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All Wireless: RF, WiFI, Bluetooth, WiMAX, CDMA, GSM, UMTS, LTE

Part 1: Introduction to Cellular Communications Cellular System Concepts Base stations Mobile stations Mobile switching center Uplink and Downlink Duplexing Time Division Duplexing (TDD) Frequency Division Duplexing (FDD) Comparisons Multiple Access Methods Frequency Division Multiple Access (FDMA) Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) Frequency hopping concept Networking Circuit and packet switching…

Project Management – Advanced

I. Introduction Source of project success and failure: Dealing with the human element Many views of the project The project as an investment Project and product lifecycles Business value as a driver of project practice Enhanced definition of project management II. Project Structure The project environment Getting a project off to a good start Defining…

Positioning & Location – Advanced

Part 1:  Review of Basics Positioning Methods Terrestrial vs. Satellite Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Data, Systems, and Management Location Management User Plane vs. Control Plane Standardized Architectures Call/Message Flows   Part 2: Next Generation Location What Is Next Generation Location? Leveraging NGN Architectures Leveraging IP, Data, and Non-voice Applications Leveraging Presence and Autonomous Methods Leveraging…

911 for IP Professionals

Introduction:  Why 911 Matters 911 Internals Traditional Calls Cellular/Wireless Calls VoIP Calls NENA I-1 NENA I-2 NENA I-3 Location Issues Call Routing MSAG Records PSAP Geographic Alignment Services and Dispatch Geographic Location ANI and ALI Billing Address Service Address Server Location VoIP and 9-1-1 Generic Call Model Call Set-Up Information Transfer Call Tear-Down Dial Templates…

5G RAN Training: Technology & Planning

5G RAN Training Part 1: Introduction What is 5G Why 5G? How 5G will differ from 4G 5G technical objectives Major requirements for 5G RAN and Core 5G services and applications Roadmap to 5G 5G RAN Training Part 2: 5G Standards 3GPP standards for 5G: Features and technical proposals 5GPPP partnership 5G Americas Chinese alliance…

5G Wireless: Federal/Defense Applications

Tactical Radio DOD Platforms: XG, WNAN, MAINGATE DOD DSA Spectrum Policy Policy-based DSA Systems Cognitive Radar Coexistence Issues Comms coexisting with Radar Radar Coexisting with Comms Cognitive Jamming Electronic Warfare Adaptive Jammers DARPA BLADE and CommEx Programs Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Automated Signal Detection Automated Signal Classification Cognitive Signal Analytics Specific Platforms Wrap-up Course…

5G Wireless: Technology & Policy

Review of Core 4G Wireless Technologies History of Wireless Technologies: 1G, 2G, 3G 4G Wireless Technologies OFDM and OFDMA MIMO 4G Wireless Standards WiMAX 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Applications:  SIP and VOIP Core 5G Wireless Technologies Software-Defined Radio Cognitive Radio Dynamic Spectrum Access (DSA) 5G Wireless Standards DSA modes for…

3G/IMS Strategy

Introduction Wireless networks:  A historical perspective Advantages and disadvantages of legacy technologies 2G and 3G Basics Key terminology Modulation types & schemes Evolution of standards Comparing and contrasting 3G vs. 2G Deployment costs Monetization of spectrum IMS Basics Key terminology Comparing and contrasting IMS with legacy, circuit switched networks IMS layers, concepts, and elements Definitions/functions…

3G: WCDMA/UMTS & CDMA2000

Digital Modulation Overview Introduction to key wireless standards IS-95,  GSM Multiple access principles (TDMA, CDMA, FDMA, SDMA) Complex envelope representation of signals and systems Stochastic theory review Digital modulation theory BPSK, QPSK, OQPSK, MSK, GMSK, 16QAM, 64QAM, etc. Pulse shaping filter selection Nonlinear amplification (spectral regrowth) Spread spectrum: Frequency Hopping, Direct Sequence CDMA, RAKE Receiver,…

3G: WCDMA/UMTS & CDMA2000 in Depth

Digital Modulation Overview Introduction to key wireless standards IS-95,  GSM Multiple access principles (TDMA, CDMA, FDMA, SDMA) Complex envelope representation of signals and systems Bridge relationship to actual hardware Provide mathematical insight Support computer simulation Stochastic theory review Digital modulation theory BPSK, QPSK, OQPSK, MSK, GMSK, 16QAM, 64QAM, etc. Pulse shaping filter selection (Nyquist and…