TETRA RF Network Planning Training

TETRA RF Network Planning Training


TETRA RF Network Planning Training

This is a two day TETRA RF Network Planning Training course that is focused on carrying out RF and capacity planning for TETRA-based networks. The course presents a methodology for creating a greenfield network starting with a flat earth approximation. As the first point in any major investment is the initial business plan, there must be a fusion of technical specification parameters with budgets. Having passed this point, more detailed planning can take place, based on a planning tool, propagation models, drive testing, etc.

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With onsite Training, courses can be scheduled on a date that is convenient for you, and because they can be scheduled at your location, you don’t incur travel costs and students won’t be away from home. Onsite classes can also be tailored to meet your needs. You might shorten a 5-day class into a 3-day class, or combine portions of several related courses into a single course, or have the instructor vary the emphasis of topics depending on your staff’s and site’s requirements.

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Duration: 2-3 days


Understand the goals of Radio Planning
Refresh RF knowledge
Receive an effective flat-earth strategy for initial estimating
Be able to estimate TETRA capacity and the effect of DMO
Appreciate the factors that TETRA network viability is sensitive to
Gain knowledge of RF tools in general and one tool in particular

Course Content:

Introduction to the Design Process
◾Aims of the Process
◾Flat Earth Modelling
◾RF Planning and Tools

Radio Propagation
◾Link Budgets
◾RF Refresher.
◾Propagation Models
◾The Power Law

Capacity Calculations
◾Impact of DMO
◾Special Configurations
◾Ground to Air/Air to Ground
◾Air based Base Stations
◾Mobile military units away from base sites

Step 1. Is the Network Viable?
◾Basic Assumptions
◾Simple and Complex Models
◾Planning for Capacity and/or Coverage
◾Nominal Cell Size

Step 2. RF Planning
◾Gathering the Data and Databases
◾RF Studies
◾The Importance of the Propagation Model
◾Using a Planning Tool
◾Facilities in Modern Tools
◾Worked Example

Site Acquisition and Selection
◾Mast Options
◾Nominal Areas for Sites
◾Feedback Loop

Drive Testing
◾The Drivemobile

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Time Frame: 0-3 Months4-12 Months

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