TOP LOC 192023 Introduction to Wireless Communication

Welcome to the "Introduction to Wireless Communication" course offered in cooperation with the Medipol University in Istanbul /Turkey.

This comprehensive program covers key concepts, history, applications, and techniques in wireless systems. From basic communication to cutting-edge technologies, you'll gain valuable insights into wireless networks, spectrum utilization, and channel propagation. Join us as we explore the dynamic world of wireless communication and its impact on modern society.

Target Group

Engineers, Technicians and Administrators

Your Benefits

By the end of the "Introduction to Wireless Communication" course, participants will:

  • Understand the fundamental concepts and terminology of wireless communication.
  • Trace the historical evolution of wireless systems and their impact on modern technologies.
  • Grasp the fundamental enablers and techniques behind wireless communication, including modulation, coding, and antenna design.
  • Comprehend the basic components and functioning of a wireless communication system, including transmitters, channels, and receivers.
  • Gain insights into wireless networks and spectrum utilization and understand frequency allocation and the significance of licensed and unlicensed bands.
  • Learn about multiple accessing, duplexing, and switching techniques to efficiently manage communication resources.
  • Understand the cellular concept, cell patterns, frequency re-use, and methods to manage interference and expand system capacity.
  • Familiarize yourself with wireless channel propagation, including path loss, shadowing, fading, and the behavior of the wireless channel over time, frequency, and space domains.
  • Explore various channel counteractions, such as adaptive beamforming, massive MIMO, equalization, and interference cancellation techniques.
  • Develop the ability to analyze wireless systems, optimize performance, and interpret channel statistics for effective transceiver design.
  • Gain practical knowledge of channel compensation and link budget calculations for improved wireless communication design and implementation.

By the conclusion of this course, participants will be equipped to tackle real-world challenges in wireless communication and contribute to the advancement of this dynamic field.


Instructor Leader Led/ILL: Physical classroom environment

Key Features

  • Introduction
    • Important terminology and definitions
    • History and evolution of wireless systems
    • Current and future wireless applications
    • Fundamental enablers/techniques
  • Overview of a Basic Communication System
    • Electromagnetic signal propagation
    • Transceiver
    • Wireless link
    • Basic block diagram of a communication system
    • Wireless networks
  • Wireless Spectrum
    • Radio propagation and spectrum ,
    • Frequency allocation chart
    • Classical and new spectrum utilization
    • Licensed and unlicensed bands
    • Dynamic spectrum access and cognitive radio
    • Spectrum aggregation
    • Millimeter-wave (mmW)
    • Dimensions of spectral space
    • Bandwidth
  • Multiple Accessing, Duplexing, and Switching
    • Duplexing techniques
    • Multiple access techniques
    • Random access
    • Frame structure
    • Discussion on latency issues
    • Fixed access and random access
    • Full duplex and half duplex
    • Circuit switch and packet switch
  • Cellular Concept
    • Cellular patterns
    • Frequency re-use
    • Interference (co-channel / adjacent channel) and system capacity
    • Channel allocations and planning
    • Mobility and hand-off
    • System expansion and capacity improvement techniques
    • Traffic and grade of service
    • Cellular Network Architecture
    • Efficiency (spectrum, channel, and trunking)
  • Wireless Channel
    • Importance of radio propagation
    • Three major phenomena in propagation (path loss, shadowing, and fading)
    • Antennas (gain, types, polarization, smart antenna)
    • Shadowing
    • Multipath phenomena
    • Propagation models
    • Types of fading
    • Statistical behavior of channel
    • Time/frequency/space variation of channel
    • Relation between channel statistics
    • Interpretation of channel statistics in time/frequency/space domains
    • Understanding the channel selectivity in wireless system and transceiver design
    • Simulation models for multipath channels
  • Channel Counteractions
    • Review of channel and its effects
    • Importance of channel compensation
    • Channel quality information and feedback
    • Channel quality measurements
    • Channel and interference awareness
    • Link budget
    • Channel counteraction techniques
    • Adaptation
    • Diversity
    • Adaptive beamforming and MIMO
    • Massive MIMO
    • Rake receiver
    • Equalization
    • Coding and interleaving
    • Power control ,
    • Interference cancellation
    • Coordinated multipoint (CoMP) operation
    • Flying base stations, UAV based networks
    • Cell edge problems
    • Mobility
  • Linear/Non-linear equalization
    • Zero forcing
    • Minimum mean square error (MMSE)
    • Decision-feedback equalizers (DFE)
    • Maximum likelihood sequence estimation (MLSE)
    • Decision-feedback sequence estimation (DFSE)
    • Reduced-state sequence estimation (RSSE)


Dates on request / Language: English, Turkish


10 Days


Dates on request / Language: English, Turkish

Customized training

We tailor the content and duration of the trainings according to your individual needs.


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Natalie Frisch

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