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TCM 205 - Radio Spectrum Monitoring Overview & Industry Applications

Code Start Date Duration Venue
TCM 205 09 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TCM 205 04 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

The radio spectrum supports a wide range of business, personal, industrial, scientific, medical research and cultural activities, both public and private. Communications are foremost among those activities and, together with other radio services, are increasingly important to economic and social development.

Spectrum monitoring is one of four key spectrum management functions which include spectrum planning, spectrum engineering and spectrum authorization. Spectrum monitoring helps spectrum managers to plan and use frequencies, avoid incompatible usage, and identify sources of harmful interference. 

Course Objectives

  • Learn to navigate regulatory requirements demands in regulatory markets
  • Cultivate the skills you need to effectively manage and monitor the electromagnetic spectrum
  • Gaining practical experience in using the direction finding and monitoring systems.
  • Understand why Spectrum managers should listen to Monitoring

Who Should Attend?

  • Technical Managers
  • Telecommunication professionals
  • Technicians
  • Engineers
  • Telecommunication engineering student
  • Regulation Autorities
  • Strategy Group Staff

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • ITU-R Reports, Recommendations and Handbooks
  • Typical measurements performed by monitoring
  • ITU role and structure in relation to monitoring
  • Role of monitoring in the spectrum management process
  • Tasks of a monitoring service
  • Monitoring and the Radio Regulations

Day 2

  • Frequency channel occupancy measurements
  • Frequency band occupancy measurements
  • Practical: Control software
  • Integration of spectrum monitoring systems with spectrum management systems
  • Spectrum Management software functions

Day 3

  • Key elements in Spectrum Management
  • Spectrum Management definitions
  • Monitoring Stations
  • Monitoring Department
  • Relations in Spectrum Management
  • Monitoring of the Spectrum
  • Monitoring tasks and techniques

Day 4

  • Changing role of Regulatory Authority
  • Monitoring definitions
  • Discussion with customers
  • Responsibilities
  • Spectrum management cycle
  • ECC Report 130
  • Need for Effective Monitoring
  • Why Spectrum managers should listen to Monitoring

Day 5

  • Case Study and Practise