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Wireless for Law Enforcement and Homeland Security Training

Wireless for Law Enforcement and Homeland Security Training

Wireless for Law Enforcement and Homeland Security Training:

Wireless for Law Enforcement and Homeland Security Training Course (Online, Onsite, and Classroom Live!)

In this four-to-five-day Wireless for Law Enforcement and Homeland Security Training course, you will undertake a non-technical yet fairly deep review of wireless technologies from the perspective of law enforcement. The optional fifth day adds a day-long case study of the particular technology of interest to the audience.

What’s Included?

  • 5 days of Wireless for Law Enforcement and Homeland Security Training Workshop with an expert instructor
  • Wireless for Law Enforcement and Homeland Security Course Guide
  • Certificate of Completion
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee


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Customize It:

  • If you are familiar with some aspects of Wireless for Law Enforcement and Homeland Security Training, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
  • If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the course in a manner understandable to lay audiences.


After completing this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Learn the key telecommunications, networking, and cellular communications concepts that underlie all wireless networks
  • Define the important terms related to wireless networks and technologies
  • Explain how wireless technologies evolved, the various families of technologies, and their interrelationships
  • Describe the strengths, limitations, and operation of each of the major wireless technologies currently in use around the world
  • List the factors that are driving the emergence of 2.5/3G, WiFi, and WiMAX technologies
  • Describe how 2.5G/3G, WiFi, and WiMAX technologies fit into the wireless landscape
  • Identify those areas and mechanisms that may help or hinder the investigations and law enforcement personnel in the performance of their duties

Course Syllabus:

Satellite Communications Overview

  • Common types of satellites
  • Comparing satellites
  • Orbits
  • Orbit types: GEO, LEO, MEO, HEO
  • Space Segment
  • Laws of satellite motion
  • Basic Components
  • Spacecraft, transponders, and launch vehicles.
  • Transmitters
  • Transponder
  • Antennas
    Power Generation
  • Payload
  • Propulsion
  • Launch vehicles
  • Spectrum
  • Bands
  • Channels
  • Carriers
  • Channelization
  • Satellite Access Techniques

Technical Overview of Common Satellite communications Terminology

  • EIRP, G/T, contours, and their relationships to dish size
  • Gains, losses, and levels
  • Fundamentals of dB and level calculations
  • Signals, noise, and spectrums
  • Antennas, including side lobes, patterns, and gain
  • Propagation, including rain fade, blockage, snow/ice effects
  • Satellite links, with a breakdown of how to link budget concepts, link margins, and availability.
  • Polarization
  • Earth station and equipment
  • Multiple Access Techniques
  • Access methods
  • Single-channel per carrier (SCPC)
  • Propagation Interference and Regulation
  • Payload Engineering
  • Spacecraft Engineering and Operations
  • Earth Station Engineering
  • Modems
  • Modulation and coding
  • Amplitude modulation
  • Frequency modulation
  • Phase modulation
  • Channel coding and decoding
  • Footprints
  • Link budget
  • Link margin
  • Payload
  • Gateway
  • NOC
  • SOC
  • Horizontal and geographic satellite coordinates and looks angles
  • Trajectories

Basic Overview of GMR-1

  • GMR-1: The basic circuit-switched model
  • GmPRS: Adding support for packet data
  • Mobile broadband and internet protocols
  • Overview of SGSN, GGSN
  • Basic concepts behind Ethernet, IP address, subnet, gateway/router address, DNS, DHCP, and NAT
  • GMR-1 3G
  • 3G Definitions by ITU-T and IMT-2000
  • Overview of CDMA, WCDMA, and UMTS
  • GEO-Mobile Radio Interface
  • Terminal-to-Terminal Call (TtT)

Basic Transmission Principles

  • Satellite architecture and subsystems
  • Baseband signals
  • Analog transmission
  • Digital transmission
  • Key parameters: EIRP G/T, SFD, Input/Output
  • Backoff, C/No, Eb/No
  • Typical link budget, link margin, and availability
  • Modulation systems (QPSK, OQPSK, MSK, 8PSK, and 16 QAM)
  • Basic aperture antenna definitions and relationships
  • Typical antenna configurations for satellite communications
  • Propagation and Interference
  • Radio noise
  • Interference between satellite networks
  • Interference with terrestrial networks

Network Architectures

  • Traffic multiplexing
  • Multiple access, and assignments strategies
  • Satellite Engineering for Communications Satellites

Properties of Bands

  • Availability
  • Current and projected Applications
  • UT/Terminal
  • Design process and suitability for manufacturing
  • Manufacturing process
  • Next-generation technologies
  • Platforms for Terminal (Chips, OS, MMI, etc)
  • Transmission (coding, modulations, etc)

Ground Segment

  • Types of earth stations
  • The architecture of the earth station
  • Design considerations
  • Earth station hardware
  • Antennas

RF Principals

  • IF and Baseband equipment
  • Terrestrial interface
  • Satellite tracking
  • Antennas

Overview of GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, and LTE Technologies

  • Different components of a GSM system and what each does
  • SIM
  • BTS
  • BSC
  • MSC
  • HLR
  • VLR
  • EIR
  • SMSC
  • GGSN
  • SGSN
  • UMTS and LTE Architecture

User terminals

  • General UT design – different subsystems and components
  • Types of antennas and design
  • Capabilities and limitations
  • Product development process

Satellite Link Design Fundamentals

  • Transmission equation
  • Satellite link parameters
  • Frequency considerations
  • Propagation considerations
  • Techniques to counter propagation effects
  • Noise considerations
  • Interference-related problems
  • Link design – procedure and link budget

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