiplexing (TDM)
  • Digital Multiplexing Theory
  • Digital Signal Hierarchies
  • SONET and SDH
  • Ethernet over Microwave
  • TDM to Ethernet Transition
  • Layer 2 Switch
  • Carrier Ethernet Features
  • Microwave Network Management
  • Microwave Routers and MPLS

  • Protection Schemes
  • Space, Frequency, and Dual Diversity
  • TDM Ring Protection
  • Ethernet Ring Protection
  • Ethernet Link Aggregation
  • MPLS Traffic Engineering

Customer sites requirements for on-site classes

Not applicable

Not applicable

Sufficient in size to handle all participants, instructor, desks, chairs, classroom equipment. The room must have enough 110 AC (220) AC power and air conditioning to operate equipment, all students clients PC’s and the server or radio as required.

Classroom Equipment  

  • Marker board,
  • SVGA or Overhead projector and screen.

Desk and Chairs

  • Desks or workstations with enough room for each student to write have open books, client PC and / or, keyboard and monitor.

Internet Access

  • Internet access through the server or through client PC.

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Introduction to Basic Microwave and Transmission Engineering

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Pricing & scheduling

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

Course specifics

  • Duration: 1-day
  • Capacity: 10
  • Materials provided:
    • Student guide

Target audience

This course is intended for entry level personnel requiring a working knowledge of basic microwave concepts.

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