RF Fundamentals for Wireless Networks

Wireless technology is here to stay and is growing faster than ever. This course will teach you the basics of radio frequencies, standards, how to handle interference, and how to choose appropriate antennas.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Oct 2, 2020
Duration
1h 53m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Oct 2, 2020
Duration
1h 53m
Description

Wireless technology is pervasive and growing at an ever-increasing rate. In this course, RF Fundamentals for Wireless Networks, you'll learn foundational knowledge of wireless technology. First, you'll learn about radio signals and modulation. Next, you'll explore radio frequency standards and how to handle interference. Finally, you'll discover how to choose the proper antenna for a certain requirement. When you're finished with this course, you should feel comfortable reviewing wireless device specification documents, and diving into the rest of our courses on wireless technologies.

About the author
About the author

Andrew has been in IT for 12 years, holding positions ranging from Systems Administrator, to Senior Network Engineer, to IT Manager as well as consulting for many years. He has been educating in IT for about 5 years in various mediums including as a Cisco Academy Instructor.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi, everyone. My name is Andrew Crouthamel, and welcome to my course, RF Fundamentals for Wireless Networks. I'm a senior network engineer and educator. This courses is an introduction to radio frequencies, wireless standards, and antennas. Some of the major topics include, RF signals and modulation, RF standards, signals interference and behavior, and finally, an introduction to antennas. By the end of this course, you will learn the fundamentals of RF, what they are and how they're used, as well as how they act in the real world. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with basic network technology or have your CCNA certification. From here, you should feel comfortable reviewing wireless device specifications documents and diving into the rest of our courses on wireless technologies. I hope you'll join me in this journey to learn wireless basics with the RF Fundamentals for Wireless Networks course, at Pluralsight.